President's Cabinet

Group photo of 2019 President's Cabinet

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
College President Sonya Christian


Role Name
Executive Director, Delano Campus Abel Guzman
Dean, Instruction Andrea Thorson
Program Director, Career & Technical Education Anthony Cordova
Vice President, Instruction Billie Jo Rice
Executive Director, Maintenance & Operations Bill Potter
Dean, Library & Academic Technology (AIQ) Bill Moseley
Executive Dean, Instruction Cornelio Rodriguez
Dean, Institutional Effectiveness Craig Hayward
Director, Academic Technology Student Success Daniel Hall
Manager, Human Resources Dena Rhoades
Executive Dean, Instruction Emmanuel Mourtzanos
Director, Financial Aid Jennifer Achan
Assistant to the President Jennifer Serratt
Interim Dean, Instruction Jessica Wojtysiak
Director, Student Success & Equity Lesley Bonds
Interim Dean, Instruction Lora Larkin
Director, Student Success & Counseling Marisa Marquez
Vice President, Finance & Administrative Services Mike Giacomini
Director, Admissions & Records Michelle Pena
Director, Student Life Nicky Damania
Director, Communications & Community Relations Norma Rojas Mora
Dean, Instruction Richard McCrow
Director, Athletics Sandi Taylor
Dean, Instruction Stephen Waller
Executive Director, Outreach & School Relations Steven Watkin
Director, Information Technology Todd Coston
Executive Director, Bakersfield College Foundation Vacant
Vice President, Student Affairs Zav Dadabhoy

Committee History

Meeting Times

Mondays, 2-4 pm in Levan Center