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Questions or comments about the staff directory may be sent to: Gina Waggoner, gwaggoner@santarosa.edu

Updated May 1, 2020

Tammy Alander, World Languages
A.S., Radiologic Technology, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Public Administration, University of San Francisco; M.A., Educational Technology, American College of Technology. FSA: Health Sciences

Andrea Alexander, Disability Resources/Petaluma Campus
B.A., Psychology, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Special Education, Sonoma State University. FSA: Disabled Students Programs & Services

Andrea Alvarado, Counseling
B.A., Psychology, University of California, San Diego; M.S., Counseling, San Francisco State University. FSA: Counseling

Roberto Alvarado, Counseling
B.A., Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley; M.S.W., Social Work, San Jose State University. FSA: Counseling

Mark Anderman, Music
B.A., Music, California State University, Long Beach; M.A., Music, San Francisco State University; D.M.A., Music Education, Boston University. FSA: Music

Joe Anderson, Administration of Justice
B.A., Political Science, University of California, Davis; J.D., Rutgers University. FSA: Administration of Justice

Brian Antonson, Communication Studies/Media Studies & Digital Filmmaking
B.A., Film & Video, University of Notre Dame; M.A., Media Ecology, New York University. FSA: Communication Studies

Michael Aparicio, Philosophy, Humanities, Religion Department
B.A., Philosophy, Sonoma State University; M.A., Philosophy, Boston University. FSA: Philosophy

Jennifer Apocotos-Kirk, Health Sciences
B.S., Dental Hygiene, University of California, San Francisco; M.A., Education, Sonoma State University. FSA: Health Sciences

Jocelyn Arild, Counselor/Disabled Students Programs and Services
B.A., Women’s and Gender Studies/Sociology; M.A., English, Sonoma State University; M.S., Counseling Psychology/Marriage and Family Therapy, Dominican University of California. FSA: Disabled Students Programs & Services

Ashley Arnold, Disability Resources/Petaluma
B.A., English, Fort Lewis College; M.A., Special Education, University of Northern Colorado. FSA: Disabled Students Programs & Services

Laura Aspinall, Disability Resources
B.A., Psychology, University of Oregon; M.A., Special Education, San Francisco State University. FSA: Disabled Students Programs & Services

Smita Avasthi, Public Services Librarian, Learning Resources
B.A., English, Lewis & Clark College; M.L.I.S., University of Washington; M.A., English, University of Oregon, Ph.D., English, University of Oregon. FSA: Library Science

Filomena Avila, Guidance/Counseling
B.A., Liberal Studies, UC Santa Barbara; M.S.W., San Jose State University. FSA: Guidance/Counseling

Allison Baker, History/Social Sciences/Petaluma
B.A., History, Brown University; M.A., History, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, History, University of Pennsylvania. FSA: Social Sciences

Barbara Barajas, Counseling/Bilingual
A.A., Liberal Studies, Oxnard Community College; B.A., Spanish, California State University Los Angeles; M.S., Counseling & Guidance, California Lutheran University. FSA: Counseling

Anne Belden, Communication Studies
B.A., Communication Studies, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A. Communication Studies, Stanford University. FSA: Communication Studies

Jody Benecke, Music
B.M., Vocal Performance, Northwestern University; M.M. Vocal Performance, Northwestern University. FSA: Music

Jeanette Ben Farhat, Social Sciences
B.A., Social Science, California State University, San Francisco; M.A., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley. FSA: Social Science

Joshua Beniston, Sustainable Agriculture
B.A., Plant Biology, Ohio University; M.S., Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University; Ph.D., Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University. FSA: Agriculture/Natural Resources

Vincent E. Bertsch, Engineering and Applied Technology Department
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University; M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara. FSA: Engineering, Physics, Applied Technology

Colette Bizal, Biological Sciences
B.S., Biology, Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Exercise Physiology, Pennsylvania State University; Sc.D., Environmental Health Sciences (Physiology). FSA: Biological Sciences

Marc Bojanowski, English
B.A., English, University of California, Berkeley; M.F.A., Creative Writing, The New School. FSA: English

Bita Bookman, English as a Second Language
M.Ed., TESOL, Framingham State University. FSA: English as a Second Language

Anna Brown, Mathematics/Petaluma
B.A., Anthropology, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Mathematics, San Francisco State University. FSA: Mathematics

Michael Brumbaugh, Biological Sciences
B.S., Conservation & Resource Studies, University of California Berkeley; PhD, Biology Sciences, University of Texas. FSA: Life Sciences

Rudolf Budginas, Music/Coordinator of Piano & Digital Audio
M.M., Piano Performance, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; D.M.A., Music, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. FSA: Music

Kirby Bunas, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, UC Berkeley; M.A., Mathematics, UC Santa Cruz. FSA: Mathematics

Lacey Campbell, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
B.S., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University; M.S., Coaching, United States Sports Academy.
FSA: Physical Education

Jennifer Carlin-Goldberg, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, Sonoma State University; M.A., Mathematics, San Francisco State University; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz. FSA: Mathematics

James Cason, Culinary Arts
A.S., Culinary Arts, Central Piedmont Community College
FSA:  Culinary Training

Jennifer Castello, Health Sciences
B.S., Nursing, University of San Francisco; M.S., Nursing Informatics, University of San Francisco. FSA: Health Sciences

