UCLA Extension

Meet the Staff

The ALC Academic Office

The Lindbrook Center (Classroom Site)
10920 Lindbrook Drive
Los Angeles, California 90024
Telephone: (310) 794-3251 | Fax: (310) 794-3259

Tara Neuwirth

Tara Neuwirth

Associate Director

Tara is the Academic Director of the Academic Intensive English and Intensive English Communication programs. From 1990 to 1997, she was an instructor in the academic program. Tara holds a BA from Stanford University, and an MA and MPhil from Yale University. She has directed English-language programs in New York City and Italy, and has lived in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.


Jelizabeth “Jay” True

Program Manager

Jay has been the ALC’s Program Manager since June 2015 and has worked for the UC system for over 17 years. She and her staff handle all administrative matters related to Intensive English programs. Jay holds a BA in Art History and Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a Master’s in Education from University of California, Los Angeles.

Michael White

Michael White

Program Representative

Mike has worked many years for UCLA Extension, previously in Marketing and Facilities departments. He holds a BA in History from the University of California, Los Angeles. Mike is part of the operations team helping run the Intensive ESL day-time programs.


    Cristy Portlock

     Administrative Assistant II

 Has been an Administrative Assistant II for ALC since 2016. She graduated from Hofstra
University in New York and has a B.A. in Linguistics.

June Kim

June Kim

Program Assistant

June joined the ALC in 2012. As a Program Assistant she is a part of the Lindbrook Center admin team that supports the Intensive English Programs. June graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a double major in Linguistics and Global Studies. She speaks English, Korean, and Spanish.






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