• Aaron Mieszczanski
    Aaron Mieszczanski
    Director of Admission
    Aaron Mieszczanski
    Aaron Mieszczanski

    Director of Admission

    Aaron joined the Harvard-Westlake community in 2018. Originally from New York City, Aaron earned his B.A. in History from Williams College and his M.S.Ed. in Independent School Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to Harvard-Westlake, he spent five years as the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at San Francisco University High School and five years as the Senior Associate Director of Admission and Coordinator of Multicultural Outreach at the Thacher School. Aaron currently serves as a member of the Caroline D. Bradley Scholarship selection committee and the Enrollment Management Association’s Admission Leadership Council.  

  • 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.    

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • 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. 

  • Maria Arias
    Maria Arias
    Admission Assistant /Middle School Receptionist