Contact Info for Potter's Clay

Here are the best ways to reach someone regarding Westmont's student-led Spring Break ministry in Ensenada Mexico.

In Ensenada

Phone service to the numbers below is typically quite good. In most cases these people will be available from 9am to 9pm. For after-hours emergencies, try the number/s shown below the table. Our cost for international service is appx $1.40/min, so please use the cell numbers ONLY for emegency calls. (If you have Nextel service you can DC us at no cost to you or us.)

Non-urgent inquiries should be directed to the Risk Assistant in Santa Barbara either by phone
(805/565-6201x1) or email.

Note that for various reasons the phones may be used by others than the individuals indicated. The phone numbers on the shaded rows are only activated for the Spring Break trip.

Name, Role US Cell Nextel DC
Troy Harris, Asst VP of Institutional Resilience 805-455-6633 152*1003588*3
Andy Wood, Asst Director of Campus Life
805-637-3083 152*1003588*1
John Draper, Senior Risk Management Coordinator

949-813-3188 or


Student Leaders
Lauren Lamparter, Transportation & Safety 949-616-9003 152*8*5963
Brian Frueh, Mayra Toscano
PC Co-Directors
Joey Farbstein, Prayer & Worship   152*8*5945
Nicole Loftis, Travis Smelley, Construction   152*9*16928
Stephanie Hynes, Brady Quon, MedDent   152*9*17640
Tanner Wolf, Annmarie Rodriguez, Sports   152*8*5962
Michelle Macdonald, Jeremy Ecklund, VBS   152*9*16929
McKenna Mowery, Nathan Ngo, Business/Kitchen   152*9*17643
Taylor Boyle, Communications/Mobile Salon   152*8*5941

If you're unable to reach Troy at his number noted above, try these numbers (as dialed from US):
Mexican cell: 011521-646/142-4113 (usually available daytimes 9am-9pm)
Satellite phone: 1-480/768-2500 to access the system, then 88-164/144-4101 to reach the phone (satfone only turned on in event of regional disaster)

In Santa Barbara

Westmont's Situation Readiness & Response Team (SRT) will be standing by thruout the Spring Break week to field emergency calls if necessary. To reach one of them leave word with our Public Safety officer on duty at 805/565-6222. Provide your name and number provide so that we can return your call as quickly as possible.


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