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Updated May 1, 2020

Joshua Adams, Dean, Business & Professional Studies
A.A., General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Accounting, Columbia College; MBA, Business Administration, Columbia College, M.A., Information Technology, American Military University. FSA: Business, Computer Studies, Work Experience

Charisse Arnold, Associate Dean, Public Safety/In-Service Programs
B.S., Social Sciences, California State University, San Luis Obispo; M.P.A., Public Administration, University of San Francisco. FSA: Administration of Justice, Public Administration/Political Science

Pedro Avila, Vice President Student Services/Assistant Superintendent
B.S., Business Administration, California State University, Fresno; M.B.A., Rockhurst University

Lisa Beach, Director, Distance Education
B.S., Business Administration, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; M.B.A., Business, Sonoma State University; M.S., Education-Online Teaching and Learning, California State University, East Bay.

Genevieve Bertone, Director, Student Equity & Persistence
B.A., Ethics & Religion, University of Oklahoma; M.A., Urban Planning, University of California Los Angeles; Ed.D., Educational Leadership, California State University, Northridge.

Michelle Booher-Poggi, Director, Student Outreach
A.A., Home Economics, Solano Community College; B.A., Home Economics, California State University, Sacramento.

Erin Bricker, Director, District and Community Relations
B.A., English Language and Literature and Psychology, University of Virginia

Lanny Brown, Associate Dean, Public Safety/Basic Academy
A.S., Administration of Justice, College of Marin; B.A., Organizational Behavior, University of San Francisco; M.A., Leadership, St. Mary’s College.

Robert Brownlee, Police Chief, District Police
A.A., Liberal Arts, University of Phoenix; B.S., Organizational Behavior and Leadership; University of San Francisco.

Heather Chierici, Project Manager (Measure H), Capital Projects
B.A., English-Writing, University of West Florida, Pensacola Florida

Frank Chong, President/Superintendent
B.A., Social Welfare and Asian American Studies; M.P.A., Public Administration, Harvard University; Ph.D., Educational Administration, Leadership and Technology, Dowling College.

Linda Close, Manager, Accounting
A.A., Humanities, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Art History, Mansfield University

Li Collier, Senior Dean, Counseling and Student Success
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara; M.B.A., National University

Christie Colόn, Human Resources Specialist Benefits (Confidential), Human Resources
Human Resources Administration Certificate, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Journalism with minor in Anthropology, San Diego State University.

Scott Conrad, Senior Director, Information Technology
B.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin; M.B.A., Information Systems, University of Minnesota; M.S., Management of Technology, National Technological University, Ed.D, Organizational Leadership, Brandman University

Denise Cooper, Manager, Admissions & Enrollment Services, Petaluma
B.A., Psychology, Sonoma State University; M.A., Counseling Psychology (MFT), University of San Francisco

Jana Cox, Director, Student Financial Services
B.A., Organizational Leadership, Chapman University; M.A., Human Resources, Chapman University

Rachael Cutcher, Manager, Student Financial Services
B.A., Communication Studies, Sonoma State University; Development Director Certificate, University of San Francisco

Bradford Davis, Dean, Workforce Development
A.A., Business, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Business Management, Sonoma State University; M.A., Educational Leadership, Concordia University. FSA: Work Experience, Agriculture/Natural Resources, Business

Hector Delgado, Manager, Southwest Santa Rosa Center
B.S., Physical Education, California State University, Sacramento; M.A., Counseling Psychology; University of San Francisco; Pupil Personnel Services Credential.

Deepa Desai, Manager, Payroll
A.S., Business Administration, Mendocino College

Brenda Dixon, Executive Assistant, Human Resources (Confidential)
A.A., Social & Behavioral Sciences, Santa Rosa Junior College

Tina Dodson, Director, Workforce Programs & CTE Grants/Career & Technical Education and Economic Development
B.A., Psychology, San Jose State University; M.A., Education Counseling, San Jose State University

Jeannie Dulberg, Director, Health Occupations Preparation and Educational Program (HOPE)
A.A., Forestry/Recreation, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Recreation Administration, California State University, Chico; M.A., Counseling, Sonoma State University

Bert Epstein, Manager, Student Health Services-Mental Health Programs
B.A., Political Economy of Industrial Societies, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University; PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University.

