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April 2021

MANAGEMENT

Lydell Willis, Director of Student Basic Needs and Success

Under the direction of the Vice President of Student Services, the Director of Student Basic Needs and Success will plan, organize, evaluate, and direct the operations/activities relating to Student Equity and Achievement (SEA), Basic Needs, assigned state/federally categorically funded programs, grants and other assigned student support programs. This position is effective June 1, 2021. Lydell Willis brings more than 15 years of experience in student services, leadership, grants and program management. Prior to joining Compton College, he served as program manager at the College of Alameda for the EOPS/CARE, NextUp, and CalWORKs programs. He also has experience as a marriage and family therapist and worked as the foster youth program director for the Oakland Unified School District for ten years. He earned a master's degree in psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from the Western Institute for Social Research, and a bachelor's degree in behavioral science from the University of La Verne.

CLASSIFIED STAFF

Brian Dean, Interim Associate Registrar

Stanley Hayes, Police Officer

Melvin Young, Police Officer


March 2021:

MANAGEMENT

Dorrett Lambey, Director of Accounting

As director of accounting for the Compton Community College District, Lambey plans, organizes, coordinates, evaluates, and directs the District's general and special funds accounting, payroll, and related operations, as well as prepares and maintains financial records, statements and reports. Prior to joining the Compton Community College District, Lambey served as accounting manager and deputy treasurer for the Central Basin Municipal Water District. She has also held positions at Vasquez and Company, LLC as an audit supervisor and Deloitte, LLP as a senior auditor.

She earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of West Florida, and is currently an MBA candidate at Grand Canyon University in Arizona with a completion date of July 2021. Lambert is licensed as a certified fraud examiner. She is a member of the following professional associations: California Society of CPA's, California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Institute of Internal Auditors, and Government Finance Officers Association.

CLASSIFIED STAFF

Cynthia Lopez Herrera, Financial Aid Coordinator


February 2021:

INTERIM MANAGEMENT

Chabree Thompson, Director, Basic Needs and Student Success

CLASSIFIED STAFF

Libbyer Martinez, EOPS/CARE Coordinator


December 2020 - January 2021:

ADMINISTRATION

Abdul Nasser, Vice President of Administrative Services
As Vice President of Administrative Services, Abdul Nasser will provide overall leadership in planning, directing and evaluating the operational activities of the Compton Community College District including, but not limited to all aspects of financial services; business services; facilities including maintenance and operations; information systems; bookstore and food services. This appointment was effective January 19, 2021.

Before joining the CCCD team, Nasser served as associate vice chancellor of financial services for the San Francisco Community College District. He has extensive experience as an administrator in finance and accounting for several universities and community colleges both in the U.S. and abroad. He also has experience as an adjunct faculty member teaching corporate finance, intermediate accounting, and introduction to computers. Nasser earned a doctorate in business administration from Argosy University in Florida, a master's degree in business administration and a bachelor's degree in accounting both from the University of Illinois at Springfield.

Carol DeLilly, Associate Dean of Nursing
Prior to joining Compton College, Carol DeLilly directed the BSN and ADN programs at Mount Saint Mary's University Department of Nursing, where she supervised and mentored approximately 40 full-time and adjunct nursing program faculty. She also previously served as program director for the entry-level master's degree in nursing at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. DeLilly was the founding director of a new licensed vocational nursing program at the Community Based Education and Development College in Los Angeles. She has extensive experience as a nurse educator and lecturer at universities, community colleges, and adult schools. DeLilly earned a doctorate in philosophy from UCLA Nursing Science School of Nursing, and master's and bachelor's degrees in nursing, as well as a public health nurse degree, all from the University of California, Los Angeles. She earned an associate degree in nursing at West Los Angeles Community College.

FACULTY

Jared Gordon, Film/Video, Social Media Instructor
Jared Gordon, a member of the Screen Actors Guild, is a professional screenwriter, director, editor, and instructor. Before joining Compton College, he was an assistant professor of TV and film at DeSales University in Pennsylvania. He has also taught at Emerson College and served as a visiting lecturer at Salem State University, both in Massachusetts. While working as creative director at Winter Twilight Productions, LLC in Boston, he wrote and produced four independent films, as well as numerous short works, interactive teaching tools, and internationally screened creative content. Gordon earned his master's degree in fine arts from Hollins University in Virginia, and a bachelor's degree with honors in fine arts, with an emphasis in film and television, from New York University. He is a member of the American Association of University Professors.