Carmen Castillo, English
A.A., General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., English, University of California Berkeley. FSA: English

Sheryl Cavales Doolan, English
A.A., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., English, Sonoma State University; M.A., English, Sonoma State University. FSA: English

Nancy Chinn, Disability Resources
B.A., Communicative Disorders, San Francisco State University; M.S., Speech Pathology, San Francisco State University; E.D. Educational Leadership, UC Davis. FSA: Disabled Students Programs & Services

Jeff L. Clark, Mathematics
B.S. Applied Math Sonoma State University; M.S. Applied Math California State University Hayward. FSA: Mathematics

Michelle Conley, Economics
B.A., Economics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Econometrics, California State University, San Francisco. FSA: Economics

Joseph Corcoran, Communication Studies
A.A., College of the Redwoods; B.A., Speech Communication, California State University at Humboldt; M.A., Public Communication, California State University at Chico. FSA: Communication Studies

Nicole Corcoran, Counseling/Transfer Center Director
B.A., Sociology, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Counseling, Sonoma State University. FSA: Counseling

Leslie Crane, Health Sciences
ADN, Nursing, Long Beach City College; B.S., Health Sciences, Chapman University; M.S.N., Nursing & Education, Sonoma State University; Ed.D., Education and Educational Technology, University of Phoenix. FSA: Health Sciences

Canon Crawford, Public Services Librarian
B.A., German, Augustana College; M.L.I.S, University of Illinois, Urbana. FSA: Library Science

Christopher Cullen, English
B.A., English, Chico State University; M.A., English, Chico State University; M.F.A., Creative Writing, Eastern Washington University. FSA: English

Erin Daniels, Learning Resources-Electronic Services Librarian
B.A., English and German, University of Portland; M.L.I.S., Simmons College. FSA: Library Science

Felicia Darling, College Skills
B.S., Mathematics, Johnson State College; MEd., Curriculum & Instruction, Lyndon State College; PhD., Mathematics Education, Stanford University. FSA: College Skills, Adult Education

Modhurima DasGupta, Behavioral Sciences
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Sociology, Brown University; PhD, Sociology, Brown University. FSA: Behavioral Sciences

Dante DePaola, Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance
B.A., Human Biodynamics, University of California, Berkeley. FSA: Physical Education

Salvador Diaz, History/Social Sciences
B.A., History. Fresno State University; M.A., History, Princeton University. FSA: Social Sciences

Anne-Marie Donegan, Social Sciences
B.A., European History, Colgate University; M.A., U.S. History, San Francisco State University. FSA: Social Sciences

Diane Donnelly, Health Sciences/ADN
A.S.N., Nursing, College of Marin; M.S.N., Nursing, University of San Francisco. FSA: Associate Degree Nursing

Laura Downing-Lee, Theatre Arts and Fashion
B.A., Mass Communication, UC Davis; M.A., Drama, San Francisco State University; M.F.A., Directing, University of Washington. FSA: Academic Theatre Arts

Joanie Dyback, Administration of Justice
B.A., Criminal Justice, Mansfield State College; M.S., Criminal Justice, California State University, Sacramento; J.D., Golden Gate University. FSA: Administration of Justice

Vera (Lynn) Erikson Rhode, College Skills
B.S., Business Administration, Sonoma State University; M.A., Education Instruction, Saint Mary’s College. FSA: College Skills

Robin Eurgubian, Counseling
A.A., Liberal Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., Counseling, Sonoma State University. FSA: Counseling

Angie Evins-Schroader, English
B.A., English Language & Literature, University of Chicago; M.A., English, Sonoma State University. FSA: English

Debbie Ezersky, Disability Resources
B.A., Liberal Arts, Evergreen State University; M.S.W., Social Work, Yeshiva University. FSA: Disabled Students Programs & Services

Tom Falbo, Mathematics
B.S., Applied Mathematics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Mathematics, University of Oregon. FSA: Mathematics

Daniel Famini, Agriculture/Natural Resources
A.A./A.S., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley; D.V.M., Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis. FSA: Agriculture/Natural Resources

Jean Farnham, Health Sciences
B.S., Nursing, Midland Lutheran College; M.S., Nursing, Nebraska Methodist College. FSA: Health Sciences

Joseph Fassler, Chemistry & Physics
B.S., Chemistry, California Institute of Technology; M.S., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley. FSA: Chemistry

Mark Ferguson, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, Western Oregon University; B.A., Business, Western Oregon University; M.A., Mathematics, Oregon State University. FSA: Mathematics

Steven Fichera, Business
A.A., History, Ocean County College; B.A., History, Rutgers College; M.B.A., Business Administration, Rutgers School of Business; J.D., Rutgers School of Law. FSA: Business Administration

Rhonda Findling, Counseling
B.A., Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., Career Development, John F. Kennedy University. FSA: EOPS Counseling, Guidance/Counseling

Betsy Fischer, Culinary Arts
FSA: Culinary Arts

Lucinda Fleckner, Health Sciences/Dental Hygiene
B.S., Dental Hygiene, Loma Linda University; M.S., Dental Hygiene, University of California, San Francisco. FSA: Health Sciences

Jerome Fleg, Music
B.M., Music, Peabody Conservatory; M.M., Music, University of Northern Colorado; D.M.A., Music, University of Colorado. FSA: Music

