President's Cabinet

President's Cabinet Photo, June 2020

About the Committee


President's Cabinet is a senior leadership council comprised of direct reports to the president of Bakersfield College, as well as other members who serve at the discretion of the president. President's Cabinet provides the president of Bakersfield College a forum for vetting decisions prior to implementation. It is primarily a paperless group which meets regularly throughout the year and conducts 2 annual retreats.


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Make recommendations and provide feedback to the College President.





Role Name
Interim College President Zav Dadabhoy


Role Name
Director, Financial Aid Jennifer Achan
Assistant to the President Debi Anderson
Dean of Instruction, Kinesiology, Health & Athletics/Athletic Director John "Reggie" Bolton
Manger, Human Resources Amalia Calderon
Executive Director, College Safety Todd Dearmore
Interim Dean of Instruction  Tony Cordova
Interim Associate Vice Chancellor Planning and Educational Technology Todd Coston
Dean of Students Nicky Damania
Dean of Instruction Rebecca Farley
Interim Director, Academic Support Services Dionna Doss
Dean of Instruction, Nursing/Allied Health Carla Gard
Vice President, Finance & Administrative Services Mike Giacomini
Dean, Institutional Effectiveness Craig Hayward
Interim Dean of Instruction Jennifer Jett
Director, Counseling & Student Success Marisa Marquez
Dean of Instruction Richard McCrow
Dean of Instruction, Academic Technologies Bill Moseley
Interim Vice President, Student Affairs Emmanuel Mourtzanos
Director, Enrollment Services Michelle Peña
Interim Executive Director, Technology & Planning Brett Redd
Vice President, Instruction Billie Jo Rice
Executive Director, Facilities & Operations Marcos Rodriguez
Executive Director, Government Relations & Development Norma Rojas-Mora
Executive Director, Bakersfield College Foundation Cheryl Scott
Executive Director, Categorical Programs Imelda Simos-Valdez
Dean of Instruction Stephen Waller
Interim Associate Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Services Steven Watkin
Dean of Instruction Jessica Wojtysiak


2021-2022 Meeting Dates: 

August 2

August 16

August 23

October 4

October 18

November 1

November 15

November 22

December 6

January 3

February 7

March 7

March 21

April 4

April 18

May 2

Committee History


Meeting Times

2021-2022 Update: President's Cabinet meets virtually on 1st and 3rd Mondays 2:30-4:00pm