Organizational Structure

The North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) is governed by elected trustees who establish all policies that guide the general operation of the District. Student trustees, representing each of the colleges, also sit on the Board.

The NOCCCD Chancellor has the responsibility for carrying out the decisions and directions of the Board. The college presidents and provost of continuing education oversee the operations of their respective areas and work closely with the chancellor in the management of the District

Board of Trustees

Ryan Bent
Stephen T. Blount
Jeffrey P. Brown
Barbara Dunsheath, Ed.D.
Ed Lopez, JD
Molly McClanahan
Jacqueline Rodarte

Student Trustees

Ester Plavdjian, Cypress College
Chloe Reyes, Fullerton College 

Chancellor

Cheryl Marshall, Ed.D

Provost, North Orange Continuing Education

Valentina Purtell

Valentina Purtell
Provost
   M.A.  Applied Linguistics, Riven State Humanitarian University

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Karen Bautista
Dean, Instruction and Student Services
Cypress Center
   B.A.     Foreign Languages, Pomona College
   M.A.    T.E.S.O.L. (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), Azusa Pacific University
   Ed.D.   Leadership and Instructional Technology, University of Phoenix 

Martha Gutierrez
Dean, Instruction and Student Services|
Anaheim Campus
   B.A. Public Relations and Spanish, University of Southern California
   M.S. Counseling, CSU Los Angeles

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Margie Abab
Director, Basic Skills, High School Diploma and GED/HiSET Programs (HSPD, GED/HiSET)
   B.S. Political Science, UC Irvine
   M.S. Political Science, CSU Long Beach

Dennis Davino
Director, Lifeskills Education Advancement Program (LEAP)
   B.A.     Psychology, CSU Fullerton
   M.A.     Counseling Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute
   Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Karla Frizler
Director, English as a Second Language (ESL)
   B.A.  English, Chapman University
   M.A.  English (TESOL), San Francisco State University

Adam Gottdank
Director, Disability Support Services (DSS)
   B.A. Psychology/Minor in Business Administration, CSU Fullerton
   M.A. Psychology with emphasis in Counseling, Pepperdine University
   Ph.D. Education (Special Education, Disability and Risk) with a minor in Sociology, CSU Santa Barbara

Raine Hambly
Director, Career Technical Education Program (CTE)
   B.S. Public Administration, University of La Verne
   MBA Master Business Administration, University of La Verne


The full-time faculty members teaching for NOCE are as follows: 

Julie Brown
Professor, Disability Support Services
   B.A. Psychology, CSU Dominguez Hills
   M.A. Psychology, San Diego State University
   MLIS (Masters in Library and Information Service),  San Jose State University

Janet Cagley
Professor, High School Diploma Program
Basic Skills/High School Diploma Program
   B.S. Communications, University of Tennessee Martin
   M.Ed Cross-Cultural Teaching, National University

Jennifer Carey
Assistant Professor, High School Diploma Program
   B.A. English, University of San Diego
   M.A. English, San Diego State University 

Kristina De La Cerda
Counselor, Disability Support Services
   B.A. Psychology, Chapman University
   M.A. Psychology, Chapman University

Carlos Diaz
Professor, English as a Second Language
   B.A. Spanish, CSU San Bernardino
   M.A. TESOL, CSU San Bernardino
   Ed.D. Higher Education, Argosy University

Cathy Dunne
Professor, Pharmacy Technician Program
   B.A. Communications with minor in Business Administration, CSU Fullerton
   MBA Business Administration/Accounting, CSU Fullerton

Yvette Krebs
Counselor, Counseling and Student Services
   B.S. Rehabilitation Services, CSU Los Angeles, 
   Minor in Sociology, CSU Los Angeles
   M.A. Education, UC Los Angeles
   PPS Credential in School Counseling, National University

Zaida (Patti) Lujan
Counselor, Counseling and Student Services
   B.S. Human Services, CSU Fullerton
   M.A. Education (Counseling), CSU Dominguez Hills