Amy Roscielle Flores, College Skills/Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, Baguio Colleges Foundation/Benguet State University; M.A., Education, New Mexico State University. FSA: College Skills, Adult Education

Matthew Fontana, Chemistry
B.A., Physics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles. FSA: Chemistry

Alexa Forrester, Philosophy, Humanities, Religion Department
B.A., Philosophy, Vassar College; M.F.A., Creative Writing, University of Michigan; Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Michigan. FSA: Philosophy

Kasia Fortunati, Counseling/Calworks
B.A., Psychology, Sonoma State University; M.S., Counseling Psychology, Dominican University. FSA: Counseling

Ann Foster, English
B.A., French, San Diego State University; M.A., Education, Sonoma State University. FSA: English

Nicole Frantz, Counseling
A.A., Liberal Arts, Orange Coast College; B.A., French, California State University Long Beach; M.A., English, TESOL, San Francisco State University; M.A., Counseling/Psychology, University of San Francisco. FSA: Counseling

Bennett Friedman, Music
B.A., M.A., California State University, San Francisco; attended Berkeley College of Music, Boston; taught at California State University, San Francisco, College of Marin, Foothill College, Canada College and Merritt College. FSA: Music

Karen Frindell Teuscher, Chemistry & Physics
B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara. FSA: Chemistry

Hiroshi Fuchigami, Art
B.A., Sociology, Rikkyo University; M.F.A., Photography, Savannah Georgia College of Art and Design; M.F.A., Ceramics/Applied Art, San Diego State University. FSA: Art

Mackenzie Galindo, Counseling
A.A., Humanities and Fine Arts, Napa Valley College; B.A., Human Development, Sonoma State University; M.Ed., Counselor Education, University of Alaska. FSA: Counseling

Guillermo Garcia, Counseling
A.A., Sociology, Fullerton College; B.A., Community Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz; B.A., Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., Education, California Polytechnic State University. FSA: Counseling

Luz Garcia, English as a Second Language
B.A., English, Sonoma State University; M.A., TESOL, Grand Canyon University. FSA: English as a Second Language, English.

Roy Gattinella, Business
B.A., Political Science, Widener University; M.B.A., Marketing, College of Notre Dame. FSA: Business Administration

Elhadji Gaye, Mathematics
B.S., Science & Technologies, University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis; M.S., Microelectronic Systems & Telecommunications, University of Nice, Sophia Antipolis; M.S., Mathematics, University of Cincinnati

Kathryn Gerber, Earth & Space Sciences
B.A., Geography, California State University Northridge; M.A., Geography, California State University Northridge. FSA: Earth & Space Sciences

Marco Giordano, English
B.A., M.A., University of California, Berkeley. FSA: English, Remedial Reading & Writing, English as a Second Language

Lizbeth Giron-Brosnan, Counseling
A.A., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Mexican American Studies, Sonoma State University; M.A., Counseling, Sonoma State University. FSA: Counseling

Saska Gjorgievska, Physics
B.S., Physics, Sts. Cyril & Methodius University of Skopje; B.S., Meteorology, Sts. Cyril & Methodius University of Skopje; Ph.D., Physics, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. FSA: Physics

Emilio Gomez, Social Sciences/Economics
B.A., Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies; M.A., Applied Economics, San Diego State University. FSA: Social Sciences

Margarita Gonzalez-Jordan, Counseling
B.S., Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine; M.A. Counseling, Sonoma State University. FSA: Counseling

Dean Gooch, Mathematics
A.S., Biology, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Entomology, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Mathematics, California State University, Sonoma. FSA: Mathematics

Ivana Gorgievska, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; M.S., Mathematics, University of New Mexico. FSA: Mathematics

Melissa Gory, Health Sciences
ADN, Nursing, Santa Rosa; B.A., Psychology, Sonoma State University; B.S., Nursing, Western Governors University; M.S., Nursing, Western Governors University. FSA: Health Sciences

Robert Grandmaison, Applied Technology
A.A., Liberal Arts & Sciences, Venture College; B.A., Architecture, California Polytechnic University. FSA: Applied Technology

Chris Grant, Counselor
A.A., Associate of Arts, College of the Redwoods; B.A., Liberal Studies, Humboldt State University; M.A., Counseling, Sonoma State University. FSA: Counseling, Disability Resources

Margaret Grayson, Disability Resources
B.A., Liberal Studies, University of California Santa Barbara; M.S., Counseling, San Francisco State University. FSA: Disabled Students Programs & Services

Anthony Graziani, Biological Sciences
B.S., Biology, St. Mary’s College of California; M.S., Biology, California Polytechnic State University. FSA: Life Sciences

Amanda Greene, Counseling
B.A., Sociology, University of California, Davis; M.A., Counseling, California State University, Sacramento. FSA: Counseling

Joel Grogan, Agriculture & Natural Resources
B.A., Environmental Horticulture, Sonoma State University; M.L.A., Landscape Architecture, University of Oregon. FSA: Agriculture & Natural Resources

Regina Guerra, College Skills
B.A., Mathematics, Mills College; M.Ed., Math Education, East Tennessee State University

Michael T. Hale, English
B.A., English, California State University, Northridge; M.A., English, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D., American Culture Studies, Bowling Green State University. FSA: English

