Administration and Faculty


           

Administration     

Superintendent / President
Kathleen Rose (2009, President since 2016)
B.A., State University of New York at Geneso; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Arizona

Vice President, Academic Affairs
Denee Pescarmona

Vice President, Student Services
Denee Pescarmona

Vice President, Administrative Services

Associate Vice President, Business &  Security Services
Wade Ellis (2015)
B.S., Ball State University

Associate Vice President, Human Resources & Labor Relations
Eric Ramones (2011)
B.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.A., San Jose State University; Ed. D., Brandman University

Dean of Student Learning and Student Success, Career Education and Workforce Pathways
Sherrean Carr (1985)
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., San Jose State University

Dean of Student Learning and Student Success, Health and Wellness
Ron Hannon (2001) A.A., Gavilan College;
B.A., M.A., San Jose State University

Interim Dean of Student Learning and Student Success, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences
Eduardo Cervantes (2005) A.A., Gavilan College;
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., Stanford University;Ed.D., University of San Francisco

Interim Dean, Student Learning and Student Success, Foundational Skills and Academic Support
Randy Brown (2007)
B.A., San Diego State University; M.S., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Interim Dean, Student Learning and Student Success, STEM
Jennifer Nari (2008)
B.A. University of California, Berkeley; M.A. University of California, Santa Cruz

Interim Dean, Student Learning and Student Success - Special Programs
Carina Cisneros (2016)
B.A., Sonoma State University; M.A., University of San Francisco

Interim Dean, Student Learning and Student Success - Enrollment Services and Student Pathways
Veronica Martinez (2000)
A.A., Gavilan College; B.A., San Jose State University; M.P.A., University of San Francisco

President / CEO, South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium
Linda Vaughn (2017)
B.S., University of the Pacific; M.A., University of Phoenix

Full-Time Faculty
Achterman, Douglas (2012)…408-848-4809
Library
B.S., University of California, Berkeley;
M.A.,California State University, Dominguez Hills; MLIS, San Jose State University; Ph.D., University of North Texas

Agaliotis, Paul (2016)…408-695-0018
Aviation
A.S., Gavilan College

Amirkhanian, Maria (2006)…408-848-4796
Music
B.M., Komitas State Conservatory of Music, Yerevan, Armenia; M.A., California State University, Fresno; Ph.D., Tchaikovsky State Conservatory of Music, Moscow, Russia

Andrade, Neal (2006)…408-846-4916
Head Baseball Coach, Kinesiology Instructor A.A., Gavilan College;
B.S., Portland State University; M.A., Nova Southeastern University

Arteaga, Blanca (2007)…408- 848-4826
Counselor, ASGC Advisor
A.A., Gavilan College; B.A., M.A., San Jose State University; Ed.D., San Francisco State University

Behroozi,Dahveed (2014)…408-848-4882
Music
B.A., Manhattan School; M.A., Brooklyn College

Besson, Denise (2001)…408-848-4831
Communication Studies
B.A., California State University, Stanislaus; M.A., San Jose State University

Boss, Claire (2016)…408-848-4805
Child Development
A.A., West Valley College; B.A., Pacific Oaks College; M.A., Mills College

Brown, Cheryl S (2001)…408-842-0334
CareerPrep, HOPE, Accessible Education Center A.A., West Valley College;
B.A., San Jose State University;
M.S.W.,San Jose State University

Christensen, Debbie (2016)…408-848-4855
Counselor
B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.A.,California State University, Long Beach

Cisneros, Nicole (2007)…408-852-2829
English as a Second Language B.A., University of the Pacific;
M.A. TESOL, Monterey Institute of International Studies;
Language Program Administration Certificate, Monterey Institute of International Studies;

Clark, Dale (2000)…408-848-4836
Chemistry
B.S., California State University, Bakersfield; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Crook, Erin (2001)…408-846-4913
English
A.A., A.S., Cabrillo College; B.A., M.A., Stanford University

