Operations Team

 Jasmine Scott, Communication Specialist

Jasmine Scott is a passionate communications professional with experience in graphic design and social media on an international scope. Jasmine grew up in Southeast Missouri and received a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing from the University of Central Missouri in 2019. Currently, Jasmine is working toward her Master of Arts from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), where she will graduate in May of 2022 and relocate to Arizona. While obtaining her master's, Jasmine is working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at UNO and teaches advertising design and graphic design basics to undergraduate students. While in her master’s program, Jasmine’s research examines historically marginalized groups and their representation within popular culture. During Jasmine’s free time she enjoys reading, working out, playing with her dog (a Chiweenie named Snax), and rooting for the Kansas City Chiefs and LA Dodgers.

Susan Galpin, Administrative Specialist

Susan achieved her Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Sociology from Arizona State University in 2003. In 2018, she graduated with a Master of Legal Studies from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. She is a proponent of lifelong learning as it enhances social inclusion, active citizenship and individual development. She also holds that civic engagement makes a difference in civic life by promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.
Currently, Susan serves her community as a member of the ASU Law Alumni Advisory Council and as a member of the City of Scottsdale Judicial Appointments Advisory Board. She also served on the City of Scottsdale Human Relations Commission that advocates and promotes all dimensions of diversity and works toward cultural awareness and unity.
Prior to her volunteerism in Scottsdale, she was a member of the City of Phoenix Office of Diversity, Brown Bag Lunch Series Board, whose mission it was to promote the value of cultural diversity for positive exchange among diverse groups. She also served as a Grants Review Panelist with the City of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture as grants were awarded to non-profit cultural organizations for education and community-based activities. She also participated in the Returning Students Program at Arizona State University as a mentor to students returning to academia, and served as a proctor with the Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessments program.
While Susan has worked in a corporate law department environment over the last fifteen years, she welcomes the opportunity to return to Arizona State University and the School of Social Transformation as a staff member at CGEST.

Manfred Reysser, Project Coordinator

Manfred was born and raised in a small city in Southern Germany. He studied Physics at Julius-Maximilians-Universität of Würzburg, Germany and spent one year as exchange student at State University of New York at Albany. He spent the majority of his professional life working at Intel, first at Intel Caribbean, Inc. in Puerto Rico and later at Intel Corporation in Chandler, Arizona. At Intel, he worked in Quality and Reliability Engineering and Program Management. Manfred was involved in many different projects large and small and he is thrilled to be part of the CGEST team. He has two adult sons and enjoys spending time with his wife. He is also active as a soccer referee in AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization).