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About Us

Mission Statement
The CSUN Financial Aid and Scholarship Department promotes access to higher education by delivering accurate funding to eligible students in a timely manner. As we fulfill this mission, we educate students through outreach and counseling about life-skills and how to access and manage resources.  We support students with empathy and encourage civic responsibility, accountability, and financial well-being from a holistic approach.

Through our work we express the following values: respect, fairness, flexibility, integrity, patience, empathy, tolerance, inclusion and sustainability.

Linda BrignoniLinda Brignoni, Director

Linda Brignoni is the director of the Financial Aid & Scholarship Department.  Ms. Brignoni provides leadership and guidance to the department and has more than 33 years of experience in the financial aid field as well as education-related experience in the nonprofit and private sector.  She earned her bachelor's degree in sociology and her master's degree in foundations of education from CSUN.


Staff Directory

Alain Resurreccion, Communications & Systems Specialist

Alejandra Fregozo, Campus Scholarships Coordinator

Alejandro A. Mercado, Academic Works Coordinator

Andrea Bernal, FA Module System Specialist

Armenka Khashmanyan, Financial Aid Counselor

Bhernard Tila, Financial Aid Representative

Bianca Lorona, Specialized Ops Coordinator

Boris Blanco, Financial Aid Rep/Gain Liaison

Charnae V. Bailey, Financial Aid Counselor/EOP and DREAM Coordinator

Courtney Newman, Financial Aid Counselor

Denise L. Hansford, Compliance Officer

Diana Medina, FA Counselor/FWS Coordinator

Domenica Majalca,  Interim Associate Director, Student Relations & Financial Literacy

Domonique Isabeau, Financial Aid Representative

Elizabeth Arias, Athletic Financial Aid Coordinator

Emily C. Fitch, FA Grad & Retention Specialist

Gina Perez, Account Support

Irina Maraminskaya, Loan Technician

Jayne Ponce Calucag, File Center Assistant

Jesus R. Alvarez, Financial Aid Representative

Kathryn Vanegas, Assistant to the Director/Office Manager

Kevin Pedraza, Financial Aid Representative

Krista Groce, Functional Analyst

Laura A. Santa Cruz, Financial Aid Representative

Mariana T. Saavedra, Grant Technician

Mayra Aurell, Financial Aid Counselor

Mayra Gonzalez,  Financial Aid Counselor/Academic Grants Coordinator

Mitchell V. Lieu, Information Technology Consultant

Pamela Zapata,  Financial Aid Counselor

Sara Aquino, Scholarship Technician

Sarah Perez, Financial Aid Counselor

Shelline Warren, Sr. Associate Director

Sonya Adlersberg, Financial Aid Counselor

Tsubura Caroline Talactac, Senior Specialist, Financial Aid Systems

Contact Information

Financial Aid & Scholarship Department
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8307

1.818.677.4085 Financial Aid
1.818.677.4907 Scholarships
1.818.677.2373 Work-Study

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