Dachkova, Elena (2001)…408-848-4708
Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Moscow Institute of Petrochemical and Gas Industry

Del Carmen, Darlene (2016)…408-848-4880
Counselor
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A.,University of San Francisco

Dequin, Nikki (2007)…408-848-4894
Head Softball Coach, Kinesiology Instructor A.A., Gavilan College;
B.S., M.S., San Jose State University

Dharia, Sejal (2015)…408-852-2898
Mathematics
B.S., University of California, Berkeley; M.I.A., Columbia University;
M.A., San Jose State University

Dresch, Marla (2001)…408-846-4915
Mathematics
B.S., California State University, Chico; M.A., University of California, Davis; M.S.,California State University, Hayward

Gaitan, Stephen (2015)…408-848-4851
Workability Project Supervisor/Counselor
B.S., Sacramento State University; M.A., San Jose State University; B.A., M.F.A., University of California, Davis 

Garcia, Mari (2008)…408-848-4853
EOPS
A.A., Hartnell Community College; B.A., California State University, Monterey Bay; M.A., San Jose State University

Gatewood, Jessica (2014)…408-852-2870
English
B.A., M.A., Notre Dame de Namur University; Post-secondary Reading and Learning Certificate, California State University, Fullerton

Glass, Kelly (2015)…408-852-2830
Communications A.A., Gavilan College;
B.A., M.A., San Jose State University

Halper, Leah (1990)…408-848-4846                    
History
B.A. History, B.A. English, Stanford University; M.A.,New York University

Henrickson, Pat (2011)…408-848-4817
Child Development
B.A., South Dakota State University; M.A., Chapman University;

Hooper, Jessica (2006)…408-848-4854
English
B.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., San Jose State University

Kearns, Julian (2011)…408-852-2868

Economics
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles; M.A., San Diego State University

Klein, Debra Lynn (2005)…408-848-4834
Anthropology
B.A., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz

LaCarra, Robert (2017)…408-229-4208
Administration of Justice
A.A., Los Angeles Valley College; B.A., Loyola Marymount University; M.S., Mount St. Mary’s College; M.A.S.,University of California, Irvine; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University
California Single Subject Teaching Credential (Spanish), Chapman University 

Lango, John (2001)…408-848-4875
Strength and Conditioning Coach, Kinesiology Instructor
B.S., M.A., San Jose State University


Lawn, Beatriz Cofiño (1997)…408-848-4844
English as a Second Language
J.D.,Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala; M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Lawrence, Sabrina (2008)…408-848-4885
Distance Education Coordinator A.A., Cabrillo College;
B.A., California State University, Monterey Bay; M.A., San Jose State University

Lawton-Haehl, John (2006)…408-848-4860
Theatre Arts
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Luna, Enrique (1996)…408-848-4864
History
B.A., California State University, Chico; M.A.,California State University, Los Angeles; Ed.D., University of San Francisco

Maringer-Cantu, Jane (1988)…408-848-4722
High Tech Center, Accessible Education Center B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania;
M.S., San Jose State University

Marques, Albert (1996)…408-848-4794
Spanish
B.A., M.A., California State University, Fresno; Certificate of Spanish, University of Barcelona, Spain

Marquez, Celia (1991)…408-848-4807
Counselor, Puente
B.A., M.A., San Jose State University

Medina, Erik (2016)…408-852-2862
Mathematics
B.A., Dickinson College; Ph.D. University of New Mexico

Melchor, Blanca (2016)…408-852-2824
Counselor
B.A., San Jose State University; M.A.,California State University, Sacramento

Merrill, Tamara (1996)…408-842-0334
CareerPrep, HOPE, Accessible Education Center A.A., De Anza College;
B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., United States International University, San Diego

Montague, Kimberly (2016)…408-848-4841
Allied Health
A.S., A.S., Gavilan College;  M.S., University of San Francisco 

