College Council

Statement of Purpose

To facilitate communication and serve as a forum to exchange information that affects the college community.

Strategic Initiative C – Collaboration: Advance an effective process of collaboration and collegial consultation conducted with integrity and respect to inform and strengthen decision-making.

2021-2023 College Council Goals 


College Council meets on the first Friday and third Mondays from 1:00-3:00 p.m. via Zoom, unless otherwise noted.

Future Meeting Dates


Tuesday, January 17, 2023 (Board Day) - 10:00a.m.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 (Board Day)
Friday, March 3, 2023 (Policy Review)
Monday, March 20, 2023 (Board Day)
Friday, April 7, 2023 (Policy Review)
Monday, April 17, 2023 (Board Day)
Friday, May 5,  2023 (Policy Review) - Cancelled
Monday, May 15, 2023 (Board Day)
Friday, June 2, 2023 (Policy Review)
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 (Board Day) 
Monday, July 17, 2023  (Board Day)   
Monday, August 21, 2023 (Board Day)
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 (Board Day)
Monday, September 18, 2023 (Policy Review)
Friday, October 6, 2023 (Policy Review)
Monday, October 16, 2023 (Board Day)
Friday, November 3, 2023 (Policy Review)
Monday, November 20, 2023  (Board Day)
Friday, December 1, 2023 (Policy Review
Monday, December 18, 2023 (Board Day)


Chair: Dr. Brenda Thames, Superintendent/President,

Recorder:  Rose Mahowald, President's Office,

Voting Membership    
Jose Merino Student  1
Jeon Park Student  2
Dipte Patel Council of Deans - Student Services
Gerson Valle Council of Deans - Academic Affairs 
Sal Valencia Classified, Administrative Services 
Julie Meredith Classified, Academic Affairs
Carla Velasquez-Lopez Classifed, Student Services
Monica Delgado Professional Development Advisory Committee
(pending) Student Success Committee  
Patrick Grant Facilities Steering Committee
Julie Bourlier Planning and Budget Committee jbourlier@elcaminoledu
Loic Audusseau Technology Committee
Charlene Brewer-Smith Academic Senate
Lars Kjeseth Instructional Faculty
Kelsey Iino Non-Instuctional Faculty
Carlos Lopez Executive Cabinet Representative
Non-Voting Membership    
Bryan Hayden El Camino Classified Employees (ECCE)
John Baranski El Camino College Federation of Teachers (ECCFT)
Erika Solorzano Police Officer Association (POA)
Rickey Gonzalez Director, Student Development
Crystle Martin Dean, Library & Learning Resources
Jose Anaya Dean, Community Advancement
Jeff Miera Director, Athletics
Andrea Sala Executive Director, El Camino Foundation
Leo Barrera Director, Workplace Safety and Risk Management
Chau Dao Director, Financial Aid
Carlos Lopez Accreditation Liaison Officer
(pending) Student, Social Justice Center
Roshumba Mason Student, Black Student  Success Center
Ann O'Brien Executive Director, Marketing & Communications
Jane Miyashiro Vice President, Human Resources
Jeff Stephenson Vice President, Student Services
Bob Suppelsa Vice President, Administrative Services
Carlos Lopez Vice President, Academic Affairs
Annette Owens Adjunct Faculty
Viviana Unda Institutional Research & Planning