Robert Ethington, Senior Dean of Students, Student Life, Equity & Engagement
B.E.S., Educational & Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri; M.S., Student Affairs in Higher Education, Colorado State University. FSA: Guidance/Counseling

Dan Exelby, Manager, IT Infrastructure
B.A., Liberal Studies, Sonoma State University

Marlyn Garcia, Manager, Adult Education
A.A., Transfer Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Psychology, San Diego State University; M.A., School Counseling, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Mengistab Gebre, Supervisor, Custodial Services/Facilities Operations
A.S., Santa Rosa Junior College

Benjamin Goldstein, Dean, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Culinary Arts
B.A, Interdisciplinary Studies/Agriculture & Natural Resources; M.A., International Affairs & Sustainable Development, The American University; M.A., Natural Resources and Sustainable Development, University for Peace.

Robert Holcomb, Dean, Language Arts & Academic Foundations
B.A., Spanish, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; M.A., TESOL, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Education, Claremont Graduate University. FSA: English as a Second Language, English, Modern & Classical Languages, College Skills

Sarah Hopkins, Director, Human Resources
B.A., Business Management, Sonoma State University

Lisa Hotchkiss, Payroll Analyst (Confidential)
60 Units towards Associates Degree

Lily Hunnemeder-Bergfelt, Dean, Student Support Programs
B.S., Social Work, California State University, Sacramento; M.A., Education, California State University, Sacramento

Daniel James, Police Sergeant, District Police
A.S., Administration of Justice, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Criminal Justice, California State University, Sacramento

Stephanie Jarrett, Manager, Human Resources Training & Compliance
B.A., Psychology/English, Hunter College; M.S.W., Social Work, Stony Brook University

Kate Jolley, Vice President, Finance and Administrative Services
A.A., Accounting, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Accounting, University of Phoenix

Henry Lankford, Manager, Building and Equipment Maintenance

Nickolas Lawrence, Manager, Foster & Kinship Care Education Program
B.A., Physical Education, Westmont College; M.A., Education, University of California, Santa Barbara

David Liebman, Manager, Sustainability and Energy Programs, Capital Projects
B.S., Environmental Studies and Planning/Energy Management and Design, Sonoma State University

Kerry Loewen, Dean, Arts and Humanities
B.A., Liberal Arts, Evergreen State College; M.F.A., Studio Art, San Francisco State University. FSA: Art

Matthew Long, Dean, Student Services, Petaluma
B.A., History & Spanish, Willamette University; M.A., Counseling & Personnel Services/College Student Personnel, University of Maryland; PhD., Educational Leadership in Higher Education, Johnson & Wales University

Vanessa Luna Shannon, Director, Gateway to College/Petaluma
B.A., Psychology, California State University, Sacramento; M.A., Clinical Psychology, John F. Kennedy University

Matt Markovich, Dean, Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance/Athletics Director
B.A., Physical Education, Sonoma State University; M.A., Health Physical Education and Recreation; St. Mary’s College

Robin McHale, Manager, Environmental Health and Safety
B.S., Earth Science/Geology

Matthew McQuaig, Director, Media Services & Learning Technologies
B.A., Theology/Communications, Grove City College; M.S., Organizational Leadership, Geneva College

Nancy Miller, Director, Regional Adult Education Programs
B.A., Political Science, Sonoma State University

Rachel Minor, Museum Supervisor/Curator SRJC Multi Cultural Museum
B.A., Art, Humboldt State University

Sumita Mukherjee, Project Manager (Measure H), Capital Projects
Professional Bachelor’s Degree, Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

Connor Murphy, Manager, Shone Farm
B.A., Religious Studies, Westmont College; B.A., Languages, Literatures, & Culture, Colorado State University.

Karolina Nazario, Executive Assistant-Confidential, Academic Affairs (Acting)
B.A., International Studies and Public Policy and Service, Albion College; M.B.A., Business Administration, Hope International University

Rebecca Norwick, Director Student Health Services
B.S., Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.S., Nursing, Pace University; D.N.P., Nursing Practice, California State University, Fresno.