Nathan Lopez, History Instructor
Nathan Lopez has worked as an adjunct instructor at El Camino College, Oxnard College, Ventura College, Chaffey College, and California State University, Northridge. He also worked as a career guidance counselor assistant at Los Angeles Valley College. His areas of specialization in instruction include Chicana/o studies, history and literature; Mexican history and literature; immigration; Latin American history; historiography; ethnic studies; and U.S. history. Lopez earned his master's degree in Chicana/o studies and a bachelor's degree in history with a minor in religious studies both from California State University, Northridge. He is a member of the National Association of Chicana/o Studies and American Historical Association.

Schetema Nealy, Chemistry Instructor
Schetema Nealy has served as an adjunct instructor at Compton College since 2019, while also working as an assistant professor at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. She has also taught at Nevada State College and served as a guest lecturer at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Nealy has authored/co-authored several peer-reviewed publications and contributed to a number of university research projects, most recently as a qualitatively-trained research coordinator for the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Nealy earned a doctorate in chemistry education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a master's degree in environmental organic chemistry at California Institute of Technology, a master's degree in analytical chemistry, and a bachelor's degree in chemistry both from California State University, Los Angeles, and an associate degree in chemistry from San Bernardino Valley College. She is a member of the American Chemical Society and the National Society of Black Engineers.

CLASSIFIED STAFF

Patricia Becerra, Accounting Technician


October 2020:

MANAGER

Airek Mathews, Distance Education Manager

As Distance Education Manager, Dr. Airek Mathews will oversee the Distance Education Department and work with the campus community to improve students' online learning experience and provide faculty with the support, training, and tools they need to promote student success. 

Mathews joins Compton College from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), where he was the instructional learning spaces coordinator. He was responsible for training faculty on how to incorporate technology into their instruction, promoted active and collaborative learning techniques, facilitated the use of active learning classrooms, and assisted faculty with transitioning their courses to an online format. Prior to working at CSULB, Mathews was an instructional laboratory manager for the University of Southern California's (USC) Department of Biological Sciences. There, he developed and managed the laboratory curriculum for biochemistry and molecular biology courses. Mathews earned his doctorate in environmental health science from the University of California, Los Angeles, a master's degree in learning design and technology from USC, and a bachelor's degree in chemistry from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

CLASSIFIED STAFF

Giselle Gamino, Financial Aid Supervisor


August/September 2020:

FACULTY

Vera Kunte, Nursing Instructor
Prior to joining Compton College, Vera Kunte worked as a visiting nursing professor at Chamberlain University and adjunct faculty member for the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing at Thomas Edison State University, both in New Jersey. She has also served as a clinical nursing instructor at several community colleges. Kunte's additional work experience includes nurse practitioner at internal medicine practice Patel Medical Associates, and advanced practice nurse and nurse research specialist for Capital Health in New Jersey. A published author, researcher and clinical leader, she has developed and implemented educational programs for pre-licensure and post-licensure nursing programs. She earned a doctorate in nursing practice and a master's degree in nursing both from Rutgers University, and a bachelor's degree in nursing with honors from L.T. College of Nursing in Bombay, India.

CLASSIFIED STAFF

Edgar Torres Perez, Student Services Advisor


JULY 2020:

CLASSIFIED STAFF

James Jean-Jacques, Police Officer
Rosa Portillo-Gonzalez, Student Services Advisor


June 2020:

MANAGER: Sheri Berger, Vice President of Academic Affairs
As vice president of academic affairs, Sheri Berger will provide leadership in the planning, development, and implementation of the Compton Community College District's instructional program, while working collaboratively with academic and student support services personnel. She will also provide technical and research leadership for planning services and programs designed to advance the educational mission of Compton College. She will have oversight for the special instructional program; and will oversee the accreditation process for the college, assuring compliance with Compton College, the CCCD, state, and federal regulations. This appointment was effective on June 15, 2020.

Before joining the Compton College team, Berger previously worked at Los Angeles Pierce College as Vice President of Academic Affairs since 2014. From 1996 to 2014, Sheri worked in a variety of positions at Los Angeles Valley College including dean of academic affairs, Mathematics Department chair, Student Learning Outcomes chair, vice president of the Academic Senate, Curriculum Committee chair, and professor of mathematics. She received both her master's and bachelor's degrees in mathematics from California State University, Northridge.

