James Halliday

Interim Director

(619) 297-2787 Ext. 2001
jhalliday@areasontosurvive.org

Meet the ARTS staff, a team of passionate Creative Youth Development professionals, dedicated to using art to improve the lives of National City youth, their families, and the community

Laura-Aparicio

Laura Aparicio

Student Services Manager

(619) 297-2787 Ext. 2007
laparicio@areasontosurvive.org

Linda Fisher-Dubois

Finance & Administrative Coordinator

(619) 297-2787 Ext. 2015
lfisher@areasontosurvive.org

Rob Tobin

Community Artist/Visual Arts

rtobin@areasontosurvive.org

Chris Schaie

Maker

Hulya-DArrigo

Hulya D’Arrigo, LCSW

Clinical Intern Program Manager

(619) 297-2787 Ext. 2006
hdarrigo@areasontosurvive.org

Christina Chomut

Media Arts Department Lead

cchomut@areasontosurvive.org

Albert Songalia

Visual Arts Department Lead

asongalia@areasontosurvive.org

ARTS Teaching Artists and Support Staff

Deejay Rich: Music Teaching Artist
Michelle Calimlim: Media Arts Teaching Artist
Chareen Pryor: Visual Arts Teaching Artist
Arlene Villa: Counselor Intern