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.

Steve Blum

Member, Board of Trustees
Ventura Community College

Ned Davis

Council Member
City of Westlake Village

Vallerie Gilpeer
Valerie J. Gilpeer, Esq.

Newman Aaronson Vanaman

Cynthia Herrera, Ph.D.

Dean, Institutional Effectiveness and Grant Initiatives
Oxnard College

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Thomas Kissinger, Ed.D. '11

Assistant Superintendent, 
Instructional Services
Burbank Unified School District

Dianne McKay

Ventura Community
College District
Mustang Marketing

Trina Moore-Southall
Trina Moore-Southall, Ed.D '16

Director of Equity and Inclusion
Brentwood School

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Colleen Robertson, Ed.D. '12

Superintendent and Principal
Somis Union School District

Sal Sandoval
Sal Sandoval

Vice President and Senior Branch Manager
Montecito Bank and Trust