Meet Our Staff



Sr. Coordinator

(805) 756-7625


BRADLEY KYKER, MS [he/him/his]

Bradley Kyker is senior coordinator for the Center for Service in Action at Cal Poly. He manages all community-based service learning placements and global service project trips, both domestically and internationally. He truly enjoys working with highly motivated students, and providing them with opportunities to make meaning out of their learning through service. Bradley has worked at Cal Poly since 2003, and was previously an academic counselor and director of a student center for academic support. Prior to his time at Cal Poly, he was an academic counselor at CSU, Long Beach. He is a 1992 alumnus of Cal Poly with a BS in Human Developmental Psychology. He received an MS in Counseling for Student Development in Higher Education from CSU, Long Beach in 2003.


A singer since childhood, Bradley has sung with many local choral programs, including the San Luis Obispo Master Chorale and OperaSLO.  He is grateful for his amazing family: his wife Nicole, his sons Samuel & Abram, and his yellow lab Egan.

EMMA HALEY [she/her/hers]

Emma Haley is the interim coordinator for the CSA and is a master of science candidate in the Higher Education Counseling and Student Affairs program at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California. She is originally from Los Osos, California and holds a B.S. in Visual Public Art, minoring in psychology from California State University Monterey Bay. 


Emma discovered her passion for service-learning and working with students while attending CSU Monterey Bay and serving the local neighborhoods of Seaside, Marina, and Salinas. After traveling the world and bartending for almost ten years, she decided it was time to make her passions a reality and further her education to obtain her dream job of counseling students and serving the local community in which she grew up. 



Interim Coordinator

(805) 756-7011


JASON MOCKFORD, MA [he/him/his]

Jason Mockford is the director of Leadership & Service in the Division of Student Affairs at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California. He is originally from Auburn, California and holds a B.S. in Graphic Communication and an M.A. in Counseling & Guidance, Higher Education, both from California Polytechnic State University.


Jason has been involved in a leadership role with NODA, the Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention in Higher Education as a Transfer Services Network Chair from 2011-2014 and as a member of the Annual Conference Advisory Committee in 2014. For six years he has been responsible for advising Cal Poly’s orientation board, Open House committee, and developing the nationally recognized orientation leader training program. He has served in leadership roles both on the Cal Poly campus and in national organizations. On top of all of these roles he is also a mediator with Creative Mediation in San Luis Obispo and serves on their Program Advisory Board.



Director, Leadership & Service

(805) 756-2476


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