FACULTY: Todd Kler, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Instructor

Todd Kler joined Compton College in August 2019 as an adjunct HVAC instructor. Prior to joining Compton College, he was an HVAC faculty instructor at the Brownson Technical School in Anaheim and an HVAC technical specialist inspector for Southern California Edison. In addition to being a certified HVAC instructor, he has extensive experience in the field with various companies including senior commercial energy auditor performing quality control inspections of work performed on HVAC systems; a chief inspection manager for energy audits; and project manager and quality control specialist for residential and commercial service repair and installations, as well as assuring compliance of all state and city codes. Kler earned a bachelo's degree in aviation management from Southern Illinois University and an associate degree in aviation science from Mt. San Antonio College.

CLASSIFIED STAFF

Giovani Bautista, Dual Enrollment Specialist
Carlos Castellon, Dual Enrollment Specialist
Linda Garcia, Senior Administrative Assistant
Stephanie Lopez, Dual Enrollment Specialist
Nathalie Sevilla, Senior Administrative Assistant

February/March 2020:

MANAGER

Stephen Kibui, Vice President of Administrative Services
As Vice President of Administrative Services, Stephen Kibui will provide overall leadership in planning, directing and evaluating the operational activities of the Compton Community College District including, but not limited to all aspects of financial services; business services; facilities including maintenance and operations; information systems; bookstore and food services. This appointment was effective April 6, 2020.

Before joining the Compton College team, Kibui served as the director of accounting for Rio Hondo College. Prior to his position at Rio Hondo College, Kibui worked at several prominent accounting firms including Vasquez and Company, LLP as a senior audit manager and Ernst & Young, LLP as an audit manager. He also served on the ACCJC 2019 Accreditation Team for Carrington College. Kibui earned his master's degree in business administration from Newman University, and a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Strathmore College. He is a Certified Public Accountant and he is currently studying to earn his doctorate degree in educational leadership.

CLASSIFIED STAFF

Zeina Elali, Associate Registrar
Josue Flores, Business Application Support Analyst
Kennya Lambert Martinez, Human Resources Representative


JANUARY 2020:

INTERIM ADMINISTRATION

Barbara Perez, Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs
Shirley Thomas, Interim Associate Dean of Nursing/Program Director
James Grivich, Interim Vice President of Administrative Services

FACULTY

Jovany Gaucin, Special Resource Center Guided Pathways Counselor
Jovany Gaucin joins Compton College after previously serving as an adjunct counselor at Cerritos College, Saddleback College, and East Los Angeles College over the last several years. He has also worked as a career guidance counselor at East Los Angeles College, student success coach at Rio Hondo College, and lead mentor/college knowledge instructor at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education, and a substitute teacher at the Whitter Union High School District. He earned a master's degree in educational counseling from the University of Southern California, and a bachelor's degree in communications from St. John's University in New York.

CLASSIFIED STAFF

Rania Elyas, Network Support Specialist
Corina Fonseca, Categorically Funded Program Technician
Mario Hernandez, Categorically Funded Program Technician
Cristian Markovich, Instructional Division Coordinator
Nicole Smith, Job Placement Specialist
Joseph Blair, Preschool Teacher
Antoria Davis, Preschool Teacher
Marleen Gil, Preschool Teacher
Shanika Jones, Preschool Teacher
Gloria Lafollette, Preschool Teacher
Curlean Turner, Preschool Teacher


December 2019:

MANAGER

Pilar Huffman, Professional Development Manager
Pilar Huffman was recently promoted to professional development manager at Compton College. Under the direction of the vice president of Human Resources, she will facilitate and coordinate appropriate and timely professional development workshops for faculty, management and staff; design, plan and implement various programs to address institutional, departmental, and personal training needs; train, supervise and evaluate assigned staff. Huffman previously served as a human resources representative at Compton College and a graduate teaching assistant at California Baptist University. She has extensive experience in human resources, professional development, and corporate training in the banking industry, and served as professional development manager at Motivated to Achieve, Inc. from 2013 to 2017. Huffman is currently working toward her doctorate degree in education and learning technologies at Pepperdine University. She earned master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Azusa Pacific University, a master's degree in organizational leadership from California Baptist University, and a bachelor's degree in human resources management from Ashford University.

