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San Diego State University

Community College Leadership programs

Current Students

2016 Cohort


Current Position(s) & Affiliation(s)  

Melissa Abeyta Center Coordinator, San Diego State University 
Agustín AlbarránDean, English and Social Behavioral Sciences, Grossmont College
Claudia Cuz-FloresCooperating Agencies Foster Youth Educational Support Coordinator/ Extended Opportunity Program and Services Counselor, Cuyamaca College
Bernard GibsonDean of Student Services, Folsom Lake College
Luke LambertReading and English Instructor, MiraCosta College 
Andrea V. Lee Department Chair of Dance, Laney Community College
Nancy MorenoManager of Orientation and Follow-UP Services, Palomar College
Ray Ramirez Student Equity Coordinator, Fresno City College
Hossna SaddatProfessor/Counselor at San Diego City College, Grossmont College and Palomar College
Ashley SloperStudent-Athlete Services Coordinator/Academic Advisor, San Diego State University
Jason SchreiberIDirector of Student Life and Leadership, California State University, San Marcos
Ty VolcyExecutive Assistant in the Office of the President, Cypress College


2017 Cohort


Current Position(s) & Affiliation(s)  

Rosalva Amezcua  Puente Counselor/Co-coordinator and General/Honors Counselor, Mt. San Jacinto College
Shakerra Carter 

Associate Dean Outreach and Pre-Enrollment Services, San Diego Community College District

Mike Fino 

Dean of Mathematics and Sciences, MiraCosta College 

Adrienne Grayson 

Director Special Populations and Equity Programs, Chaffey College

Monique Green 

Career Center Coordinator and General Counselor/Assistant Professor, Riverside City College

Melissa Hough 

Associate Director of Creative Support Alternatives, and DSPS Continuing Education Faculty, San Diego Community College District

Tari Hunter 

Executive Director for Associated Students, San Jose State University

Rosslyn Knight 

Faculty Chair for Reading and English as a Second Language, Rio Salado College

Tony Parsons


Professor of Mathematics, San Diego Mesa College

Juan Reyna 

TRIO Student Support Services Supervisor, Palomar Community College District

Leslie Salas 

Director EOPS/CARE, Mt. San Jacinto College

Blaine Simmons 

Director of Student Equity, Cerro Coso Community College


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Contact Us

J. Luke Wood, PhD
Program Director & Associate Professor
Community College Leadership
Program Co-Director
Executive Certificate Programs 

Wendy Bracken, EdD
Program Coordinator & Lecturer
EdD in Community College Leadership

Bridget Herrin, EdD
Program Co-Director & Lecturer
Executive Certificate Programs

Department of Administration, Rehabilitation, & Postsecondary Education (ARPE/Interwork Institute)
San Diego State University
Education & Business Administration 246
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182

Office Hours

Monday –  Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.