Hero Descriptive Placeholder

Recruitment for Vice President of Administrative Services


The Search Committee for the Vice President of Administrative Services has recommended two finalists after a nationwide search to answer questions submitted by the El Camino campus community.

Watch Public Forum Recordings

Recordings of the Public Forums are available for viewing via the links provided below.

Submit Feedback

All College faculty, staff, management, and students are invited to submit feedback on the candidates. To provide feedback on both candidates, use the following online form and submit twice, one form per candidate:

Submit Your Feedback

Deadline to Submit Feedback: April 8, 2022 by 4 p.m.


Candidate Bios

Robery Suppelsa Photo

Robert Suppelsa

Robert E. "Bob" Suppelsa has served since 2015 as Vice President, Administrative Services within the Los Angeles Community College District at Los Angeles Harbor and West Colleges. Mr. Suppelsa has 30+ years of experience with schools and has expertise and accomplishments in all areas of responsibility called for in this leadership position at El Camino College. He has also provided successful financial and investment oversight for several education Foundations.

Mr. Suppelsa has also served as the Chief Financial Officer in leading independent schools and as Controller for the Montebello Unified School District. He has held managerial leadership positions with Northrop Grumman Corporation responsible for Engineering Administration and Advanced Systems Planning on several high technology programs. Bob has also provided leadership as President of the Santa Monica Schools Credit Union, a supporting board position for Kinecta Federal Credit Union and as President of a Citizen's Bond oversight committee for a local school district. He has also taught finance and school business administration coursework at Pepperdine University and the University of Phoenix. 

Mr. Suppelsa has lived in the South Bay for over 50 years and is the proud father of a 2022 El Camino graduate!



Daniel Villanueva Photo

Daniel Villanueva

Mr. Daniel “Danny” Villanueva has 20 years of experience as a Vice President of Administrative Services, CBO/CFO in California Community Colleges and the County Office of Education. He is well versed in the integration between Administrative Services providing support to Academic Affairs and Student Services through Budgets, Facilities, IT, Procurement, Risk Management, Auxiliary Services, program review and budget development, implementation, and monitoring processes. Mr. Villanueva has had detailed involvement in the Accreditation process having served as Accreditation Liaison Officer and Accreditation Co-Chair for two accreditation cycles and served on several Accreditation visitation teams through ACCJC.

Most importantly, Mr. Villanueva is a proud product of the Community College system. As many students without access to community college have experienced, Mr. Villanueva knows that he would not have had the opportunity for a post-secondary education if it weren’t for the community college system.