Vincent Hamilton, Counseling/Petaluma
B.A., Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Educational Counseling, San Jose State University. FSA: Counseling

Alice Hampton, Child Development
B.S., Human Ecology, Cornell University; M.A., Human Development, Pacific Oaks College.
FSA: Child Development

David Harden, Computer Studies
B.S., Mathematical & Computational Sciences, Stanford University; M.S., Computer Science, Stanford University; M.A., Theology (Biblical Studies and Theology Format), Fuller Theological Seminary. FSA: Computer Studies

Jessica Harris, Library
B.A., English, Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Library Science, Simmons College. FSA Library

Jill Harrison, Health Sciences/Nutrition
B.S., Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management; B.S., Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Hawaii. FSA: Nutrition

Michael Henry, Biological Sciences
B.S., Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis; M.S., Biology, San Diego State University. FSA: Life Sciences

Leena Her, Work Experience
B.A., Anthropology, University of California Berkeley; M.A., Social Sciences in Education, Stanford University; Ph.D., Education, Stanford University. FSA: Work Experience

Stephen P. Herndon, Business
A.A., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Economics/Management, Sonoma State University

Casandra Hillman, Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance
B.A., Dance, San Francisco State University; M.A., Dance, Mills College. FSA: Physical Education

Sharien Hinton, Disability Resources
B.S., Government Studies, Liberty University; M.S., Rehabilitation Counseling, California State University Los Angeles. FSA: Disabled Students Programs & Services

Sandra Hollimon, Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Anthropology, University of California Berkeley; M.A., Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara; Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara. FSA: Behavioral Sciences

Amy Housman, Agriculture & Natural Resources
B.S., Animal Sciences, California Polytechnic State University; M.S., Animal Science, California State University, Fresno. FSA: Animal Science

Arthur Hsieh, Emergency Medical Care/Public Safety
B.S., Biology, Stony Brook University; M.A., Adult Education, San Francisco State University.
FSA: Emergency Medical Technologies

Leon Hsu, Physics
B.A., Physics, Harvard University; Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Berkeley. PSA: Physics

Michelle Hughes Markovics, Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Anthropology, Metropolitan State College; M.A., Anthropology, Florida State University, FSA: Behavioral Sciences

Yesenia Hurtado-Rodarte, EOPS Counseling
A.A, Social Science, College of the Canyons; B.A., Liberal Arts, California State University, Bakersfield; M.A., Counseling, California State University, Northridge. FSA: EOPS Counseling

Michael Ichikawa, Mathematics
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California Berkeley; M.S., Mathematics, City College of New York. FSA: Mathematics

Mas Iimura, Chemistry & Physics
B.A., Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. FSA: Chemistry

Anne Marie Insull, English
B.A., English, St. Mary’s College; M.A., English, Sonoma State University. FSA: English

Tara Jacobson, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance/Petaluma
B.S., Kinesiology, San Diego State University; M.S., Exercise Physiology, San Diego State University. FSA: Physical Education

Kathleen Jamshidi, Biological Sciences
B.A., Biological Sciences, University of Colorado; Ph.D., Biology, Humboldt University & Max Planck Institute. FSA: Life Sciences

Ezbon Jen, Health Sciences
B.A., M.A., Biology, Pacific Union College; M.P.H., Loma Linda University; M.S., Education, University of Southern California; Ph.D., Public Health. FSA: Medical Terminology, Health & Sanitation, Health Education, and Community Health Worker

Tara Johnson, Disability Resources
B.A., Communicative Disorders, University of California, Fresno; M.A., Communicative Disorders, San Diego State University. FSA: Disabled Students Programs & Services

Sara Jones, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, University of California, Davis; Ph.D., Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara. FSA: Mathematics

Shelly Kaldunski, Culinary Arts
A.A., General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College. FSA: Culinary Arts

Jill Kelly-Moore, Humanities
A.A., Art Studio, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Art History, Sonoma State University; M.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, Sonoma State University. FSA: Humanities

Steve Kessler, Petaluma/Biological Sciences
B.S., Biology & Science in Society, Wesleyan University; M.S., Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley. FSA: Life Sciences

Martin J. Kinahan, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
A.A. City College of San Francisco; B.A. California State University, Chico; Teaching Credential Chapman University; M.A. California State University, Chico FSA: Physical Education

Danielle King, Biological Sciences
B.S., Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution, University of California, San Diego; M.S., Wildlife, Humboldt State University. FSA: Life Sciences

Daniela Kingwill, English as a Second Language
B.A., Language Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., English, San Francisco State University. FSA: English as a Second Language

Jan Kmetko, Physics
B.A., Physics, Berea College; Ph.D., Physics and Astronomy, Northwestern University. FSA: Physics

Jesse Kosten, Diesel Tech/Industrial Trade Technology
A.A., Automotive Technology, Santa Rosa Junior College; A.A. Social and Behavioral Sciences, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Sociology, Sonoma State University. FSA: Automotive

David Kratzmann, Earth & Space Sciences/Petaluma
B.S., Geology, James Cook University; B.S., Geology, University of Tasmania; Ph.D., Oceanography, University of Rhode Island. FSA: Earth & Space Sciences

Jurgen Kremer, Psychology/Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Psychology, Universitat Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany; Ph.D., Psychology, Universitat Hamburg, Federal Republic of Germany. FSA: Behavioral Sciences

