• Elizabeth Gregory Riordan
    Elizabeth Gregory Riordan
    Director of Admission
    Elizabeth Gregory Riordan
    Elizabeth Gregory Riordan

    Director of Admission

    Elizabeth has over 40 years of experience working in independent schools. During her tenure at Westlake School and Harvard-Westlake School, Elizabeth's range of experience included the positions of Dean, Director of Financial Aid, and Photography and Visual Arts teacher. She currently serves on the board of ERB, Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools, and USA Ready Study. She was instrumental in the establishment of the Los Angeles Consortium of Secondary School Admission Directors and the Independent School Alliance.  Elizabeth graduated from The Bishop's School in La Jolla, California and holds a B.F.A. from UCLA.

  • Michelle Hung '91
    Michelle Hung '91
    Senior Associate Director of Admission
    Michelle Hung '91
    Michelle Hung '91

    Senior Associate Director of Admission

    Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and graduated from the M.F.A. film directing program at UCLA Film School. In addition to previously working as an admission officer at Yale University and Hampshire College, Michelle also toured widely with her short films on the festival circuit from the Santa Barbara Film Festival to The Tribeca Film Festival. Currently, Michelle interviews and counsels students and families through the application process, coordinates the Parent Ambassador program, and oversees publications and digital content for the Admission Office. A graduate of the last class at Westlake School, Michelle joined the admission office in 2007.

  • Nancy Jeon '89
    Nancy Jeon '89
    Associate Director of Admission and Enrollment Management
    Nancy Jeon '89
    Nancy Jeon '89

    Associate Director of Admission and Enrollment Management

    Nancy's history with the Harvard-Westlake Middle School campus starts with her time as a Westlake student in the '80s.  After earning her B.A. from Stanford University and her M.Ed. from UCLA, Nancy joined the Harvard-Westlake English Department in 1994.  She has taught 7th, 8th, and 9th grade English and served as a Middle School Dean from 1998-2004.  After taking time off to spend with her three children, Nancy returned to Harvard-Westlake in 2012 and joined the Admission Office in 2013.  

  • Janine Hancock Jones
    Janine Hancock Jones
    Associate Director of Admission / Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    Janine Hancock Jones
    Janine Hancock Jones

    Associate Director of Admission / Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Janine joined the Admission Office in 2015.  In addition to her work in the Admission Office, Janine serves as Harvard-Westlake's first Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  

    Prior to Harvard-Westlake, she worked as a lawyer at several large law firms and served as Senior Advisor/Deputy Legal Counsel to former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland.  Janine works closely with prospective families throughout the application process and coordinates the Student Ambassador Program.  

    Janine's husband, Chris, is an Upper School Dean and their daughters, Taylor and Avery, are current students.    

  • Oscar Cancio '04
    Oscar Cancio '04
    Associate Director of Admission
    Oscar Cancio '04
    Oscar Cancio '04

    Associate Director of Admission

    Oscar grew up in the Koreatown and Mid-City neighborhoods of Los Angeles and graduated from Harvard-Westlake in 2004. Most recently, Oscar was Associate Director of Admissions for the University of La Verne’s Orange County Campus in Irvine. Prior to La Verne, Oscar worked for the admission offices of Bates College and USC. He earned his B.A. in English with a focus on African-American literature from Bates College in Lewiston, ME.  He also holds a Business Certificate from UCLA Extension.

    Oscar works closely with all applicant families and the student ambassador program; he also leads outreach efforts to schools new to Harvard-Westlake. He is also available to help Spanish speaking families.  

    When not at work, Oscar can be found playing ice hockey, boxing, or rooting for the Boys in Blue at Dodger Stadium. 

  • Meagan Salmon
    Meagan Salmon
    Admission Administrator
    Meagan Salmon
    Meagan Salmon

    Admission Administrator

    Meagan joined the Admission Office in 2016. Prior to Harvard-Westlake, she completed a B.A. in Business Administration from University of Washington, Seattle. Meagan previously worked at the Alumni Associations of the University of Washington and University of Washington, School of Medicine. Most recently, Meagan worked at a business management and accounting firm in Beverly Hills. Meagan works closely with prospective families during the application process.

  • Robin Keith
    Robin Keith
    Admission Office
    Robin Keith
    Robin Keith

    Admission Office

    Robin Keith comes to the Admission Office this year from The John Thomas Dye School in Los Angeles. Prior to that, she worked at Curtis School for 9 years and served as the Director of Advancement.

    Robin is a native of the City of Angeles and earned a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA. While she is new to the Admission Office, she is not new to the Harvard-Westlake community as her daughter, Sarah ’15, and her son, Alec ’16, are graduates of the school.