Marty Remmell


(619) 297-2787 Ext. 2001

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


Emma Chammah

Director of Creative Community Development

(619) 297-2787 Ext. 2017

Jena Olson

Director of Development

(619) 297-2787 Ext. 2010


Laura Aparicio

Student Services Manager

(619) 297-2787 Ext. 2007

Linda Fisher-Dubois

Finance & Administrative Coordinator

(619) 297-2787 Ext. 2015

Alberto Ortiz

Development Coordinator, Americorps VISTA

(619) 297-2787


Hulya D’Arrigo, LCSW

Clinical Intern Program Manager

(619) 297-2787 Ext. 2006

Christina Chomut

Media Arts Department Lead

Albert Songalia

Visual Arts Department Lead

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