Lori Kuwabara, English
B.A., English, UC Berkeley; M.A., Journalism, UC Berkeley; M.A., Education, UCLA. FSA: English

John Kwon, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley; M.S., Mathematics, Claremont Graduate University; M.S., Mathematics, University of California, Irvine. FSA: Mathematics

Amy LaCasse, Learning Disabilities/Disabled Students
B.A., Sociology, University of California, Davis; M.A., Marriage and Family

Donald Laird, Computer Studies
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., CIS, Sonoma State University. FSA: Computer Studies

Samantha Lange, Public Services Librarian, Learning Resources/Petaluma
B.A., Psychology, Sonoma State University; B.F.A., Studio Art, Sonoma State University; M.L.I.S, San Jose State University; M.S., California State University, East Bay. FSA: Library Science, ESL

Laura Larque, Social Sciences
B.A., Sociology, National Autonomous University; M.A., History, Sonoma State University. FSA: Social Sciences

Donna Larsen, Art
B.A., Design, University of California, Berkeley; M.E.A., Art, Lone Mountain College; Director, Santa Rosa Junior College Art Gallery. FSA: Art

Lauralyn Larsen, Work Experience
B.A., Social Welfare, University of California Berkley; M.S., Counseling, California State University, Long Beach. FSA: Work Experience, Counseling

David Lemmer, Automotive Technology
B.S. Business Administration and Speech, Humboldt State University. FSA: Automotive

Sarah Lesson, Humanities, Philosophy & Religious Studies/Philosophy
B.A., Psychology/Philosophy, University of Arizona; PhD., Philosophy, University of Miami. FSA: Philosophy

Ying Lin, Mathematics
B.S. Information Science, Peking University; M.A., Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles. FSA: Mathematics

Jesekah Loggins, Counseling
A.A., Liberal Arts, Los Angeles City College; B.A., Sociology, University of California Berkeley;
M.A., Counseling, St. Mary’s College of California. FSA: Counseling

Erica Lohne, Counseling
B.A., Sociology, Sonoma State University; M.S., Counseling, San Francisco State University.
FSA: Counseling

Jessica Longoria, Counseling
A.A., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Psychology, California State University, Chico; M.A., Education (Counseling), San Diego State University. FSA: Counseling

Gina Lord, Business
B.S., Finance, San Diego State University; M.B.A., University of San Diego; Credentials: Accounting, Finance and Management; Ed.D., Education, Brandman University. FSA: Business Administration

Katherine Magee, Health Sciences
B.S.N., Nursing in Society, San Diego State University; M.S.N., Nursing Education, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University. FSA: Health Sciences

Linda Maloney, Child Development
B.A., International Relations, University of California, Davis; M.A., Education, Stanford University. FSA: Child Development

Leslie Mancillas, College Skills
B.A., International Relations, Sana Francisco State University; M.A., Education, San Francisco State University. FSA: College Skills, English as a Second Language

Amanda Mansfield, Counseling
A.A., Sacramento City College; B.A., Communications, University of California, Davis; M.S., Counseling, California State University, Sacramento. FSA: Counseling

Jon Marhenke, Chemistry
B.S., Chemistry and Mathematics, Valparaiso; Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara. FSA: Chemistry

Matthew Martin, English
B.A., Psychology/Literatures in English, University of California, San Diego; M.A., English, Sonoma State University. FSA: English

Sean Martin, Philosophy, Humanities, Religion Department
B.A., Philosophy, Sonoma State University; M.A., Philosophy, San Francisco State University. FSA: Philosophy

Claudia McCain, Art/Studio/Petaluma
A.A., General Education, Orange Coast College; B.F.A., Drawing & Painting, California State University Fullerton; M.F.A., Art, California State University, Long Beach. FSA:

Leslie A. McCauley, Theatre Arts & Fashion
B.A. Dramatic Art, University of the Pacific; M.F.A. Acting, University California Davis. FSA: Academic Theatre Arts

Jill McCormick, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
B.A., English, University of California, Davis; M.B.A., Education, University of California, Berkeley. FSA: Physical Education

William McCracken, Industrial Trade Technology
A.S., Manufacturing Technology, Mesa State College. FSA: Industrial Trade Technology

Jacqueline McGhee, English
B.A. (with honors) Loughborough University, England; M.A. State University of New York, Brockport. FSA: English

Michael McKeever, Computer Studies Department/Petaluma
B.A., Economics, University of California. FSA: Computer Studies

Craig McMillan, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
B.A., Economics, University of Arizona; M.A., Sociology, Marquette University. FSA: Physical Education

Scott Meehl, Health Sciences/Vocational Nursing
A.A., Associate Degree Nursing, Santa Rosa Junior College; A.A., General Studies, American University in Paris; B.A., French Studies, American University in Paris; M.S., Nursing, Dominican University; D.N.P., University of San Francisco. FSA: Health Sciences

Tim Melvin, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, University of the Pacific; M.A., Mathematics, California State University, Sacramento; Ph.D., Mathematics, Washington State University. FSA: Mathematics

Amy Merkel, Counseling
A.A., Liberal Studies, Merced College, Merced; B.A., Child Development, California State University, Sacramento; M.S., Counseling, San Francisco State University. FSA: Counseling

