Veterans First Program
- Mission & Goals
- Veterans Outreach-Please Call Me
- Veterans First Program Team
- Donate Today! Invest in Veterans
- Scheduling Drop-in / Appointment with Veterans Counselor
- Priority Registration for Veterans
- Certify Classes
- Apply for VA Benefits
- Veterans Resource Center
- Veterans Work Study
- Fee Waiver for Veterans' Dependents
- SALUTE - Veterans Honor Society
- Mission: Leadership Updates Communication
- Vet Stories
- Past Events
- Mission SERVE Newsletter
- SVO Leadership
- Meeting Agenda / Minutes
Veterans First Program Team
The Veterans First Program Team supports veterans, military families (dependents & spouse of veterans), and reservists enrolled at Las Positas College. The team is comprised of individuals who have a strong commitment to serving veterans.
Evelyn Andrews Veterans Program Supervisor
I oversee the mission, vision and goals of the Veterans First Program, as well as compliance with the requirements for enforcing VA educational benefits with the Department of VA. As the daughter of a Navy veteran, I am excited to assist veterans who have earned their educational benefits and assist them in the attainment of their educational goals.
Trevor Penero, Veterans First Specialist
School Certifying Official.
Read my BIO here.
I am an Army Veterans with an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from Sacramento State University, and a master's degree in international relations from the American Military University. I look forward to serving veterans and military families in their pursuit of higher education. Proud to be part of the LPC Veterans First Program Team.
Jose Calderon, Veterans First Counselor
I am here to assist students with the college registration and enrollment processes. As a Navy veteran, I understand the importance of providing our veteran students with adequate support. I am very excited to serve as a resource in order to ensure our veterans feel welcomed at LPC.
Jennifer Tonn Veterans Counseling Assistant II
I am here to assist students in the Veterans Center to provide counseling related information and Veterans First Program support services to students and other persons.
Jennifer Lininger, Veterans Outreach Specialist
Starting in May 2022. I am very excited to be here in this amazing office, supporting our veteran students. Outreach is about connection. I assist with connecting veterans to Las Positas College and our office, connecting veteran organizations to our campus and students, and connecting businesses that want to support LPC veterans to our office and students. I look forward to meeting and connecting with all of you in the near future.
Kevin Feaster, Veterans First Success Coach
US Army Veteran. Provide academic support and coaching for student veterans; in-reach communication with continuing veterans to keep the motivated and inspired. Currently working on an undergraduate degree at San Jose State in Mathematics and Philosophy; LPC alumnus. Fun facts: Loves to Cook, Passion for education; Served as a Protective Service Detail NCO in Germany.
Tracey Walker, Veterans First Success Coach
US Navy Veteran. My responsibilities as a success coach include assisting veteran students and military dependent students with outlining their goals, providing support and guidance when necessary to help achieve goals. Currently enrolled at San Jose State University pursuing a graduate degree in Guidance and Counseling. I am an alumnus of Las Positas College earning my Associates of Science degree in Fire Science Technology. I also hold a Sociology degree from Santa Clara University. Fun fact: I played professional basketball in Iceland.
Veterans Workstudy & Tutorial Team
The Veterans First Program is staffed with a team of excellent veterans work study are students at LPC who are available to answer quick questions, direct you to appropriate resources and services, schedule an appointment for you to meet with a Veterans Counselor, and offer peer support in your adjustment at Las Positas College.
Veterans First Program
Location: 3000 Campus Hill Drive, Bldg. 1310, Livermore, CA 94551
Veterans Virtual Welcome Center
Online Zoom Meeting ID: 885 1925 8951 # (Password: veterans)
Zoom Phone Dial:
+1 669 900 6833 (US Toll), or +1 346 248 7799 (US Toll), or +1 253 215 8782 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 885 1925 8951 # Password: 040665 #
Hours (Subj. to Change)
GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill