Friday, June 21, 2024
The RP Group

 2024 RP Group Board of Directors Election Results

Many thanks to all of The RP Group member institutions who participated in our recent Board of Directors election. Five of the 12 statewide regions had a Regional Board Representative position up for election. Please welcome our new and returning Board members.

  • Central Los Angeles - Anahit Grigoryan, Research Analyst, Los Angeles City College (2024–2027)

  • Central Valley North - Rose Giordano, Dean of Planning, Research & Institutional Effectiveness, Sacramento City College (2024–2026)

  • Inland Empire - Caitlin Busso, Research Analyst, Norco College (2024–2026)

  • Orange County - Dulce Delgadillo, Director of Research & Planning, North Orange Continuing Education (2024–2026)

  • South Bay - Elaine Kuo, Supervisor, Institutional Research & Planning, Foothill College (2024–2026)

 The RP Group Board of Directors

The RP Group represents and engages institutional research, planning, and effectiveness (IRPE) professionals in the California Community Colleges system to empower them to facilitate data-informed decision-making and be agents of institutional change focused on advancing student success and equity at individual colleges and systemwide. The Board of Directors of The RP Group is elected by the organization’s institutional members and is charged with determining and operationalizing our mission, vision, and core values.

The Board leads the organization by:

  • Representing and advocating for the interests and needs of the IRPE community;

  • Developing organizational policy;

  • Setting strategic direction for the organization; and

  • Providing oversight of the organization’s finances.

The RP Group is grateful to our active and engaged Board for volunteering their time to serve such an integral role in helping shape research, planning, and institutional effectiveness across the California Community Colleges system!

President

Pam Mery, Executive Committee, President Elect

Pam Mery (2022–2024)
City College of San Francisco


President Elect

Jake Kevari,Executive Committee, Vice President, Board Development

Jake Kevari (2023–2024)
Moreno Valley College


Vice President, Board Development

Bri Hays - Executive Committee Member

Bri Hays (2023–2025)
Cuyamaca College


Vice President, IRPE Professional Development and Membership

Marcell Gilmore, Vice President, Membership and IRPE Professional Development

Marcell Gilmore (2023–2025)
Mt. San Antonio College


Secretary/Treasurer

Amil Gehrke, Secretary/Treasurer
Amil Gehrke (2023-2025)
Santa Rosa Jr. College


Executive Director

Darla Cooper, Non-voting
Darla Cooper, Non-voting
The RP Group

Erik Cooper - California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO)

Erik Cooper (2023–2024)
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO)


Roberto Gonzalez, Chief Student Services Officers Association (CSSO)

Roberto Gonzalez, West Los Angeles College (2023–2024)
Chief Student Services Officers Association (CSSO)


John Hetts - California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO)

John Hetts (2023–2024)
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO)


Valerie Lundy-Wagner - California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO)

Valerie Lundy-Wagner (2023–2024)
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO)


Isela Ocegueda, Chief Instructional Officers of the California Community Colleges (CIOCCC)

Isela Ocegueda, Coastline College (2023–2024)
Chief Instructional Officers of the California Community Colleges (CIOCCC)


Erik Reese - Academic Senate For California Community Colleges (ASCCC)

Erik Reese, Moorpark College (2023-2024)
Academic Senate For California Community Colleges (ASCCC)


Dr Chelsy Pham, Chief Information Systems Officers Association of the California Community Colleges (CISOA)

Chelsy Pham, Hartnell College (2023–2024)
Chief Information Systems Officers Association of the California Community Colleges (CISOA)


Matt Wetstein

Matt Wetstein, Cabrillo College (2023-2024)
Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges (CEOCCC)

 Resources

Regional Research Group Coordinators and RP Group At-Large and Regional Representative Board Members: What's the Difference?

RP Group Board Committee Descriptions

RP Group Board FAQs

RP Group Board Member Roles and Responsibilities

RP Group Board Officer Job Descriptions

RP Group Bylaws

 Regional Board Representation Model

  • Allan Hancock College

  • Antelope Valley College

  • College of the Canyons

  • Cuesta College

  • Los Angeles Mission College

  • Los Angeles Pierce College

  • Los Angeles Valley College

  • Moorpark College

  • Oxnard College

  • Santa Barbara City College

  • Ventura County Community College District

  • Ventura College

  • Compton College

  • El Camino College

  • Los Angeles Community College District

  • Los Angeles City College

  • Los Angeles Harbor College

  • Los Angeles Southwest College

  • Los Angeles Trade/Technical College

  • Santa Monica College

  • West Los Angeles College

  • American River College

  • Calbright College

  • Columbia College

  • Cosumnes River College

  • Folsom Lake College

  • Los Rios Community College District

  • Modesto Junior College

  • Sacramento City College

  • San Joaquin Delta College

  • Sierra College

  • Solano College

  • Woodland Community College

  • Yosemite Community College District

  • Bakersfield College

  • Cerro Coso Community College

  • Clovis Community College

  • College of the Sequoias

  • Fresno City College

  • Kern Community College District

  • Madera Community College

  • Merced College

  • Porterville College

  • Reedley College

  • State Center Community College District

  • Taft College

  • West Hills Community College District

  • West Hills College Coalinga

  • West Hills College Lemoore

  • Berkeley City College

  • Chabot College

  • Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

  • College of Alameda 

  • Contra Costa Community College District 

  • Contra Costa College

  • Diablo Valley College 

  • Laney College 

  • Las Positas College 

  • Los Medanos College

  • Merritt College

  • Peralta Community College District 

  • Ohlone College

  • Butte College

  • College of the Redwoods

  • College of the Siskiyous

  • Feather River College

  • Lake Tahoe Community College

  • Lassen College

  • Mendocino College

  • Shasta College

  • Yuba College

  • Yuba Community College District

  • Barstow College

  • Chaffey College

  • College of the Desert

  • Copper Mountain College

  • Crafton Hills College

  • Moreno Valley College

  • Mt. San Jacinto College

  • Norco College

  • Palo Verde College

  • Riverside City College

  • Riverside Community College District

  • San Bernardino Community College District

  • San Bernardino Valley College

  • Victor Valley Community College

  • Cerritos College

  • Citrus College

  • East Los Angeles College

  • Glendale Community College

  • Long Beach City College

  • Mt. San Antonio College

  • Pasadena City College

  • Rio Hondo College

  • Cañada College

  • City College of San Francisco

  • College of Marin

  • College of San Mateo

  • Napa Valley College

  • San Mateo County Community College District

  • Santa Rosa Junior College

  • Skyline College

  • Coast Community College District

  • Coastline Community College

  • Cypress College

  • Fullerton College

  • Golden West College

  • Irvine Valley College

  • North Orange County Community College District

  • North Orange Continuing Education

  • Orange Coast College

  • Rancho Santiago Community College District

  • Saddleback College

  • Santa Ana College

  • Santiago Canyon College

  • South Orange County Community College District

  • Cuyamaca College

  • Grossmont College

  • Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District

  • Imperial Valley College

  • MiraCosta College

  • Palomar College

  • San Diego City College

  • San Diego Community College District

  • San Diego Continuing Education

  • San Diego Mesa college

  • San Diego Miramar College

  • Southwestern College

  • Cabrillo College

  • De Anza College

  • Evergreen Valley College

  • Foothill College

  • Foothill-De Anza Community College District

  • Gavilan College

  • Hartnell College 

  • Mission College

  • Monterey Peninsula College

  • San Jose City College

  • San Jose-Evergreen Community College District

  • West Valley College

  • West Valley-Mission Community College District