Eve-Marie Miller, Library
B.A., Liberal Studies, California State University, Long Beach; M.L.I.S, Simmons College. FSA: Library Science

Theresa Molino, Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley. FSA: Behavioral Sciences

Debbie Morikawa, Health Sciences/ADN
B.S., Nursing, Sonoma State University; M.S., Nursing, California State University, Sacramento. FSA: Health Sciences

Gregory Morre, Mathematics
B.A., Cultural Anthropology; University of California, Santa Barbara; B.A., Mathematics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Mathematics, University of New Mexico. FSA: Mathematics

Claudia Moura, Social Sciences
B.A., Political Science, University of Redlands; Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Redlands. FSA: Social Sciences

Matthew Murray, English
B.A., English, Abilene Christian University; Ph.D., English, University of North Texas. FSA: English

Narmeen Nasseem, Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Psychology, California State University, Chico; M.A., Psychology, California State University, Chico. FSA: Behavioral Sciences

Geoff Navarro, Guidance/Counseling/Petaluma Campus
B.A., Journalism, California State University Chico; M.S., Counseling, California State University, San Diego. FSA: Counseling

Mai Nazif, World Languages/Petaluma
B.S., Biology, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Spanish, University of California, Santa Barbara. FSA: Modern & Classical Languages

Damon Neidlinger, Instructor/Baseball Coach/Kinesiology Athletics & Dance
A.A., Napa Valley College; B.A., Physical education, Dominquez Hills State University; M.A., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University. FSA: Physical Education

Mark Nelson, Communication Studies
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Speech Communication, California State University, San Francisco; M.A., Information and Communication Studies, California State University, Chico. FSA: Communication Studies

James Newman, Artistic Director, Summer Repertory Theatre
B.A., Drama, University of Washington; M.F.A., Theatre, Southern Methodist University. FSA: Theatre Arts

Sandra Nieto, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Mathematics, San Diego State University. FSA: Mathematics

Monica Ohkubo, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
A.A., General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University. FSA: Physical Education

April Oliver, English as a Second Language
B.A., German and Biology, Willamette University; M.A., Teaching Foreign Language, Monterey Institute of International Studies. FSA: English as a Second Language

Tatjana Omrcen, Chemistry & Physics
B.S., Chemistry, University of Zagreb; Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Florida. FSA: Chemistry

Araceli Osorio, Modern and Classical Languages
A.A., Marketing, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., International trade, University of Mexico; M.A., Spanish, University of California, Sacramento. FSA: Modern and Classical Languages

Purnur Ozbirinci, English
B.A., American Culture, Hacettepe University; M.A., American Culture & Literature, Baskent University; Ph.D., English Literature, Middle East Technical University. FSA: English

Merilark Padgett-Johnson, Viticulture, Agriculture & Natural Resources
B.S., Plant Science, Canada College; M.S. Horticulture, University of California, Davis; Ph.D., Plant Biology, University of California, Davis. FSA: Agriculture/Natural Resources

AC Panella, Speech/Communications Studies
B.A., Music, Sonoma State University; B.A., Speech Communications, San Francisco State University; M.A., Speech Communications, San Francisco State University. FSA: Communication Studies

M.J. Papa, Engineering & Applied Technology/Mechatronics
A.S., Electronics, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Information Systems, University of San Francisco; M.S., Information Systems, University of San Francisco. FSA: Engineering & Applied Technology

Jessica Pardoe, English as a Second Language
B.A., University of California, Davis; M.A., TESL/Applied Linguistics, San Diego State University. FSA: English as a Second Language

Reginald Parks, Applied Technology
B.A., Chemistry and Microbiology, California State University Humboldt; M.S., Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California Berkeley. FSA: Applied Technology

Jennifer Perez, Child Development
B.S., Child Development, California State University, Fresno; M.S.W., Social Work, California State University, Fresno. FSA: Child Development

Rebecca Perlroth, Earth and Space Sciences
B.S., Geology, Tulane University; M.S., Geology, University of California, Los Angeles. FSA: Earth and Space Sciences

Nancy Persons, Library
B.A., Religion/German, University of Vermont; M.A., German, University of Vermont; M.L.S., Simmons College. FSA: Library Science

Mary Pierce, Communications Studies, Petaluma Center
B.A. Communication Studies and Business Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A. English Sonoma State University FSA: Communication Studies

Jennifer Poovey, Health Sciences/Dental Hygiene
A.S., Dental Hygiene, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Organizational Behavior, University of San Francisco. FSA: Dental

Lillian Rankins, Health Sciences
B.S.N., Nursing, The University of North Carolina. FSA: Health Sciences

Orlando Raola, Chemistry & Physics
B.S., Chemistry, University of Havana; M.S., California State University Hayward; PhD, Chemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara. FSA: Chemistry

Eleanor Ratliff, Fire Technology/Department of Public Safety
B.S., Environmental Health, California State University, Fresno. FSA: Fire Technology

Jose Emanuel Raymundo, Humanities
B.A., Political Science & Public Policy & Administration, York University; M.A., Political Science, University of Victoria; M.A., American Studies & African American Studies, Yale University; Ph.D., American Studies & African American Studies, Yale University. FSA:
Humanities

Byron Reaves, EOPS Counseling
B.A., Communications, Albert Magnus College; M.S., Counseling, University of Bridgeport. FSA: Counseling

