VA Leadership


Jay Villasenor
Academic Records Coordinator for Veteran Services


Raul Diaz
VA Work Study

I served in the U.S. Army as a 68W Combat Medic on active duty from 2010 to 2014 and am currently serving on the reserve component with the 7230th Medical Support Unit. I spent most of my time in upstate NY at Fort Drum 10th Mountain Infantry Division. In 2013, I deployed to Afghanistan with the 2-22 Infantry Regiment. Currently, I am using my Post 9/11 GI Bill, Ch. 33 to obtain a Marketing degree at California Baptist University. My goal is to help people and business all over reach identify and reach their potential, accomplish their goals, and communicate their message effectively through the power of marketing.


VA_Rida.jpgRida Neuhoff
VA Work Study

My husband served in the Coast Guard in both Northern California and Boston, Massachusetts. After he was medically retired, we moved back to the Riverside area. Before leaving the Coast Guard, he transferred his Post 9/11 GI Bill Chapter 33 benefits to me so that I could go back to school. I am working on a double major in Spanish and English here at CBU. Ultimately, I plan to be a Spanish interpreter. I am passionate about reaching out to and serving our dependent students using educational benefits.

You can reach them at or (951) 552-8522.