Education
Bio
Info

Concordia University, Portland
Master of Education - Career and Technical Education
August 2013

California State University, Fresno
Bachelor of Science - Surveying and Photogrammetry
December 1981

Santa Rosa Junior College
General Education
1976-1977

Academic Experience: 

Dean Career & Technical Education & Economic Development (July 2013 to present)
Interim Dean of Business and Professional Studies (July 2012 to July 2013)
Santa Rosa Junior College Faculty Member (August 1993 to July 2012)
Chair-Applied Technologies, Engineering, and Physics Department (July 2011 to July 2012)
Chair-Applied Technology Department (July 1998 to July 2001)
Member of SRJC Equivalency Committee (1999 to July 2012)
Member of the Program Evaluation, Revitalization and Discontinuance Committee (2011 to 2012)
Co-chair of SRJC Sabbatical Committee (July 2012 to present)
Member of SRJC EPCC Committee (July 2012 to present)

Professional Areas of Interest: 

Member of Sonoma County Workforce Investment Board
Member California Community College Association of Occupational Education
Member American Association of Community Colleges
Member-California Land Surveyors Association - Sonoma County Chapter
Member-American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
Past Chair-Northern California Section of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
Member-National Society of Professional Surveyors
Member-American Society of Photogrammetry
Member-Surveying and Geomatics Educators Society

Professional Involvement and Community Service: 

Board of Directors of California Tooling and Machinist Apprenticeship Association.

National Science Foundation - TUES1 Project Reviewer

North Bay Region Ambassador-Cal-PASS ACCESS "Aligning Curricula and Career Education for Student Success"

Advisor to the following:
Sonoma County Office of Education-Regional Occupational Program and the Santa Rosa City Schools-Construction and Building Trades Pathway Advisory Committee.
Evergreen Valley College Civil Engineering Technology Program Advisory Committee
California State University, Fresno-Geomatics Engineering Advisory Committee
Northern California Surveyors Joint Apprenticeship Committee - Local 3

Chair of the Northern California Section of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, Sonoma County Chapter of the California Land Surveyors Assoc. Trig Star Program, Public Relations/Outreach Committee, and the Geographic Information Systems Committee

Scholarship Committee Member for:
Association of General Contractors of Northern California
Engineering Contractors Assoc.
North Coast Builder's Exchange
California Land Surveyors Assoc.
Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
Construction Specifications Institute.

Participant in Statewide Careers Pathway Design Study Groups - Geospatial Technology, Surveying and Civil Engineering Technology

 

Presentations and Publications: 

Master of Ceremonies:
Association of Civil Engineering Companies Engineering Excellence Awards - 2010, 2011 & 2012

Speaker:
American Society of Civil Engineer's "National Engineer's Week Banquet" 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005.
Association of General Contractors of California-Public Works Night, 1999, 2000 & 2001
California State University, Fresno Geomatics Engineering Conference 1999, 2000, 2005, 2009 & 2010
California Land Surveyors Association Conference 2003, 2009 & 2010
Nevada Association of Land Surveyors Conference 2003 & 2010

Presenter: Land Surveying Strategies "Fundamentals of Land Surveying Seminar" March 2004, October 2004, March 2005, March 2006, March 2007, October 2007, March 2008, October 2008, March 2009, October 2009
National Science Foundation Grant-Evergreen Valley Community College, San Jose', CA "CAD for Civil Engineering, Surveying and Development." 2004 & 2005
North Bay Assoc. of Crime Analyst 1998

Contract Education/Training for:
City of Santa Rosa Public Works Dept. "Boundary Control and Legal Principles"
Santa Clara Valley Water District "Principles and Practices of Land Surveying" 2005 & 2006

Publications:
Article for California Surveyor Magazine Summer 2011 "Degree or No Degree"
Article for BAAMA Journal, Spring 2009 "GIS Education around the Bay Area - Santa Rosa Jr. College"
Article for California Surveyor Magazine Fall 2008 "Trig Star Success"
Article for California Surveyor Magazine Fall 2007 Meet the Land Surveying Colleges and Universities, "Choose your path, the education of future surveyors at SRJC"
California Land Surveyors Association-Professional Development Committee - Exam Preparation Guide 2006, 2007 & 2008

 

Honors and Awards: 

2011 NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence in Teaching Award recipient
Santa Rosa Jr. College - Employee of the month - February 2004