Student Community Liaison Committee

Role of SCLC within the Community

The Student Community Liaison Committee (SCLC), serves as a mechanism of communication among Cal Poly, Cuesta College, the City and County of San Luis Obispo, and community organizations.

The mission of SCLC is to proactively engage in discussions to promote positive relations, mutual respect, and improved quality of life for all citizens of San Luis Obispo.

Statement of Hope for the Community


In order to continually improve the relationship between all segments of the community, the Student-Community Liaison Committee strives to promote these principles:


  • Community members should be civil and respectful towards each other
  • Everyone has equal rights and responsibilities
  • Members of this community should treat each other with respect and consideration regardless of their duration of residency)
  • Community members should be held accountable for their actions
  • Community members should be respectful of other’s residence and property
  • Community members expect their residence to not be adversely affected by outside noise violations
  • Community members should be able to have social gatherings that are considerate, reasonable and appropriate for the time of day
  • Community members deserve to be recognized for their own actions and attitudes and not be pre-judged based on the actions and attitudes of others
  • Community members should not be stereotyped based on age or any other criterion
  • Community members deserve to be respected for what they contribute to the community
  • Community members have a responsibility to add positively to the community

2020-21 Membership

Name Position Representing
Name Tess Loarie Position ASI President, Chair Representing Cal Poly
Name Dawn Grillo Position ASCC President, Vice Chair Representing Cuesta College
Name Catherine Ogden Position Student-at-Large Representing Cal Poly
Name Brett Cross Position Residents for Quality Neighborhoods Representing San Luis Obispo Residents
Name Elizabeth Coria Position Vice President, Student Services Representing Cuesta College
Name Anthony Gutierrez Position ASCC Advisor Representing Cuesta College
Name Michelle Crawford Position ASI Interim Executive Director Representing Cal Poly
Name Derek Johnson Position City Manager Representing City of San Luis Obispo
Name Rick Scott Position Chief of Police Representing City of San Luis Obispo
Name Joy Pedersen Position Dean of Students Representing Cal Poly
Name Debbie Arnold Position Board of Supervisors Representing County of San Luis Obispo
Name Erica A. Stewart Position Mayor Representing City of San Luis Obispo
Name Tori Nardoni Position Panhellenic President Representing Cal Poly
Name TBD Position Student-at-Large Representing Cuesta College
Name Juventino Ortiz Position Community Member-at-Large Representing San Luis Obispo Residents
Name Harry Busselen Position Geographic Neighborhoods Assoc. Representing San Luis Obispo Residents
Name Coleton Pantley Position Interfraternity President Representing Cal Poly
Name Christine Wallace Position Neighborhood Outreach Manager Representing City of San Luis Obispo
Name Megan Motta Position United Fraternity & Sorority Council Representing Cal Poly
Name Nicolina Galante Position SLO Solutions/Creative Mediation Representing City of San Luis Obispo

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas and minutes for the SCLC are available upon request by contacting ASI Student Government at 805-756-1291 or