Dean's Executive Advisory Council

The Graduate School of Education Dean's Executive Advisory Council was formed in 2011 to enhance the liaison between the School and the academic, health and business communities.

The purpose of the Council is to serve in an advisory capacity, providing guidance and assistance with key subject matter expertise to the Dean in order to advance the School's overall commitment to excellence.


Photo of Colleen Briner-Schmidt

Colleen Briner-Schmidt

President, State Council Representative, NEA Director
District 5U Unified Association of Conejo Teachers

Photo of Michele Dean

Michele Dean, Ed.D. '78

Ventura County Indian Education Consortium
Ventura Unified School District, LEA

Photo of Cynthia HerreraCynthia Herrera, Ph.D.

Director, STEM Grant
Oxnard College

Photo of Thomas Kissinger

Thomas Kissinger, Ed.D. '11

Director II, Elementary Education
Burbank Unified School District

Cheryl MoorePhoto of Cheryl Moore

Executive Director
Workforce Investment Board of Ventura County


Ramesh Nathan, M.D.Photo of Ramesh Nathan

Chief of Staff
Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center


Colleen Robertson, Ed.D. '12Photo of Mrs. Colleen Robertson

Superintendent and Principal
Somis Union School District


Anne Roundy-Harter, Ed.D. '10Photo of Anne Roundy-Harter

Blanche Reynolds School


Michael SoulesPhoto of Mr. Mike Soules

Corwin Press