Matthew Pearson, Manager, Media Services-Petaluma
B.A., Theatre Arts, California State University, San Bernardino, CA

Steven Potter, Police Sergeant (Non-Exempt)
A.A., Behavioral Science, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Criminal Justice Management, Union Institute and University

Catherine Prince, Dean, Instruction & Strategic Program Development
A.A., Mathematics, Sacramento City College; B.A., Psychology, Sacramento State University; M.A., Education, Sacramento State University

Jeffrey Rhoades, Director, Community and Contract Education
B.S., Recreational Administration, California State University, Chico; M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, California State University, Stanislaus; Ed.D., Educational Leadership, California State University, Stanislaus

Javier Rodriguez Aguilera, Manager, Custodial and Facility Use Services
Sixteen (16) years of full-time experience at: University of California, Berkeley, CA; University of California, Merced, CA; and University of California, Santa Cruz, CA.

Darci Rosales, Manager, Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)/CCCP
B.S., Liberal Studies, Humboldt State University; M.A., Social Work, California State University, Sacramento

Mike Roth, Manager, Instructional Computing
Computer Support Specialist, Empire College; B.A., Psychology, University of Vermont; M.A., Religion, Temple University; M.A., Social Work, Adelphi University

Tammy Sakanashi, Interim Dean, Health Sciences
B.S. University of California, Berkeley; M.S. Cornell University FSA: Consumer & Family Studies

Jane Saldaña-Talley, Vice President, Academic Affairs
B.A, Psychology, Fresno State University, M.A., Psychology, Fresno State University; Ed.D., Educational Leadership, University of California, Davis

Whitney Schultz, Manager, Petaluma Business Services
B.A., Communications/Public Relations, Arizona State University; M.B.A., Business Administration, Columbia College

Ken Sebastiani, Director, Public Safety/Fire Technology
B.A., Management, Saint Mary’s College of California; M.S., Emergency Services Management, California State University, Long Beach

Vayta Smith, Director, Admissions & Enrollment Services
A.A., General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., American Multicultural Studies, Sonoma State University

Kevin Snyder, Interim Senior Director, Information Technology A.A., General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Music, University of California, Santa Barbara

Susan St. Clair, Executive Assistant, Finance & Administrative Services (Confidential)
B.A., Sonoma State University, School of Expressive Arts

Kimberly Starke, Dean, Disabled Student, Programs, and Services, Disability Resources
B.A., Speech Pathology & Audiology, Chico State University; M.A., Speech Pathology & Audiology, Chico State University. FSA: Disability Resources

Sussanah Sydney, Manager, Human Resources/Employment Equity
B.A., Business Administration, California State University, Bakersfield; M.S., Administration, California State University, Bakersfield

Victor Tam, Dean, Science, Technology Engineering, & Mathematics
B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley; M.S., Chemistry, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California, San Diego. FSA: Chemistry

Phyllis Usina, Interim Senior Dean, Learning Resources and Educational Technology
B.A., Biology, Sonoma State University; M.S., Library & Information Sciences, University of Illinois. FSA: Library

Michelle Vidaurri, Director, Assessment Services & Student Success Technology
A.A., Liberal Arts/Business, Columbia College; B.A., Business/Accounting, Ashford University; M.B.A, Business Administration, Liberty University

Gina Waggoner, Human Resources Specialist, Systems & Compensation (Confidential)
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Human Development, Sonoma State University; Human Resources Management Certificate, Sonoma State University

Maleese Warner, Director, Early Childhood Education
B.F.A., Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design; M.F.A., Fine Arts, University of the Arts, Philadelphia; M.A., Early Childhood Education, Ashford University

Don Webb, Director, Systems & Programming
B.A., Management, Sonoma State University

Catherine Williams, Dean, Instruction & Enrollment Management, Petaluma
B.A., Psychology, Dominican College; M.A., Child & Family Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology; PhD., Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology. FSA: Disabled Students Programs & Services, Behavioral Sciences

Christopher Wills, Manager, Farm Facilities & Products, Shone Farm
A.S., Chemistry, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Fermentation Science, University of California, Davis.

Greg Wycoff, Supervisor, Technical Services/Media Services
A.A., Electronics Technology, Napa Valley College

Hilleary Zarate, Manager, Student Life & Engagement Programs
Human Resources Management Certificate, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Sociology, San Francisco State University

Deborah A. Ziccone, Manager, Petaluma Student Engagement
B.A., Business Management, Sonoma State University