District Consultation Council

DCC Photo from Zoom meeting

About the Committee

Basis for Consultation Council

The Chancellor shall appoint a Consultation Council to assist in the solution of issues, formation of educational policies, and strategic planning.

Charge of the Council

Consultation Council is a collegial consultative body designed to serve the good of the District. The group facilitates timely, factual, and clear communication between constituents and the Chancellor as a means to help make informed District-wide decisions.

Duties of Members

Members of the Council fill a unique place in the District's structure. As members, they are the primary and most visible representative of their constituent groups. They set the standard for civility, candor, and accuracy in collegial discussion, within Council meetings and in their interactions with others in the college communities. Members are conduits of information to and from their respective groups. They should strive to understand and accept diverse points of view while attempting to reach a consensus to best serve the District as a whole.

Communication from the Chancellor



Role Name
Chancellor Sonya Christian
Vice Chancellor, Educational Services John Means
Interim Chief FInancial Officer Arlitha Harmon
Interim Vice Chancellor, Human Resources Dena Rhoades
President, Bakersfield College Zav Dadabhoy
President, Cerro Coso Community College Sean Hancock
President, Porterville College Claudia Habib
President, KCCD Management Association Manny Mourtzanos


Role Name
President, KCCD/CCA Matt Crow
President, BC Academic Senate Nick Srobel
President, CCCC Academic Senate Yvonne Mills
President, PC Academic Senate Robert Simpkins


Role Name
BC/DO CSEA President Tina Johnson
CCCC CSEA Representative Michael Barrett
PC CSEA Representative Vern Butler


Role Name
President, BCSGA Edith Mata
President, CCCCSGA Mia Guzman
President, PCSGA Carlos Rodriguez