UCLA Extension

The ALC Administrative Office

Meet the Staff

10995 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 614
Los Angeles, California 90024
Phone: (310) 825-9068 | Fax: (310) 825-6747 | Email: alc@uclaextension.edu

Patrick Colabucci

Patrick Colabucci
Director
Pat joined the ALC team in August of 2014. After earning his BA in Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, Pat spent 20 years overseas teaching and managing ESL programs in China, Japan, the UAE and Saudi Arabia. He earned his MA in Education with a focus on Teaching English as a Foreign Language at Temple University’s Tokyo campus.

Raisha Pacella
Program Representative
Raisha helps manage ALC’s part time evening/weekend courses and the Study Abroad at UCLA program. She joined the ALC in 2010, first as a work-study, then as a full-time assistant in the enrollment team. Raisha graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Women’s Studies and a minor in LGBT Studies.

Cobey Chang

Cobey Chang
Enrollment Services Manager
Cobey joined the ALC team in January 2014. She manages the enrollment services team and oversees ALC application processing. Previously, Cobey was the assistant to the Director and off-campus housing advisor. Prior to joining the ALC, Cobey worked in Human Resources and Property Management. Born and raised in Hawaii, Cobey received her B.A. in Psychology with an emphasis in Business from the University of Washington, Seattle.

Michael Lee

Michael Lee
Enrollment Services Assistant
Michael has been with the ALC for many years. He processes applications and provides support for individual and group enrollments, assists with coordination of UCLA on-campus housing for ALC students, and supports our information systems. He is a UCLA graduate.

Chloe Shenassa

Chloe Shenassa
Enrollment Services Assistant
Chloe joined the ALC in 2015. She is a part of the enrollment services team and helps to process applications, answer enrollment inquiries, and assists with all aspects of the enrollment process. Chloe graduated with college and Latin honors from UCLA, majoring in political science. Chloe speaks French fluently.

Enrique Godinez

Enrique Godinez
Front Office Coordinator
Born and raised in Mexico, Enrique moved to Los Angeles in 1990. He holds a degree in Arts from the University of Queretaro and a B.A. in Literature from UCLA. Enrique is fluent in English, Italian, French, and Portuguese. His greatest joy is interacting with students from all over the world.

Maxtla

Maxtla Benavides
Assistant to the Director
Maxtla joined the ALC team in January 2016. She is the assistant to the Director and off-campus housing advisor. Prior to joining the ALC, Maxtla worked in International Student Affairs & Special Events. Maxtla received her M.S.Ed in Intercultural Communications from the University of Pennsylvania