Our Team

Alfred Fernandez, Ph.D.

Alfred Fernandez, Ph.D.

  • Chancellor Retired, Coast Community College District.
  • Former President, Dean of Instruction, Dean of Continuing Education, Admissions Officer and Geology professor.
  • Previously served as a member of the Executive Committee for AACC and Board of Trustees for the College Board.
  • Many presentations for ACCCA and League of Innovation for future presidents.
  • Harry Buttimer Distinguished Administrator Award, Association of California Community College Administrators.

James W. Walker, Ed.D.

James W. Walker, Ed.D.

  • President Emeritus, Moorpark College.
  • Interim Chancellor, Ventura County Community College District.
  • Adjunct professor, Graduate School of Education,California Lutheran University.
  • President's Planning and Advisory Council, California State University, Channel Islands.
  • Harry Buttimer Distinguished Administrator Award, Association of California Community College Administrators.

Edward Hernandez, Ed.D.

Edward Hernandez, Ed.D.

  • Chancellor Emeritus, Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD).
  • President, Santa Ana College.
  • Executive Vice Chancellor, RSCCD.
  • Vice Chancellor Student Services, RSCCD.
  • Dean -Community Services and Continuing Education, Mount San Antonio College.
  • Assistant Dean Student Services, Mount San Antonio College.
  • Instructor, Pasadena City College.

Kevin M. Ramirez, Ed.D.

Kevin M. Ramirez, Ed.D.

  • Superintendent-President Emeritus, Sierra College.
  • Vice President of Educational Programs and Student Services, Sierra College.
  • Professor of Psychology; Social and Behavioral Sciences Dean, Sacramento City College.
  • Past President of Community College League of California Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges.
  • Harry Buttimer Distinguished Administrator Award, Association of California Community College Administrators.

Robin Joyce Calote, Ed.D.

Robin Joyce Calote, Ed.D.

  • President Emeritus, Ventura College.
  • Vice President, Instruction, San Bernardino Valley College.
  • Dean, Learning Resources, San Bernardino Valley College.
  • Created, through the college's foundation, the Ventura College Promise Program and the Ventura College Corporate Promise Program.
  • Pacific Coast Business Times, Top 50 Women in Business Recipient, April 2008.
  • Distinguished Service Award (Management Classification), Ventura College, 2006.
  • San Bernardino Valley College Administrator of the Year, 1998 and 2003.

Eva Conrad, Ph.D.

Eva Conrad, Ph.D.

  • President Emeritus, Moorpark College.
  • Chair, California Community College Commission on Athletics.
  • Executive Vice President, Moorpark College.
  • Vice President of Instruction, San Bernardino Valley College.
  • Visiting Scholar, UCLA.
  • Faculty, San Bernardino Valley College.

Robert Garber, M.A.

Robert Garber, M.A.

  • President, Los Angeles Pierce College
  • Vice President of Student Services, Miramar College
  • Dean of Student Services, Los Angeles Pierce College
  • Associate Dean of Student Development, Los Angeles Pierce College
  • Director of School Relations, Los Angeles Pierce College

Leslie Noble Purdy, Ed.D.

Leslie Noble Purdy, Ed.D.

  • President Emeritus, Coastline Community College.
  • Visiting Scholar, Claremont Graduate University, Community College Leadership Development Initiative.
  • Consultant, American Council on Education, Military Voluntary Education Review (MIVER).
  • Past Chair, Instructional Telecommunications Council, AACC.
  • Administrative Dean and Instructional Designer for Telecourses and other distance learning systems, Coastline Community College.
  • Coordinator of Special Services and Research Assistant, ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, UCLA.

John Romo, M.A.

John Romo, M.A.

  • President/Superintendent Emeritus, Santa Barbara City College.
  • Vice President, Academic Affairs, Santa Barbara City College.
  • Vice President, Continuing Education, Santa Barbara City College.
  • Past Board President, Community College League of California (CCLC) and Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges (CCLC).
  • Dean of Fine Arts and Social Sciences, Santa Barbara City College.

Frances L. White, Ph.D.

Frances L. White, Ph.D.

  • Superintendent/President Emeritus, Marin Community College District.
  • President, Skyline Community College.
  • Harry Buttimer Distinguished Administrator Award, Association of California Community College Administrators.
  • Dean of Social Sciences and Physical Education, Evergreen College.
  • President, Board of Directors, Association of California Community College Administrators.
  • President, Board of Directors, American Association of Community Colleges, Presidents' Academy.