Dolph Rehkop, World Languages/American Sign Language
B.A., Communication Arts, Gallaudet University; M.S., Deaf Education, McDaniel College. FSA: American Sign Language

Jennifer Richardson, Nursing/Health Sciences
B.A., Art History, Wellesley College; M.S., Nursing. University of Texas at Austin. FSA: Health Sciences

Salvador Rico, Mathematics
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University; M.S., Mathematics, California State University, East bay. FSA: Mathematics

Roam Romagnoli, English
B.A., English, California Baptist University; M.A., Higher Education, University of Redlands; M.A., Composition and Literature, California State University, San Bernardino. FSA: English

Scott Rosen, Computer Studies Department/Petaluma
A.A., Business/Music, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S., Information Systems Management, University of San Francisco; Ed.D., Education and Organizational Leadership, University of San Francisco. FSA: Computer Studies

Jennifer L. Royal, English
B.A., M.A. English, University of California, Berkeley. FSA: English

Tony Ruiz, English
B.A., English, California State University, Sacramento; M.A., English, University of Washington. FSA: English

Jessica Russell, English/Petaluma
B.A., Journalism, California State University, Sacramento; M.A., English Literature, California State University, Sacramento. FSA: English

Heidi Saleh, Art History
B.A., Anthropology, University of Texas; M.A., Egyptian Art, University of California Berkeley; PhD, Egyptian Art, University of California Berkeley. FSA: Art

Hal Sanford, Communication Studies
B.S., Speech, Northwestern University; J.D., University of Southern California. FSA: Communication Studies

Solen Sanli Vasquez, Behavioral Sciences/Sociology
M.S., Political Sociology, the London School of Economics & Political Science; M.A., Sociology, The New School for Social Research, New York; Ph.D., Sociology, The New School for Social Research, New York. FSA: Sociology

Sujan B. Sarkar, Computer Studies Department
B.S., M.B.A., Azusa Pacific University. FSA: Computer Studies

Johnny Sarraf, English/Petaluma
B.A., English, Long Beach State University; M.A., English, Long Beach State University. FSA: English

Cortney Schultz, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, California State University Long Beach; M.S., Mathematics, California State University Long Beach. FSA: Mathematics

Brianna Scott, Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Psychology, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Psychology, Chico State University; Ph.D., Learning and Development Sciences, Indiana University. FSA: Behavioral Sciences

Kevin Sea, Wine Studies/Agriculture & Natural Resources
B.A., Political Science, Whitworth College; M.S., Food Science, University of California Davis; PhD., Biochemistry, University of California Los Angeles. FSA: Agriculture/Natural Resources

Katie Seder, Business
A.A., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Business Administration/Marketing, Sonoma State University; M.A., Communication & Leadership, Gonzaga University. FSA: Business Administration

George Sellu, Agriculture & Natural Resources /AgBusiness
B.S., Agriculture, University of Sierra Leone; M.A., Agricultural Education, University of California, Davis; Ph.D., Education, University of California Davis. FSA: Agriculture/Natural Resources

Lauren Servais, English
B.A., English, University of Hawaii at Manoa; M.A., English, University of Colorado; M.A., Education, University of Washington. FSA: English

Hannah Skoonberg, Art/Digital
B.A., Printmaking and Book Arts, University of Georgia; M.F.A., Printmaking, University of Tennessee. FSA: Art

Nicole Slovak, Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Anthropology, The Catholic University of America; M.A., Anthropological Sciences, Stanford University; PhD, Anthropological Sciences, Stanford University. FSA: Behavioral Sciences

Katherine Slusser, Health Sciences
A.A., Nursing, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Psychology, Sonoma State University; B.S., Nursing, Sonoma State University; M.S., Nursing Education, Capella University. FSA: Health Sciences

Jeffrey Snow, Department of Public Safety
B.A., Biological Sciences, UC Santa Barbara. FSA: Emergency Medical Care

Scott Snyder, Emergency Medical Care/Department of Public Safety
B.S., Biology, LeMoyne College; Fourteen (14) years of full-time teaching and vocational experience at: San Francisco Paramedic Association, San Francisco, CA; SUNY Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY; and SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY. FSA: Emergency Medical Care

Laura Sparks, Earth & Space Sciences/Petaluma
B.S., Physics, Arizona State University; M.S., Physics, University of Massachusetts. FSA: Earth & Space Sciences

Karen S. Stanley, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
B.A., Physical Education, California State University, Chico; M.A., Wellness, California State University, Chico. FSA: Physical Education

Mike Starkey, Digital Media/Computer Studies
A.S., Santa Rosa Junior College. FSA: Digital Media

John Stover, Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Sociology, Xavier University, M.A., Sociology, Loyola University Chicago; Ph.D., Sociology, Loyola University Chicago. FSA: Sociology

Todd T. Straus, World Languages
Ph.D., French, University of California Berkeley FSA: Foreign Languages

George B. Sturr, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, Pomona College; M.A., Mathematics, California State University, Fullerton. FSA: Mathematics

Erin Sullivan, Behavioral Sciences/Psychology/Petaluma Campus
B.A., Psychology/Anthropology, University of Michigan; M.A., Psychology, University of California, Davis; Ph.D., University of California, Davis. FSA: Behavioral Sciences

