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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.

2021/2022 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
Monday, March 20, 2023 (Board Day)
Friday, April 7, 2023
Monday, April 17, 2023 (Board Day)
Friday, May 5,  2023
Monday, May 15, 2023 (Board Day)
Friday, June 2, 2023
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
Friday, October 6, 2023
Monday, October 16, 2023 (Board Day)
Friday, November 3, 2023
Monday, November 20, 2023  (Board Day)
Friday, December 1, 2023
Monday, December 18, 2023 (Board Day)


Chair: Dr. Brenda Thames, Superintendent/President,  presidentsoffice@elcamino.edu

Note taker:  Rose Mahowald, President's Office, rmahowald@elcamino.edu

Voting Membership    
Luisa Paredes Student  1 luisa_paredes@elcamino.edu
Matt Schulz Student  2 matthaeus_schulz@elcamino.edu
Dipte Patel Council of Deans - Student Services dpatel@elcamino.edu
Gerson Valle Council of Deans - Academic Affairs gvalle@elcamino.edu 
Sal Valencia Classified, Administrative Services svalencia@elcamino.edu 
Julie Meredith Classified, Academic Affairs jmeredith@elcamino.edu
Carla Velasquez-Lopez Classifed, Student Services cvelasquez@elcamino.edu
Monica Delgado Professional Development Advisory Committee mxdelgado@elcamino.edu
(pending) Student Success Committee  
Jorge Gutierrez Facilities Steering Committee jgutierrez@elcamino.edu
Julie Bourlier Planning and Budget Committee jbourlier@elcaminoledu
Loic Audusseau Technology Committee laudusseau@elcamino.edu
Darcie McClelland Academic Senate dmclelland@elcamino.edu
Charlene Brewer-Smith Instructional Faculty cbrewersmith@elcamino.edu
Kelsey Iino Non-Instuctional Faculty kiino@elcamino.edu
Carlos Lopez Executive Cabinet Representative calopez@elcamino.edu
Non-Voting Membership    
Bryan Hayden El Camino Classified Employees (ECCE) bhayden@elcamino.edu
John Baranski El Camino College Federation of Teachers (ECCFT) jbaranski@elcamino.edu
Erika Solorzano Police Officer Association (POA) esolorzano@elcamino.edu
Greg Toya Director, Student Development gtoya@elcamino.edu
Crystle Martin Dean, Library & Learning Resources cmartin@elcamino.edu
Jose Anaya Dean, Community Advancement janaya@elcamino.edu
Jeff Miera Director, Athletics jmiera@elcamino.edu
Andrea Sala Executive Director, El Camino Foundation asala@elcamino.edu
Leo Barrera Director, Workplace Safety and Risk Management lbarrera@elcamino.edu
Chau Dao Director, Financial Aid cdao@elcamino.edu
Carlos Lopez Accreditation Liaison Officer calopez@elcamino.edu
Marifer Magana Student, Social Justice Center marifer_magana6982@elcamino.edu
Roshumba Mason Student, Black Student  Success Center roshumba_mason@elcamino.edu
Ann O'Brien Director, Marketing & Communications aobrien@elcamino.edu
Jane Miyashiro Vice President, Human Resources jmiyashiro@elcamino.edu
Robin Dreizler Acting Vice President, Student Services rdreizle@elcamino.edu
Bob Suppelsa Vice President, Administrative Services bsuppelsa@elcamino.edu
Carlos Lopez Vice President, Academic Affairs calopez@elcamino.edu
Annette Owens Adjunct Faculty aowens@elcamino.edu
Viviana Unda Institutional Research & Planning vunda@elcamino.edu