Technical Assistance Providers

Who to contact for workforce training needs along industry sectors

SECTOR STATEWIDE DIRECTORS MACRO REGIONS REGIONAL DIRECTORS,
EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT

Advanced Manufacturing

Adv Mfg Employer Survey

Alan Braggins

909.652.7695

Alan.Braggins@chaffey.edu
Twitter:@DSN_Alan

makingitincalifornia.com

Region A
Northern Inland
Northern Coastal
Greater Sacramento

John Schmidt(Northern Coastal, Northern Inland)

530.242.7632

joschmidt@shastacollege.edu

Jeff Briggs(Greater Sacramento)

916.316.8100 

JeffBriggs@sierracollege.edu

Region B
SF/San Mateo, East Bay
SiliconValley, North Bay
Santa Cruz/Monterey

Mark Martin

650.248.7728

mark.martin@design4x.com

Region C
Central Valley, Mother Lode
TBA
Region D
South Central Coast

Michael Bastine

661.362.3111

michael.bastine@canyons.edu

Region E
San Diego/Imperial

Ruishan Chow

760.744.1150 Ext.6656

Rchow@palomar.edu

Region F
Inland Empire Desert

TBA

909.652.8497

Advanced Transportation & Logistics

Jannet Malig

562.860.2451 x2912

jmalig@cerritos.edu

atreeducation.org

Region A
Northern Inland
Northern Coastal
Greater Sacramento

Melissa Fish

916-484-8061

FishM@arc.losrios.edu

Region B
SF/San Mateo, East Bay
Silicon Valley, North Bay
Santa Cruz/Monterey

Pamela Gutman

925.872.9356

pamela.Gutman@peralta.edu

Region E
San Diego / Imperial

Jonathan Kropp

509.768.0917

jkropp@sdccd.edu

Region F
Inland Empire Desert

Larry McLaughlin

813.469.8656

larry.mclaughlin@vvc.edu

Region G
Los Angeles
Orange County

Katie Mishler (Los Angeles)

562.860.2451 ext.3085

kmishler@cerritos.edu

Jaime Gonzalez (Orange County)

714.584.3757

ocdsn.atl@outlook.com

Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies

Nancy Gutierrez

559.637.2530

nancy.gutierrez@reedleycollege.edu

calagcc.org
agnrcurriculum.com

Region A
Northern Inland
Northern Coastal
Greater Sacramento

Carrie Peterson

209.602.4288

cpeterso@yccd.edu

Region B
SF/San Mateo, East Bay
Silicon Valley, North Bay
Santa Cruz/Monterey

Fred Sconberg

916.759.9627

fred@baccc.net

Region C
Central Valley, Mother Lode

Krista Vannest

209.575.6449

vannestk@mjc.edu

Region D
South Central Coast

Holly Nolan Chavez

805.922.6966 x5276

hchavez@hancockcollege.edu

Business & Entrepreneurship

Charles Eason

707.863.7846

charles.eason@solano.edu

Twitter:@CharlesEason5

https://www.businessandentrepreneurship.net/

Region A
Northern Inland
Northern Coastal
Greater Sacramento

Angela Cordell

530.242.7627

acordell@ShastaCollege.edu

Region B
SF/San Mateo, Silicon Valley, Santa Cruz / Monterey,
East Bay, North Bay

Micah Merrick

267.481.2246

micah@meritmark.co

Xavier Nazario

707.596.3622

Xavier@bayareadsn.com

Region C
Central Valley, Mother Lode

Alese Campbell

209.954.5069 (office)
209.481.9605 (cell)

acampbell@deltacollege.edu

Region D
South Central Coast

Gayla Jurevich

805.546.3188

gayla_jurevich@cuesta.edu

Region E
San Diego/Imperial

Jennifer Patel

760.795.6837

jpatel@miracosta.edu

Region F
Inland Empire Desert

Lisa Kiplinger-Kennedy

760.954.5334

Lisak.kennedy@vvc.edu

Region G
Los Angeles
Orange County

Judy Fox (Los Angeles)