CLASSIFIED STAFF

Eric Armenta, Accountant
Dosalma Martinez, Accounting Technician 
Michael Rivera, Payroll Specialist
Saul Rodriguez, Shipping & Receiving Clerk
Bernardo Romero, Accountant
Oluwatosin Williams, Coordinator Student Services


NOVEMBER 2019:

MANAGERS

Michelle Garcia,Director of CalWORKS

Michelle Garcia joined Compton College after serving as director of educational partnerships and manager of the student diversity success initiative at Fullerton College. She previously worked at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) in positions as program coordinator and researcher for the Center for Research on Educational Access and Leadership. She also has experience as a CalWORKS program lead mentor while at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Her experience includes teaching higher education master's program classes and administration of categorically funded student support programs and Title V grants.  Garcia earned a doctorate degree in community college leadership and a master's degree in higher education both from CSUF. She earned a bachelor's degree in ethnicity and multi-cultural studies/Chicano studies from Cal Poly Pomona ,and an associate degree in liberal studies from Rio Hondo College.

Stephanie Schlatter, Director of Special Resource Center

Prior to joining Compton College, Stephanie Schlatter served as director of disabled student programs at Santa Monica College and dean associate dean of disabled student services and programs at Los Angeles Pierce College. She brings more than eight years of experience in the daily operation and administration of a special resource center and disabled student services and programs. She has also held the positions of learning disability specialist at California State University, Long Beach, and faculty/learning disability specialist at El Camino College and Los Angeles Southwest College. Schlatter earned her master's degree in special education from Loyola Marymount University, a master's degree in business administration from National University, and a bachelor's degree in social science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

CLASSIFIED STAFF

Alister Caddy, Learning Management System Specialist
Gilberto Bejar, Student Services Advisor
Ebony Freeman, Student Services Advisor
Tamara Gonzalez, Student Services Advisor
Chabree Thompson, Student Services Advisor


JULY - OCTOBER 2019:

MANAGERS

Rebekah Blonshine, Dean of Student Success

Rebekah joined Compton College after serving as program director of the TRiO Upward Bound Math and Science Program at the University of Southern California (USC). She brings more than 14 years of experience in academia, combining counseling/advising experience with college classroom and administration experience. Her previous work experience includes adjunct faculty capstone advisor for the Doctor of Social Work program at USC, EOPS adjunct counselor and Bridges counselor at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, and coordinator of student diversity services and science bound student success at Purdue University in Indiana. She has taught a variety of sociology, psychology and counseling courses at several colleges and universities. She earned her doctorate degree in educational leadership with a concentration in higher education administration from the University of Southern California, and a master's degree in social work and a bachelor's degree in psychology both from the University of Michigan.

Melita Ferguson, Director of Child Development Center

Melita Ferguson most recently served as interim director of the Abel B. Sykes Child Development Center at Compton College. Prior to her employment at Compton College, Ferguson ran her own consulting company, Sutton CDAP Consulting, since founding it in 2013. She has an extensive professional experience focused on ensuring a culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate learning environment for preschool children through the professional development of educators. Other previous experience includes a quality support coach at the Los Angeles Universal Preschool and an adjunct instructor in child development and East Los Angeles Community College. She earned her doctorate degree in Education, Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy from Pepperdine University, a master's degree in child development from University of La Verne, a bachelor's degree in child development from California State University Los Angeles, and an associate degree in child development from West Los Angeles Community College.

Paul Flor, Dean of Student Learning

Paul Flor has worked as a political science instructor in the political science department since 1997 and subsequently became division chair. He has also served as an adjunct instructor at El Camino College since 2015. He has also served Compton College as president of the Academic Senate, SLO coordinator, and chairperson of Faculty Council at Compton College. In addition, he serves as the Title III coordinator, overseeing the federal grant program which helps fund the Welcome Center and the Learning Lab. In 2018, he was honored with the Distinguished Faculty Award. Flor earned a doctorate degree in leadership in higher education from Northcentral University, a master's degree in educational administration from California State University, Los Angeles, and a master's degree in Latin American studies and a bachelor's degree in political science both from UCLA.

Cesar Jimenez, Dean of Counseling and Guided Pathways

Cesar Jimenez previously served as the associate dean of counseling and student services at El Camino College where he had oversight for general counseling, The Opportunity Project (TOP), the RISE Center, and Career and Transfer Center. Prior to coming to California, he worked in higher education in Illinois in the following positions: director of student development at Morton College, college advisor and adjunct instructor at Richard J. Daley College, and recruitment and admissions counselor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Jimenez earned his doctorate degree in higher education and organizational change from Benedictine University, a master's degree in education and a bachelor's degree in liberal arts and sciences both from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Tina Kuperman, Director of Diversity, Compliance and Title IX

In this new position for Compton College, Tina Kuperman will work with Human Resources to ensure equity-minded hiring, evaluation, and the advancement of employees of the Compton Community College District. Kuperman will plan, administer and supervise the functions and activities of the District's diversity, compliance, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title IX operations. Before joining Compton College, she previously worked at Cerritos College as the Title IX coordinator, and at Bayfront Youth and Family Services in Long Beach, overseeing investigations, complaint, and grievance processes, as well as compliance matters. She received a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School, a master's degree in social work from the University of Michigan School of Social Work, and a bachelor's degree in political science and history from the University of California, Los Angeles.