James Sweeney, Counseling/Veteran’s Affairs
B.A., Psychology, University of California, Davis; M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of San Francisco. FSA: Guidance/Counseling

Kirsten Swinstrom, Biological Sciences
B.A., Biology, UC Santa Cruz; M.S., Marine Sciences, UC Santa Cruz. Ph.D., Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley. FSA: Life Sciences

Jill Tarver, Health Sciences/Nutrition & Dietetic Technology
B.S., Nutrition, California Polytechnic University; M.S., Nutrition, University of California, Davis. FSA: Diet Technology

Jerry Thao, Counseling
A.A., Humanities, San Joaquin Delta College; B.A., History, University of California, Davis; M.S., Counseling, San Francisco State University. FSA: Counseling

Andrea Thomas, Kinesiology, Athletics & Dance
B.A., Mass Communications & English; Minnesota State University; M.S., Exercise Science, George Washington University. FSA: Physical Education

Eric Thompson, Philosophy, Humanities, Religion Department
B.A., Religion/Philosophy, Northwest College; M.A., Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Hebrew/Bible, Graduate Theological Union/U.C. Berkeley. FSA: Humanities, Religious Studies, and Foreign Language.

Julie Thompson, English
B.A., English, California Polytechnic State University; M.A., English, Sonoma State University. FSA: English

Hollie Tracy, Counselor/Disabled Students Programs and Services
B.A., Liberal Studies, Sacramento State University; M.S., Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, Sacramento State University. FSA: Disabled Students Programs & Services

Michael Traina, Communication Studies/Petaluma Campus
B.A., Communication, University of the Pacific; M.A., Communication, University of the Pacific. FSA: Communication Studies

Robert Tuico, Counselor
B.A., Mathematics, San Diego State University; M.A., Educational Counseling, National University. FSA: Counseling

Anna Valdez, Health Sciences
A.D.N., Nursing, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.S.N., Nursing, University of Phoenix; M.S.N., Nursing, University of Phoenix; Ph.D., Education, Capella University. FSA: Health Sciences

Carlos Valencia, College Skills
B.S., Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena; M.A., Mathematics, Fresno State University. FSA: College Skills, Mathematics

Katherine Valenzuela, Mathematics
B.A., Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Mathematics, Washington State University. FSA: Mathematics

Michelle Van Aalst, English
B.A., Journalism, Humboldt State University; M.A., English, Humboldt State University. FSA: English

Anthony K. Vasquez, Counseling
B.A., M.S. California State University, Sacramento. FSA: Counseling/Guidance

Hollyahna Vettori, English as a Second Language
B.A., Linguistics, Fresno State University; M.A., Linguistics, Fresno State University. FSA: English as a Second Language

Elizabeth Wade, Speech/Communication Studies
A.A., Liberal Arts, Solano Community College; B.A., Speech, California Polytechnic State University; M.A., Communication Studies, California State University Northridge. FSA: Communication Studies

Leonard Wagner, Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance
B.A., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University; M.A., Kinesiology, Sonoma State University.
FSA: Physical Education

Thaddeus Wakefield, English
B.A. English, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., English, Long Beach State University; Ph.D., English, University of California, Riverside. FSA: English

Karen Walker, English
A.A., General Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Psychology, Sonoma State University; M.A., English, Sonoma State University; Ph.D., English, University of California, Davis. FSA: English

Keith Waxman, Astronomy/Earth & Space Sciences
A.S., General Education, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Physics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Earth and Space Sciences, San Francisco State University. FSA: Astronomy

Kyla Wegman, Counseling CTE
A.A., Liberal Arts & Sciences, Santa Rosa Junior College; B.A., Anthropology, University of California Berkeley; M.A., School Counseling, Boston College. FSA: Counseling

David Wellman, Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance
B.A., Kinesiology, California State University, Chico; M.A, Kinesiology, California State University, Chico. FSA: Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance

Nora Wheeler, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, California Polytechnic State University; M.S., Mathematics, California Polytechnic State University. FSA: Mathematics

Ben Whitaker, Industrial and Trade Technology
B.F.D., A.S.M.E. Certified, A.W.S. Certified California State Welding Inspector, Welding consultant, 31 years trade experience. FSA: Welding Technology, Apprentice Education

Ethan Wilde, Computer Studies Department
B.A., Art History, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.S., Architecture, University of California, Berkeley. FSA: Computer Studies

Lynda Williams, Chemistry & Physics
B.A., Applied Mathematics, California State University, Sacramento; M.S., Physics, San Francisco State University. FSA: Physics

Hannah Winkler, Mathematics
B.S., Mathematics, Sonoma State University; M.S., Mathematics, San Francisco State University. FSA: Mathematics

Summer Winston, Computer Studies/Graphic Design
B.A., Graphic Design & Photography, Nicholls State University; M.F.A., Digital Media, University of New Orleans. FSA: Computer Studies

Kent Wisniewski, Behavioral Sciences
B.A., Anthropology, Arizona State University; M.A., Anthropology, University of Wisconsin. FSA: Behavioral Sciences

Albert Yu, Business
B.S., Hotel & Restaurant Management; M.B.A., University of Hawaii. FSA: Business Administration

Abigail Zoger, Biological Sciences/Petaluma Campus
B.A., Biology, Smith College; M.S., Ecology, University of California, Davis. FSA: Life