714.715.5963

jfox@cerritos.edu

Cathleen Greiner (Orange County)

714.564.5202

Greiner_Cathleen@rsccd.edu

Energy, Construction & Utilities

James Morante

530.760.5270

morantecomms@gmail.com

ecusector.com

Region A
Northern Inland
Northern Coastal
Greater Sacramento

Orion Walker

707.228.0986

walkeror@butte.edu

Region B
SF / San Mateo, East Bay
Silicon Valley, North Bay
Santa Cruz/Monterey

Carlos Santamaria

650.642.4516
707.492.3103

csantamaria@cees-advisors.com

Region C
Central Valley, Mother Lode

David Teasdale

661.477.5447

dteasdal@kccd.edu

Region D
South Central Coast

David Teasdale

661.477.5447

dteasdal@kccd.edu

Region F
Inland Empire Desert

Rebecca Elmore

909.239.8540

reelmore@collegeofthedesert.edu

Region G
Los Angeles
Orange County

Bruce Noble (Los Angeles)

949.300.3345

bruce.noble@riohondo.edu

Jon Caffery (Orange County)

760.668.4370

jcaffery@saddleback.edu

Global Trade

Leah Goold-Haws

562.938.3240

lgoold-haws@lbcc.edu

https://globaltradeworkforce.com/

https://cainternationaltrade.org/

Region A
Northern Inland
Northern Coastal
Greater Sacramento

Gordon Hinkle

916.765.6122

ghinkle@yccd.edu

Region B
SF/San Mateo, East Bay Silicon Valley, North Bay, Santa Cruz/Monterey

La Sonja Hill

hillasonja@smccd.edu

Region C
Central Valley, Mother Lode

Alicia Rios

559.243.7591

Alicia.rios@scccd.edu

Region D
South Central Coast

Adilene Polis

805.965.0581

apolis@pipeline.sbcc.edu

Region E
San Diego/Imperial

Josh Halpern

408.315.0285

jhalpern@swccd.edu

Region G
Los Angeles, Orange County

Ruth Amanuel 

562.938.5032

ramanuel@lbcc.edu

Health

John Cordova

562.505.4409 (cell) - preferred
661.259.7800 x3074

john.cordova@canyons.edu

ca-hwi.org

Region A
Northern Inland
Northern Coastal
Greater Sacramento

Trudy L. Old

530.879.9049

oldtr@butte.edu

Julie Holt

916.650.2767

HoltJ@scc.losrios.edu

Region B
SF/San Mateo, East Bay
Silicon Valley, North Bay
Santa Cruz/Monterey

Nanette Solvason

650.440.2890

solvasonnanette@fhda.edu

Region C
Central Valley, Mother Lode

Valerie Fisher

559.737.6252

valerief@cos.edu

Region D
South Central Coast

Irene Ornelas

805.372.1712

Irene.Ornelas@canyons.edu

Region E
San Diego/Imperial

Connie Lafuente

619.279.1371

connie.lafuente@gcccd.edu

Region F
Inland Empire Desert

Wendy Deras

760.636.7945

wederas@collegeofthedesert.edu

Region G
Los Angeles
Orange County

Shari Herzfeld (Los Angeles)

562.463.7004

sherzfeld@riohondo.edu

Oswaldo "Ozzie" Lopez (Los Angeles)

323.691.6086

olopez63@mtsac.edu

Laurie Sienkiewicz (Orange County)

714.895.8975

lsienkiewicz@gwc.cccd.edu

Information & Communication Technologies (ICT)/Digital Media

Stephen Wright

805.231.8444

steve@wrightca.com

ict-dm.net

Region A
Northern Inland
Northern Coastal

Greater Sacramento

Wendy Porter

530.518.5095

porterwe@butte.edu

Markus Geissler

916.692.9155

markus.geissler@crc.losrios.edu

Region B
SF/San Mateo, East Bay
Silicon Valley, North Bay
Santa Cruz/Monterey

Richard Grotegut

rgrotegut@gmail.com

925.354.8785

Ray Kaupp

831.295.2590

ray@baccc.net

Olivia Herriford

925.899.3836

olivia@baccc.net

Region C
Central Valley, Mother Lode

Dennis Mohle

559.442.4600 x 8471

dennis.mohle@fresnocitycollege.edu

Region D
South Central Coast

Paula Hodge

661.362.5108

paula.hodge@canyons.edu

Region E
San Diego/Imperial

Duane Rinehart

858.324.6374

drinehart@palomar.edu

Region F
Inland Empire Desert

Susanne Mata

909.382.4067

smata@sbccd.edu

   