Morales, Rey (2004)…408-848-4872
Biology
B.S., University of California, Davis; M.S.,California State University, Hayward
Oler, Carlton (2006)…408-852-2808
Psychology
B.A., San Francisco State University;  M.S., California State University, Hayward; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati;
Licensed Psychologist, State of California

Overson, Robert (2008)…408-848-4832
Accessible Education Center
B.A., M.A., San Jose State University;

Parakati, Vania (2017)…408-852-2889
Counselor
B.A., University of Athens; M.A., San Jose State University

Park, Nicholas (2016)…408-852-2816
Sociology
B.A., San Jose State University; M.A., Ph.D. University of Nebraska, Lincoln;,
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing & Licensing (Mild / Moderate Disabilities and Multiple Subjects) 

Perez, David (1999)…408-848-4842      
A.A., Gavilan College;
Spanish
B.A., M.A., San Francisco State University

Ramirez, Gilbert (2007)…408-846-4961   
Cosmetology,
A.A., Gavilan College; 
B.S., M.A., San Jose State University

Reid, Diane (2017)…408-848-4876
Allied Health
A.S., Gavilan College

Reyes, Simone (2016)…408-848-4776
Counselor
B.A., M.A., San Jose State University

Richards, Grant (1997)…408-848-4710
English
B.A., California State University, Chico; B.A., M.A., California State University, Sacramento

Rivera-Sharboneau, Rosa (1991)…408-848-4758
Counselor
B.A., M.A., San Jose State University; Ed.D., University of LaVerne

Rosette, Arturo (2000)…408-846-4974
Art
B.A., California State University, Stanislaus; M.F.A., California State University, Fullerton; Ed.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Salvin, Christina (1998)…408-848-4830
English
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., San Jose State University

Sandler, Scott (2007)…408-846-4979
English
B.A. CSU Northridge; M.A.,University of Southern Mississippi

Smith, Kimberly (2001)…408-848-4889
B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts; M.S.,Columbia University

Spenner, Herbert (2011)…408-852-2819
Aviation Maintenance Technology B.S., Purdue University;
FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate, Gavilan College;
Private Pilot License

Stoykov, Alexandre (2016)…408-852-2879
Computer Science and Information Systems B.S., M.S., San Jose State University

Stuckey, Dewitt (2017)… 408-852-2837
Counselor
B.A., University of Oregon; M.A., San Jose State University

Tenney, Leslie (2000)…408-846-4951
Counselor
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; M.A., San Jose State University

Turetzky, Marc (1999)…408-848-4704
Political Science
B.A., M.A., San Diego State University; M.S.,Ph.D., Florida State University

Turner, Susan (2004)…408-848-4874
Allied Health, Registered Nursing Program
BSN California State University, Bakersfield; MSN San Jose State University;
FNP State University of New York at Stony Brook

Velarde-Barros, Carla (2014)…408-848-4747
Counselor
B.A., San Francisco State University; M.A., University of Pennsylvania

Venable, Ellen (2000)…408-846-4965
Computer Science and Information Systems B.S., University of California, Santa Cruz; B.A., M.A., University of California, San Diego

Wagman, Ken (1990)…408-848-4808
Mathematics
B.A., M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

Warren, Karen (1995)…408-848-4850
English
B.A., M.A., San Francisco State University

Weiler,  Jessica (2017)…408-848-4848
Counselor
B.A., California State University, Long Beach; M.A., Santa Clara University

Wolowitz, Jason (2000)…408-848-4781
Accounting, Business
B.S., California State University, Long Beach; M.B.A., San Jose State University

Young, Dana (2006)…408-848-4806
Library
B.A., University of Minnesota; M.L.S., Texas Woman's University

Yuh, Patrick (2014)… 408-848-4870
Biology
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

Zamora, Osvaldo (2016)…408-848-4747
Counselor
B.S., California State University, Monterey Bay; M.A., San Jose State University