FACULTY

Shannon (Shay) Brown, Guided Pathways Counselor

Shannon Brown previously served as athletics counselor and an adjunct faculty member teaching human development courses at Compton College. She has also worked as adjunct counseling and college success instructor, and counseling department assistant at Golden West College. Brown's work in education includes experience as a substitute teacher and college and career guidance specialist for grades K-12 at the Newport Mesa Unified School District. She earned a master's degree in educational counseling from National University, and a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Excelsior College in New York.

Brad Conn, Psychology Instructor

Brad Conn has worked as a part time psychology instructor at Compton College, the University of the West in Rosemead, Calif., El Camino College and Pacific Oaks College. He has also taught English and physical education at Leuzinger High School. His supervised clinical experience includes psychological assistant at CHE Health Services and part time psychological assistant at Emmada Psychology Center, Inc. and Albert Knapp and Associates. He also served as a youth specialist at the Institute of Multicultural Counseling and Education Services in Los Angeles. His research experience includes work as principal researcher for several projects from 2010 to 2014. He earned his doctorate degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis in multicultural community clinical and a master's degree in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. Conn also earned a master's degree in psychology from Pepperdine University, and a bachelor's degree in psychology from California State University, San Diego.

Corina Diaz, Sociology Instructor

Corina Diaz joins Compton College after serving as a sociology instructor at a number of community colleges including El Camino College, the Los Angeles Community College District, Cerritos College, and Rio Hondo College. Courses taught include introduction to sociology, sociological analysis, race and ethnic relations, introduction to human sexuality, American social problems, marriage and the family, and introduction to criminology. She earned a master's degree in sociology and a bachelor's  degree in public administration management from California State University, Dominguez Hills, and a second master's degree in social work from the University of Southern California.

Steven Faris, HVAC Instructor

Steven Faris previously worked as a full-time heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) instructor at El Camino College. He was also an adjunct HVAC instructor at College of the Desert. His professional work experience also includes 15 years as an HVAC foreman and HVAC and BLS-CPR instructor at the Federal Bureau of Prisons at George Air Force Base in California. From 1987-2010, Faris served in the U.S. Navy as a chief petty officer, formal instructor and training manager, with a one year assignment in 2000 as a U.S. Navy quality control engineer and quality systems instructor in Irvine, California. He earned his master's degree from the University of Phoenix, and bachelor's degree in criminal justice administration also from the University of Phoenix.

Liliana Huerta, EOPS/CARE Guided Pathways Counselor

Liliana Huerta previously worked as an adjunct general counselor at Santa Ana College and an adjunct probation counselor and general counselor at Cypress College. At Pasadena City College, she served as an adjunct EOPS counselor and transfer and outreach counselor. Her teaching experience includes adjunct instructor of dual enrollment and career planning at East Los Angeles College and Fullerton College. She earned a master's degree in counseling with an option in student development in higher education from California State University, Long Beach, a bachelor's degree in human services with an emphasis in mental health from California State University, Fullerton, and an associate degree in social and behavioral science from Citrus College.

Melain McIntosh, Counselor/Articulation Officer

Melain McIntosh joined Compton College after serving as curriculum specialist/liaison at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, where she also held previous positions as articulation officer, adjunct counseling faculty and information center supervisor. She has experience in curriculum development, compliance, articulation, and counseling and advisement of students. She has also managed a college's Welcome and Enrollment Center and oversaw college outreach programs. MacIntosh earned her master's degree in counseling from California State University, Long Beach, and a bachelor's degree in public policy, management and planning from the University of Southern California.

Raquel Michel-Jackson, Guided Pathways Counselor

Raquel Michel-Jackson joined Compton College after serving as a counselor at West Los Angeles College, Coastline Community College, and Santa Monica College. She also has counseling experience in CalWORKs at Los Angeles City College and financial aid counseling at the University of Southern California. Her teaching experience includes counseling instructor at Santa Monica College and adjunct faculty member in the educational leadership and policy studies department at California State University, Northridge. She earned her doctorate degree in educational leadership and policy studies at California State University, Northridge, a master's degree in counseling from Loyola Marymount University, and a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of California, Riverside.