 Region G

Los Angeles/

 

 

Orange County

Charlotte Augenstein

714.235.0499

charlotte@glendale.edu

 

Steven Linthicum

916.300.7602

linthicum_steve@rsccd.edu

Life Sciences/Biotech

Terri Quenzer

619.388.7284

tquenzer@sdccd.edu

calbiotechcareers.org
Twitter:@CBiotechCareers

Region B
SF/San Mateo, East Bay
Silicon Valley, North Bay
Santa Cruz/Monterey

Josie Sette

510.742.3159

jsette@ohlone.edu

Region E
San Diego/Imperial

Keau Wong

760.757.2121 x6250

kwong@miracosta.edu

Retail/Hospitality/Tourism'Learn and Earn'

Joy Hermsen

707.332.8180

Hermsen_Joy@rsccd.edu

Region A
Northern Inland
Northern Coastal
Greater Sacramento

Josh Sweigert

530.318.9242

sweigert@ltcc.edu

Region B
SF/San Mateo, East Bay
Silicon Valley, North Bay
Santa Cruz/Monterey

Audrey Le Baudour

707.292.5754

audrey@bayarearht.com

Region C
Central Valley, Mother Lode

Vince Roos

209.386.6734

vincent.roos@mccd.edu

Region G
Los Angeles
Orange County

Sheila Dufresne

909.614.3046

sheilakdufresne@gmail.com

Who to contact for workforce training needs if outside of the 10 sectors listed above

MACRO REGION REGIONAL CONSORTIA CHAIR/VICE CHAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE CEO SERVING AS REGIONAL LIAISON REGIONAL TA PROVIDER: CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE FOR LABOR MARKET RESEARCH REGIONAL TA PROVIDER: GUIDED PATHWAYS REGIONAL TA PROVIDER: K-14 PATHWAYS
Region A
Northern Inland,
Northern Coastal,
Greater Sacramento

