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PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES AND ENDORSEMENTS
California Community College Instructor (valid for life, 1978) Total Quality Management Facilitator, State of California (1991) Training Officer, California Employment Development Department (1973) Leadership & Communications, American Express Financial Advisors (1998) Coaching, State of California (1996) Leading the Quality Team, State of California (1993) Economic Development, University of California, Berkeley (1995) The Decision-Making Process: Eight-Fold Path (1998)
ADMINISTRATIVE AND LEADERSHIP ACTIVITY
OXNARD COLLEGE ADMINISTRATIVE ROLE
Director, Oxnard College Job & Career Center, County of Ventura. Direct the activities of the Workforce Investment Board One-Stop located on 17,000 square feet on the Oxnard College campus. The Center provides career and employment services to students, job seekers, CalWORKS recipients and employers. In addition, the director coordinates activities with the Oxnard College Economic Development programs located at the Center. These units include small business development through the Center of International Trade and Development (CITD), Entrepreneur Academy, the Senior Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Responsibilities include staff of fifty Career Services Specialists and support professionals from the County of Ventura Mental Health, Probation, Public Health, District Attorney, and Children Protective Services. June 1998-present.
Coordinator of Entrepreneur Academy, Oxnard College small employer business start-up courses. Course held in Ventura, Oxnard, and Simi Valley. Sponsored by the Center to International Trade and the Workplace Learning grant to Oxnard College. January - June 2000.
Member, Oxnard College Foundation: This group spearheads fund raising and acts as a clearinghouse for endowments and scholarships. June 1998-present.
Member, President's Leadership Team: Oxnard College Management and Directors team that meets with the President biweekly. June 1998-present.
CAMPUS COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS
Chair, Center for International Trade Director Search Committee (2001) Chair, Project Placement Specialist (CalWORKS) Search Committee (2001) Member, Oxnard College, President Leadership Team, 1998-2000 Co-Chair, External Scan Committee, Oxnard College (2000) Member of Architectural design team for "The Commons" (1999-2000) Dean Search Committee: Dean of Institutional Services, Oxnard College (1999) Director Search Committee: Director of Economic and Community Development, Oxnard College (1999) Business and Technology Advisory Committee (1996-2002)
POLITICAL APPOINTMENTS AND LEADERSHIP ROLES
Private Industry Council of Ventura County, Board of Directors, (1983-1997) Transition Coordinator, County of Ventura, Coordinated the transition of the Job Training partnership funds from the County of Ventura to the Job Training Partnership Council, a non- profit corporation (1984) Board of Supervisors, Ventura County, One- Stop Steering Committee (1995-1997) Board of Supervisors, County of Ventura, Welfare Reform Steering Committee (1998-1999) Chief Administration Office, County of Ventura, Economic Development Council (1993-2000)
CONFERENCE PROGRAM SPEAKER
"Tapping into Student Services," Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), Southwest College, Chula Vista, California, April 2002 "The Journey from Frontierland to Tomorrowland," 2001 CalWORKS Partnership Conference, San Diego, California, December 2001 "The Ventura County MultiDisciplinary Team," University of California, Davis, California, June 2001 "The Oxnard College Experience," Board of Governors, California Community College, Costa Mesa, California, April 2001 "Living in a One-Stop," CalWORKS Annual State Conference, Department of Social Services, San Diego, California, December 2000 "Managing Cultural Shifts in the Academy," Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 2000 "Oxnard College One Stop Program," University of California, Davis, Employment Services Institute, Davis, California, August 2000 "Your Future: Fifty county partners have moved on campus," Board of Governors of California Community Colleges Annual conference, Palm Springs, California, April 2000
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