ICC Officers and Staff

The Inter-Club Council (ICC) is an umbrella organization representing cultural, educational, honorary, philanthropic, religious, and social interests here at De Anza College. Meet our Officers and staff who lead the ICC - scroll to learn more about us and how to get in touch!

Khanh Ngo | ICC Chairperson

Email: ICCChairperson@fhda.edu | Office Hours: TBD

  • Major: Undeclared (Interest in Biochem / Chem Engineering
  • Goal at De Anza: Making new friends, improving myself and becoming a better me, and also figuring out what I want to study in!
  • I want to Transfer to: either UC Berkeley or UC Davis
  • Hometown: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Hobbies: Art, skincare, foosball, paddle boarding
  • Why I joined the ICC: I love that the ICC represents the whole student body rather than just a small community of De Anza. I also want to make more friends and try my best to be involved/active in school activities. Overall, I wish to make my experience at De Anza as memorable and enjoyable as possible!

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Cedric Buenviaje | ICC Chair of Club Affairs

Email: ICCClubAffairs@fhda.edu | Office Hours: TBD

  • Major: Business Administration
  • Goal at De Anza: Transferring to a four-year university while also meeting new people and making friends!
  • I want to Transfer to: A UC or CSU
  • Hometown: Fremont, CA
  • Hobbies: I like making playlists, playing with my dog, and eating bibimbap :)
  • Why I joined the ICC: Community college is much more than just two years spent trying to transfer. I believe that students deserve an experience that makes their time at De Anza memorable and joining the ICC is how I plan to make this happen.

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Joowon Jang | ICC Chair of Equity

Email: ICCEquity@fhda.edu | Office Hours: TBD

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Goal at De Anza: Transfer to a 4-yr uni, but at the same time meet crazy/intelligent/smart people as many as I can
  • I want to Transfer to: UC Berkeley, Irvine, Davis, LA, Santa Clara, and Outer-state universities
  • Hometown: Incheon/Busan, South Korea 🇰🇷
  • Hobbies: Making songs, writing texts about how the world should be working, socializing with people, attending meetings from different groups, hiking, randomly lying down on a grassland and studying there :D
  • Why I joined the ICC: I joined the ICC because I thought this is like a higher version of normal club meetings. I liked how I could interact with other club members, and then I wanted to look in a bigger scale and interact with people from other club members/council members!

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Ruchira Danavadi | ICC Chair of Programs

Email: ICCPrograms@fhda.edu | Office Hours: TBD

  • Major: Psychology
  • Goal at De Anza: Obtain my AA degree and transfer to a four-year university while also learning and being directly involved with students and the community.
  • I want to Transfer to: UC Davis, UC San Diego or any of the UCs, SJSU
  • Hometown: India
  • Hobbies: Listening to music, hiking, swimming and cooking
  • Why I joined the ICC: Being a member of clubs myself and seeing the favorable impacts they had on students, especially during the pandemic when we were unable to socialize, form friendships, and experience college life. Being a member of ICC and serving as the Chair of Programs gives me a fantastic opportunity to directly participate in the student body that plans and hosts college events while also supporting clubs that are essential to college life. The ICC is a great opportunity to embrace diversity and inclusivity among students who are part of a multicultural community. At ICC, I want to ensure that students enjoy themselves at De Anza and create lifelong memories.

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Alena Yuan | ICC Chair of Marketing

Email: ICCMarketing@fhda.edu | Office Hours: TBD

  • Major: Business Administration
  • Goal at De Anza: My goal at De Anza is to meet new people, friends, and have fun before transferring to a four-year university!
  • I want to Transfer to: UC Berkeley or UCLA
  • Hometown: Fremont, CA
  • Hobbies: I love weightlifting, thrifting, going to concerts, and watching k-dramas :)
  • Why I joined the ICC: I joined ICC because I love meeting new people and making new friends. Going to college is scary but also exciting, and I want to help other students have a fun and blissful time here at De Anza.

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Alicia Kong | ICC Secretary

Email: ICCSecretary@fhda.edu  | Office Hours: TBD

  • Major: Business Administration
  • Goal at De Anza: AA Degree in Business Administration and Certificate in Entrepreneurship
  • Hometown: Ipoh, Malaysia
  • Hobbies: Cooking, Boxing, Makeup & Skincare
  • Why I hope to get from working at the Office of College Life: To work, learn, and grow in a team-oriented environment, all while helping people daily.

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Maritza Arreola | ICC Advisor

Email: ICCAdvisor@fhda.edu | Office Hours: TBD

  • Title: Leadership Development & Student Activities Coordinator
  • Education: M.Ed. Student Affairs from UCLA; BA Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies from Mills College, transferred from Foothill College
  • Hometown: Mountain View, CA
  • Hobbies: Baking, playing Pokemon Go, getting excited over everyone's dogs, and trying new food spots
  • Why I joined De Anza's Office of College Life: I've had the chance to work in some great college spaces, but I'm excited for this role in strengthening student involvement and development opportunities for community college students. I know from experience that college is really what we make it. Regardless of what one's goals and aimed pathway look like, I know any student can have a meaningful experience here at De Anza by getting involved.

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Our office is located in the Lower Level of Hinson Campus Center, next to the DASG office.

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