M.S. in Online Teaching & Learning, California State University, Hayward, California
M.A. in Educational Administration, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California
B.S. in Human Resources & Organizational Development, University of San Francisco, California
A.A., Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, California
2012-present - Director, International Programs, Santa Rosa Junior College
2009-2012 - Instructor/Coordinator, Business Administration Department
1985-2009 - Department Chair/Coordinator/Instructor, Business Office Technology Department
Professional Areas of Interest:
International Business and Globalization
Technology and globalization are the two major forces changing the nature of business today. It is fun to be able to include both of these in my professional endeavors.
Professional Involvement and Community Service:
Previous Community Involvement:
- NAFSA National Association of Foreign Student Advisers; World's largest non-profit association dedicated to international education and exchange
- CCIE, California Colleges for International Education
- International Society of Business Education (ISBE/SIEC), Former International President
- National Business Education Association
- McKinley Elementary Site Council, Petaluma, California
- Petaluma Junior High School Site Council, Petaluma, California
Presentations and Publications:
Virtual Guest Lecturer, Creating an Online Learning Community, Illinois Online Network
TCC Online Conference speaker, Creating a Virtual Community
Numerous presentations for professional organizations of which I am a member.
Honors and Awards:
2013 Recipient of NISOD Excellence Award (National Institute of Staff and Organizational Development)
SRJC 2011 Classified Senate Faculty Award
SRJC 2003 Academic Senate Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement
Randolph Newman FFAS Award (Faculty Fund for Advanced Studies) for International Activities
As Director of the International Student Program at Santa Rosa Junior College, my responsibilities include marketing the program, recruiting international students, developing educational partnerships, and building an infrastructure to support >our international students. Our goal is to diversify our student population and provide a more global perspective for all students.
If you are interested in working with us, please contact me.