Board of Directors


Executive Committee

Dr. Jose L. Fierro
Cerritos College
Norwalk, CA
Tel: 562-860-2451 ext. 2204

Dr. Mike Munoz
Long Beach City College
Long Beach, CA
Dr. Kathy Acosta
Sr. Director, Advancement & Development
Dallas College
Dallas, TX
Tel: 972-391-1464
Dr. Mark Curtis-Chavez
College of DuPage
Glen Ellyn, IL
Tel: 630-942-3535

Executive Director
Staff: Kimberly Andosca

NCCHC Executive Director
One Capitol Mall, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814
Tel: 916-231-8970
Fax: 916-444-7462


Fellows Program Executive Director
Dr. Ted Martinez, Jr.
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA


Fellows Program Executive Director 2023
Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick
Phoenix, AZ 

Board Members

Dr. Alessandro Anzalone
Campus President
Indian River State College, Chastain Campus
Stuart, FL 

Dr. Sunem Beaton-Garcia
Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC)
Eau Claire, WI
Tel: 715-833-6300

Dr. Jenni Cardenas
Vice President Student Services
Central Arizona College
Coolidge, AZ

Bettina Celis – Fellow Representative
Associate Vice Chancellor | Academic and Student Affairs
Maricopa Community Colleges
Tempe, AZ

Dr. Marielena P. DeSanctis
Community College of Denver
Denver, CO

Dr. Cynthia Olivo
VP of Student Services
Pasadena City College
Pasadena, CA

Amy Chaya Pena – Fellow Representative
Interim Dean of Student Success
San Antonio College
San Antonio, TX

Dr. Lester Sandres Rápalo
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
Bronx Community College, CUNY
Bronx, NY 

Dr. Star Rivera-Lacey
Palomar Community College District
San Marcos, CA

Dr. Irene Robles-Lopez
Vice Chancellor for Student Experience
Pima Community College
Tucson, AZ 

Dr. Frances Villagran-Glover
Houston Community College Southeast
Huston, TX