Thanh (Megan) Ly
Counselor, Counseling and Student Services
   B.S. Industrial Psychology. CSU Hayward
   M.S. Counseling, CSU Long Beach

Candace Lynch
Professor, English as a Second Language
   B.A. English, CSU Fullerton
   M.S. Education (TESOL), CSU Fullerton

Cathleen Mang
Professor, English as a Second Language
   B.A. Political Science, Tulane University
   M.A. South East Asian Studies, Ohio University
   M.F.A. Drama/Theatre, University of Hawaii Manoa

Tina McClurkin
Professor, Business Education
   B.A. Liberal Studies, CSU Stanislaus
   M.A. Human Resources Management, National University

Maricela Moran
Counselor, Counseling and Student Services
   B.S. Child Development, CSU Fullerton
   M.S. Social Work, University of Southern California
   M.S. Educational Counseling, National University

Rosie Navarro
Counselor, Disability Support Services
   B.S. Human Services, CSU Fullerton
   M.S. Clinical Psychology, Vanguard University

Khanh Ninh
Counselor, Counseling and Student Services
   B.A. Political Science, UC Irvine
   M.S. Social Welfare, UC Berkeley
   M.P.H. Public Health, UC Berkeley

Alice Niyondagara
Professor, English as a Second Language
   B.A. English, University of Burundi
   M.A. ESL (TESOL) State University of New York at Stony Brook
   D.L.T Language TESOL, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Jennifer Oo
Professor, Allied Health
   LVN: Vocational Nursing, Stanbridge University
   B.S. Biological Sciences, CSU Fullerton

Michelle Patrick-Norng
Counselor, Disability Support Services
   B.A., English Education, CSU Long Beach
   M.A. Education with an emphasis in Counseling, CSU Dominguez Hills
   Pupil Personnel Services Credential
   Child Welfare and Attendance Credential
   Single Subject Teaching Credential
   Adult Learning Disabilities Certificate

Eileen Phillips
Professor, Basic Skills/Learning Center
Basic Skills/High School Diploma Program
   B.S. Horticulture, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona
   M.S. Education (Reading), CSU Fullerton

Megan Reeves
Assistant Professor, Disability Support Services
   B.A.   Liberal Studies, CSU Fullerton
   M.S.   Special Education, Ball State University

Giana Jade Rivera-Tweedie 
Counselor, Counseling and Student Services
   B.A. Sociology, University of Puerto Rico
   M.S. School Counseling, University of La Verne

Erin Sherard
Assistant Professor, Parenting Program
   B.S.  Child and Adolescent Studies, CSU Fullerton
   M.S. Academic Counseling, National University
   PPS  Pupil Personnel Services Credential  

Casey Sousa
Counselor, Disabled Support Services
   B.A. Communication Studies, Azusa Pacific University
   M.S. Counseling, CSU Fullerton

Daniel Stackhouse
Professor, High School Diploma Program
   B.A. History, CSU Fullerton
   M.A. History, CSU Fullerton
   Ph.D., History, Claremont Graduate University

Alli Stanojkovic
Assistant Professor, Disability Support Services
   B.A. Psychology, UC Santa Cruz
   M.S. Clinical Psychology, Pepperdine

Kimberley Stiemke
Assistant Professor, Basic Skill/Math Co-Lab
   B.S.     Middle Grades Education, with a concentration in Mathematics and Language Arts, Clark Atlanta University
   M.S.    Teaching, Clark Atlanta University
   Ed.D.  Education Leadership, UC San Diego

Matthew Stivers
Professor, High School Diploma Program
Basic Skills/High School Diploma Program
   B.A. Social Science, Biola University
   M.A. Education, Biola University

Matt Van Gelder
Assistant Professor, Disability Support Services 
   B.A.   Radio/TV/Film, with an emphasis in Film, CSU Northridge
   M.S.   Assistive Technology in Human Service, CSU Northridge