EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP – COLLEGE
Interim President -Yuba College:
Reported to Chancellor January 2020 – June 2020
Director – California Jazz Conservatory:
Appointed to the Board of Directors June 2017 for a four year term.
Consultant ACCT Search services:
October 2015 – October 2016 Successful candidates for San Jose Evergreen Chancellor, Superintendent President Palomar College and the State CCC Chancellor.
Interim President – Woodland Community College:
Reported to Chancellor January 2014-June 2014
Interim Chancellor – Chabot –Las Positas Community College District:
Reported to Board of Trustees September 2012 – June 2013
Consultant – Yuba Community College District:
Consulting services to help reorganize the district and colleges services, especially with respect to consolidating academic support functions and other related programmatic matters. Reported to Chancellor – May 2012 – August 2012
President – Diablo Valley College:
One of three colleges in the Contra Costa Community College District. Pleasant Hill, CA. Reported to the Chancellor August 2007 – September 2010
President – Berkeley City College:
One of four colleges in the Peralta Community College District Oakland, CA District. Reported to the Chancellor July 2004 – July 2007
Commissioner of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges / Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (WASC/ACCJC) 1996-2002
Instructor – San Diego Evening College:
Reported to the President September 1974 – September 1977. Produced instructional TV programs and managed TV Classroom. 1978 Emmy for Instructional Series: “Human Sexuality: Touching, Loving, Being” Award to Producer (Judy Walters), – San Diego
Division Dean – San Diego Mesa College:
Reported to the College President September 1979 – October 1981
Assistant Dean – San Diego Miramar College:
Reported to the Deans of Instruction Day and Evening September 1977 – August 1979
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP – DISTRICT
Senior Vice Chancellor Educational Services:
Peralta Community College District, Reported to the Chancellor October 1999 – June 2004
Trustee, Mendocino Unified School District:
Mendocino, CA 1982-87, Board President 1983, 1984, 1987, Board Clerk 1985.
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP – STATE
Vice Chancellor — Board of Governor’s Liaison and Policy Analysis:
Chancellor’s Office, California Community Colleges, Sacramento, CA Reported to the State Chancellor July 1990 – September 1999
Specialist, Academic Planning:
Chancellor’s Office, California Community Colleges, Reported to the Assistant Deputy Chancellor June 1989 – July 1990
Vice Chancellor — Policy Analysis and Management Information Services:
Chancellor’s Office, California Community Colleges, Reported to the Chancellor July 1996 – October 1999.
Distance Education Coordinator “College of the Air” College of the Redwoods:
Reported to the Mendocino Coast Campus Center Dean / College Dean of Library and Learning Resources / and the President September 1984 – June 1986.
Consultant, J. Walters and Co., Mendocino, CA:
Contracts with the California Department of Education (CDE), Trident Enterprises, and California School Boards Association (CSBA) Self-employed November 1982 – June 1989
Co-Chair, Mendocino Educational Coordinating Council, 1983-87
Co-Chair Annual California School Boards Association Conference Committee 1987
DISTRIBUTED LEARNING SYSTEMS LEADERSHIP
President, Mendocino Coast Community Educational Television
Mendocino, CA. Appointed April, 1983, elected September 1983, 1984, 1985.
Producer / Project Coordinator WSBE-TV, Providence, Rhode Island
Reported to the Program Director May 1972 to March 1974.
Doctor of Philosophy – Concentration in Interdisciplinary Arts and Science with a specialization in Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness. Dissertation topic: The Use of Appreciative Inquiry as a Planned Changed Strategy at Merritt College: A Case Study. Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, OH; July 2006
Institute for Educational Management, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA; July 2000
Certified Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator Presented by League for Innovation; the Community College National Council for Staff, Program & Organizational Development; and Company of Experts.net 2004
Master of Arts Degree in Education, Alliant International University (United States International University,) San Diego, CA; June 1979
Bachelor of Arts Degree in English, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID; May 1970