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Bradley Kyker, MS (He/Him/His) 

Assistant director

Bradley Kyker is assistant director of Leadership & Service for the Center for Service in Action at Cal Poly. He leads the team in offering service programming locally, nationally, and globally, which affords students an opportunity to grow professionally while learning how to be mindful global citizens. 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.





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Emma Haley, MS (She/Her/Hers)J


Emma Haley is the program coordinator for the CSA and recently graduated with a Master of Science 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.A. 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. 










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Vyn Natale, (They/Them) 


Vyn Natale is the AmeriCorps VIP fellow currently serving in the Center for Service in Action. Originally from the Bay Area, Vyn graduated from California Lutheran University in 2022 with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Philosophy before moving back to the Bay Area and working in an elementary school in special education. After moving to SLO to be closer to friends, Vyn happened upon an advert for AmeriCorps in the SloDoCo donut shop and applied for the VIP position in the hopes of broadening their professional skills, perspective on the world, and their ability to serve those in need. Cal Poly's Center for Service in Action provides the perfect position to contribute to the SLO community and beyond by inspiring students to serve and diversify their college experience through volunteer service.
















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Jason Mockford, MA (He/Him/His)J

senior director, Leadership & Service

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.




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