Regional Consortia Website:
http://nfnrc.org/

Chair: Tessa Miley

530.895.2894

mileyte@butte.edu

Co-Chair: Blaine Smith

916.563.3209

blaine.smith@losrios.edu

Doug Houston

Aaron Wilcher

916.563.3233

wilchea@losrios.edu

Ebony Benzing

ebony.benzing@losrios.edu

Kate Mahar

kmahar@cccco.edu

Timothy Morehouse

530.567.4122

tmorehouse@cccco.edu

Tanya Meyer

530.927.7747

tmeyer@frc.edu

Region B
SF/San Mateo, East Bay,
Silicon Valley, North Bay,
Santa Cruz/Monterey

Regional Consortia Website:http://baccc.net

Chair: Rock Pfotenhauer

831.479.6482

rock@baccc.net

Director: Kit O’Doherty

650.560.9798

kitodoherty@gmail.com

Judy Miner

John Carrese

415.267.6544

jcarrese@ccsf.edu

Katherine Bergman

510.685.5360

kbergman@cccco.edu

Sunny Greene

sgreene@ccccco.edu

Ricardo Marmolejo

rmarmolejo@cccco.edu

Dr. Sharon Turner

650.949.6967

turnersharon@fhda.edu

Region C
Central Valley, Mother Lode

Regional Consortia Website:crconsortium.com

Chair: Karri Hammerstrom

559.324.6476

karri.hammerstrom@reedleycollege.edu

Carole Goldsmith

Nora Seronello

209.575.6894

seronellon@mjc.edu

Laura G. Lara-Brady

llbrady@cccco.edu

Leticia Garza

leticia.garza@kccd.edu

Region D
South Central Coast

Regional Consortia Website:
http://sccrcolleges.org/

Chair: Luann Swanberg

805.479.7670

lrswanberg@pipeline.sbcc.edu

Co-Chair: Diane Hollems

805.448.2106

diane.hollems@gmail.com

Ed Knudson

Adele Hermann

805.553.4625

ahermann@vcccd.edu

Bernard Gibson

bgibson@cccco.edu

Boglarka Kiss

bkiss@cccco.edu

Karen Miles

Karen.nicolas@canyons.edu

Region E
San Diego/Imperial

Regional Consortia Website:
myworkforceconnection.org

Chair: Mollie Smith

619.644.7815

mollie.smith@gcccd.edu

Sunita Cooke
(via SDICCCA)

Tina Ngo Bartel

760.757.2121 x6889

tngobartel@miracosta.edu

Wendy Smith

wsmith@cccco.edu

Stacy A. Teeters

steeters@cccco.edu

Leslie Wisdom

leslie.wisdom@gcccd.edu

Region F
Inland Empire, Desert

Regional Consortia Website:
www.desertcolleges.org/

Chair: Julie Pehkonen

951.222.8026

julie.pehkonen@rcc.edu

TBA

Michael Goss

909.652.7754

michael.goss@chaffey.edu

Angelica Ibarra

aibarra@cccco.edu

Leslie Valmonte

lvalmonte@cccco.edu

TBA
Region G
Los Angeles,
Orange County

Regional Consortia Website:
www.laocrc.org

Co-Chair-Los Angeles:
Karen Childers

714.564.5771

Childers_Karen@rsccd.edu

Co-Chair-Orange County:
Gustavo Chamorro

714.564.5521

chamorro_gustavo@rsccd.edu

Los Angeles
Bill Scroggins

Orange County
Marvin Martinez

Luke Meyer

909-247-8510

lmeyer7@mtsac.edu

Natalie V. Nagthall

nnagthall@cccco.edu

Sean C. Pepin

spepin@cccco.edu

Los Angeles - LACCD Colleges
Dr. Laura Cantu

323.265.8646

cantulb@elac.edu

Los Angeles County - Non-LACCD Colleges
Dr. Lyla Eddington

818.599.4212
562.908.3422

leddington@riohondo.edu

Orange County
Stephanie Feger

714.438.4834

sfeger@cccd.edu

Who to contact for workforce training at a specific college:

Please visit the Chancellor's Office Find A College web page. As a starting point, you may want to contact the CEO (also known as President, Chancellor, or Superintendent) of the college. The Dean or Vice President of CTE/Workforce Development/Contract Education are additional titles that can be of help to you. If you cannot find a contact, consider emailing the Regional Consortia Chair above for assistance.

Technical Assistance Providers (TAP)

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE DOMAIN CONTACT
Apprenticeship
California Apprenticeship Initiative
How this TAP supports the CCCCO Workforce and Economic Development Division

Nicolas Esquivel

916.206.3118 | nesquivel@cccco.edu

Twitter: @calapprentice

Communications; eUpdates; eAlerts; DWM Website; Social Media; Publications; Graphics
How this TAP supports the CCCCO Workforce and Economic Development Division
brand@cccco.edu
Contract Education & Alternative Fee Structures
How this TAP supports the CCCCO Workforce and Economic Development Division

Margaret Schmidt

530.570.1013 | margarets@maxinet.com

Data and Accountability

Kathy Booth

510.302.4208 | kbooth@wested.org

Employability Skills
New World of Work
How this TAP supports the CCCCO Workforce and Economic Development Division

Kate O'Rorke - Statewide Director

530.242.7678 | kororke@newworldofwork.org

Internship Back-End Payroll Services

Tim Aldinger

916.491.4499 | taldinger@foundationccc.org

Labor Market Research
Centers of Excellence
How this TAP supports the CCCCO Workforce and Economic Development Division
see regional matrix above for contact by region

Laura Coleman, First Contact

916.563.3235 | colemal@losrios.edu

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