Professional Development Committee

Members of the Professional Development Committee

About the Committee


To provide and support activities and opportunities which will enhance job performance, personal growth, and social interaction among all Bakersfield College employees, thereby developing a sense of campus community.

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Scope of Authority

Makes recommendations for staff development activities to the College President, and oversees the expenditures created to fund such activities.


To provide and support activities that enhance job performance and encourage professional growth and collegiality among all members of the campus learning community.

This committee communicates with:

Goals (2022-23)

  1. Integrate the work of the committee with the work of Academic Technology as the lead dept. for PD at the college.
  2. Develop the use of PDC scholarship $$ and the return on investment to campus.
  3. Improve assessment and professional development effectiveness.



Rebecca Farley (Adminstrative Co-Chair)

Anita Karr (Classified Co-Chair)

Chris Dison (Faculty Co-Chair)



Administrator - Rebecca Farley

Administrator - Pamela Rivers

Faculty-Voting Member - Chris Dison

Faculty-Voting Member - Matt Andrasian-Jones

Faculty-Voting Member - Eleonora Hicks

Faculty-Voting Member - Sara Manuel

Faculty-Voting Member - Lisa Harding

Faculty-Voting Member - Maria Wright

Faculty-Voting Member - Pete LeGrant

Faculty-Voting Member - Tatevik Broutian

Classified - Chris Glasier

Classified - Linda Morgan

Classified - Anita Karr

Classified - Stella Ponce



Professional Development Committee Scholarship

The Professional Development Committee also endeavors to offer small, equitably distributed professional development scholarships to all full-time BC faculty, staff, and administration. To apply for a PDC scholarship, complete the electronic Professional Development Committee Scholarship Application and submit it to

Committee History

Meeting 11/8/2022

Meeting 10/18/2022

Meeting 9/13/2022