Calbright Team

Like our student body, our faculty and staff personify the vast diversity of California. Drawing from a deep well of expertise from within the California Community Colleges System and beyond, each Calbright team member is here to help students succeed in their studies and beyond.

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Ajita Talwalker Menon

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Akur Varadarajan

Interim Chief Financial Officer

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Brendan O’Callaghan

VP of External Affairs, Marketing, and Communications

Carmen Drummond - Chief of Staff
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Carmen Drummond

Chief of Staff

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Jenny Johnson

VP of Government Relations

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Joseph Bremgartner

Vice President of Human Resources

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Marisa Bold

Chief of Program Operations

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Michael Younger

VP of Workforce, Strategy and Innovation

Paul Aycock - Vice President of Engineering
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Paul Aycock

Vice President of Engineering

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Shannon McCarty

VP of Learning and Instruction

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Tamika Connor

SVP for Strategic Initiatives

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Ted Lai

VP of Student Services and Success

Learning and Instruction

Ashley Odell

Work Experience Instructor (Workforce Readiness)

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Christopher Burk

Instructor / Subject Matter Expert, Information Technology

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Cindy Carney

Health Information Technology (Medical record technology ) Instructor

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Daniel Donaldson

Dean of Learning and Instruction

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Elizabeth Biddlecome

Computer Service Technology Instructor

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Julian West

Work Experience Instructor (Workforce Readiness)

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Kelly Cole Carroll

Project Manager

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Kristina Perkins

Instructor / Subject Matter Expert, Allied Health

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Michael Stewart

Computer Service Technology Instructor

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Student Services and Success

Agustin Cervantes

Academic Success Counselor

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Amandeep Kandola

Dean of Student Success

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Antoinette Magee

Academic Success Counselor – Faculty

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Ava Burns

Senior Manager of Enrollment Services

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Danielle Odom

Academic Success Counselor

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Denise Temal

Counselor (Career & Academic Success Coach) – Faculty

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Ehboni Greer

Student Support Specialist

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Emma Lovejoy

Student Support Specialist

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Jamee Sarmiento

Project Manager

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Joanna Dare

Student Support Specialist

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Katie Meyers

Student Engagement Specialist

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Kip Nead

Dean of Enrollment Services

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Kristen Krenz

Student Support Specialist

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Leena Her

Director of Academic Support Services

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Nazia Mostafa

Academic Success Counselor

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Rondy Yu

Academic Success Counselor

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Shemila Johnson

Counselor (Career & Academic Success Coach) – Faculty

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Terri Goldstein

Program Coordinator (Accessibility and Veteran Services)

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Velvet Miscione

Academic Success Counselor – Faculty

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Finance

Jenni Dent

Accounting, Payroll Manager

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Michael Gladish

Procurement Coordinator

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Sonia Cazarez

Accounting Technician

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Government Relations and Policy

DanielleMae Santiago

Government Relations and Policy Analyst

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Jessica Howard

Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives

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Human Resources

Änya Elder

Strategic Initiatives Specialist

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Donald J. Grady

Executive Director, Human Resources and Employee/Employer Relations

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Michael Peterson

Special Assistant

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Michele Massio-Voelkert

HR Specialist

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Shail Dwivedula

Benefits Coordinator

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Timea Iharosi

Senior Manager of Human Resources

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Marketing and External Affairs

Benjamin Wachs

Communications Manager

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Raul Sarabia

Regional Outreach Coordinator

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Roberto Lewis

Manager, Digital and Social Media

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Taylor Huckaby

Senior Director of Communications

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Vance Hickin

Director, Digital Strategy

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Operations

Cheryl Washington

Executive Assistant

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Hillary Washington

Special Assistant

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Terry Lucas

Board Liaison

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Valerie Mondo

Special Assistant

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Vivian Yu-Ming

Executive Assistant

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Technology

Carlos Castellanos

Technical Product Manager

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Justin Gatewood

Director of Information Systems

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Karen Snow

Senior Research and Planning Analyst

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Shelly Gupta

Director of Product Management

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Stephen Chassie

Technical Solutions Engineer

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Varun Mehta

Web Engineer

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Workforce and Partnerships

Ethny Stewart

Project Manager

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Rochelle Howard

Sr. Workforce Engagement Manager

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