Executive Committee

President & Advocacy Committee Co-Chair
Eva Denise Jennings
Dean of CTE, Workforce and Contract Education
College of Alameda
555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway - Alameda, CA 94553
Phone: (510) 748-2318
President Elect
John Anthony Jaramillo
Dean, Economic and Workforce Development and Business Science
Saddleback College
Past President
Joyce Johnson
Mt. San Jacinto College
28237 La Piedra Rd. - Menifee, CA 92584
Phone: (951) 639-5350
Jon Kropp
Cuyamaca College
900 Rancho San Diego Parkway - El Cajon, CA 92019
Phone: (619) 660-4045
Deputy Treasurer
Robert Cabral
Oxnard College
4000 South Rose Avenue - Oxnard, CA 93033
Phone: (805) 986-5800 x 1981
Communications Officer
Kari Irwin
Assistant Dean
Saddleback College
28000 Marguerite Parkway - Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Phone: (949) 582-4273

Regional Vice Presidents

VP - North/Far North Region
Blaine Smith
Los Rios Community College District
Director North Far North Regional Consortium
VP - Central Region
Pedro Mendez
Dean of Career Technical Education, Community Education & Workforce Development
Modesto Junior College
435 College Avenue - Modesto, CA 95350
Phone: (209) 575-6332
VP - Desert Region
Kristine DiMemmo
Riverside City College
Dean, Career & Technical Education
4800 Magnolia Ave - Riverside, CA 92506
VP - San Diego/Imperial Region
Tina L. Recalde
Dean Health Sciences and Public Service
San Diego Mesa College
7250 Mesa College Drive - San Diego, CA 92111-4902
Phone: (619) 388-2789
VP - Los Angeles/Orange County Region
Nick Real
Instructional Dean - Technology Division
Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd - Norwalk, CA 90650
Phone: (562) 860-2451 ext. 2903
VP - San Francisco Bay Region
Maniphone Dickerson
Division Dean of Business and Workforce Development
Evergreen Valley College

Board Liaisons

Workforce and Economic Development Division
Gary W. Adams
Dean, Innovation & Systems Capacity
California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
1102 Q Street, 6th Floor - Sacramento, California 95811
Phone: 916-690-5649
CA Department of Education (CDE)
Carolyn Zachry, Ed.D
Education Administrator
Career Technical Education
1430 N Street, Suite 4202 - Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 323-5042
Legislative Liaison
Stephanie Dowdle
Cynthia Castillo
National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE)
John Means
Kern Community College District
Phone: (661) 336-5036
California Community Colleges Curriculum Committee (5C) CTE Administrator
Kim Harrell
Cosumnes River College
Phone: (916) 691-7391
Academic Senate President
Cheryl Aschenbach
English Professor, Lassen College
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC)
Phone: (530) 257-6181 x8967


Executive Director
Amy Christianson
The California Community College Association for Occupational Education (CCCAOE)
1800 21st Street PMB #205 - Sacramento, CA 95811
Phone: (530) 228-8070
Administrative Assistant
Heather Riley
The California Community College Association for Occupational Education (CCCAOE)
1800 21st Street PMB #205 - Sacramento, CA 95811