Noemi Monterroso, Guided Pathways Counselor

Noemi Monterroso previously served as an adjunct First Year Experience (FYE) counselor and general counselor at Compton College, and adjunct counselor at Pasadena City College. Her teaching experience includes counseling courses at Pasadena City College and human development courses at the former El Camino College Compton Center. She earned her master's degree in guidance and counseling and a bachelor's degree in psychology with an emphasis in clinical and behavioral application and a minor in sociology all from at California Lutheran University.

Obiageli Obah, Nursing Instructor

Obiageli Obah holds current licenses and board certifications as a Registered Nurse (RN), Public Health Nurse (PHN), and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Most recently, Obah was employed as a clinical instructor at Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. She is a member of several professional associations and scholarly societies for nurse practitioners and is involved in a number of community groups, as well. Obah is in the process of earning her doctorate degree in nursing education from the University of San Diego. She earned her master's degree in nursing, with emphasis in family nurse practitioner and advanced nurse educator, from Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, and an associate degree in nursing from Los Angeles Southwest College.

Brittany Olayele, ESL Instructor

Prior to joining Compton College, Brittany Olayele was the integrated education and technology coordinator at the Torrance Adult School. She also worked as the diversity and inclusion coordinator at the Chadwick School in Palos Verdes. Her teaching experience includes VESL and ESL instructor at Torrance Adult School, ESL writing instructor and ESL speaking and listening instructor at the University of California, Irvine, and noncredit ESL instructor at Los Angeles Trade Tech Community College, in addition to experience as an elementary school teacher. She earned a master's degree in teaching English as a Second Language and a bachelor's degree in communication studies from the University of San Francisco.

Desiree Ramirez, Guided Pathways Counselor

Desiree Ramirez previously held the positions of STEM counselor, general counselor, Welcome Center counselor and EOPS counselor at Pasadena City College. She also worked as a general counselor at Chaffey College. Her teaching experience includes adjunct counseling instructor and College One instructor at Pasadena City College, and dual enrollment instructor at Chaffey College. She earned her master'sdegree in college counseling and student development from Azusa Pacific University, a bachelor's degree in sociology from California State University, Long Beach, and an associate degree for transfer in sociology and associate degree in social and behavioral science both from Pasadena City College.

Linda Thierry, Nursing Instructor

Linda Thierry previously worked as a nursing instructor at the Preferred College of Nursing in Carson, California. Thierry has held positions as nursing supervisor and assistant director of nursing. She has more than 20 years of experience in nursing and has work at the Veterans Administration Hospitals in West Los Angeles and Long Beach, the Harbor View Center in Long Beach, and at the U.S. Postal Service as an occupational health nurse. She earned her Doctor in Nursing Practice from Grand Canyon University, a master's degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix, a bachelor's degree in nursing from California State University system, and associate degree in nursing from Los Angeles Southwest College.

Tremaine Truitt, Sociology Instructor

Tremaine Truitt joined Compton College after serving as a professional tutor and educational consultant at JD Educational Consulting Group and an applied sociology consultant at Alabi Consulting Group. His simultaneous and previous teaching experience includes adjunct sociology instructor at Los Angeles Valley College, Orange Coast College, Santa Ana College, Irvine Valley College, and Los Angeles City College. She earned his master's degree in sociology with an emphasis in health and social class from California State University, Fullerton, and a bachelor's degree in multidisciplinary studies (sociology and history) from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.


CLASSIFIED STAFF

Xochilt Arauz, Financial Aid Coordinator
Joseph Blair, Preschool Teacher
Roberta Camacho, Athletic Specialist
George Cervantes, Police Officer
Jeff Cox, Instructional Division Coordinator
Antoria Davis, Preschool Teacher
Marleen Gil, Preschool Teacher
Shanika Jones, Preschool Teacher
Gloria Lafollette, Preschool Teacher
Stuart Melvin, Police Sergeant
Randy Nunley, Help Desk Technician
Gregory Peterson, Police Clerk/Dispatcher
Yani Robertson, Police Clerk/Dispatcher
Marcus Thompson, Police Sergeant
Curlean Turner, Preschool Teacher
Louis Williams, Financial Aid Coordinator
Anthony Vargas, Help Desk Technician

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