Committees and Dept Reps

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Executive Board

President: Adrienne Mitchell, Academic Learning Skills
Vice President at-Large: Rosa Lopez, Career Pathways
Vice President for Part-Time Faculty: Peggy Oberstaller, Health,
Vice President for Career Technical Faculty: Christina Howard, Health Professions
Vice President for Transfer Faculty: Kate Sullivan, Arts and Humanities
Vice President for Learning Advancement Wendy Simmons Health, P.E. & Athletics
Secretary, Aryn Bartley, Arts & Humanities
Treasurer, Marge Helzer, Social Science


Committees are how the LCCEA gets its work done. Contact us if you have a concern or if you’d like to know how you can get involved.

Bargaining Team
Chair: Adrienne Mitchell (
Cynthia Campos, OEA Consultant ( )
Sarah Erickson ( )
April Myler ( )
Peggy Oberstaller (

Grievance Team
Christina Howard
Sarah Erickson 
Adrienne Mitchell (
Meggie Wright (
Cynthia Campos, OEA Consultant

Faculty Insurance Committee
Kelly Collins (
Susie Cousar (
Tawnya Gillespie ( )
Adrienne Mitchell (
Rick Riordan ( )
Russell Shitabata (
Nancy Wood (

Faculty Workload Committee
Christina Howard (
Adrienne Mitchell (
Jim Salt (
Stephen Selph (
Mel Stark (

Chair: Anne McGrail (
Tracy Henninger-Willey (

Action Team
Co-Chair: Wendy Simmons
Co-Chair: Peggy Oberstaller

Committee on Racial Equity and Social Justice
Wendy Rose Aaron ( )
Wynona Burks (
Susie Cousar (
Cybele Higgins (
Rosa Lopez (
Edrees Nawabi ( )
Lawrence Rasheed ( )
Jessica Alvarado (

Membership Committee
Chair: Wendy Simmons (
Aryn Bartley (
Gerry Meegnaghan (
Adrienne Mitchell (
Kevin Steeves (

Surveys, Nominations, and Elections
Joe Escobar (
Stacey Kiser (
Erika Masaki (
Paula Thonney (

PAC Drive Chair
Wendy Simmons

Legislative Action Committee                                           
Leonora Kent (
Alexandra Geddes (
Adrienne Mitchell (
Wendy Simmons (
Aryn Bartley (
Nancy Wood (

Peer Facilitation Team
Jessica Alvarado (
Anthony Hampton (

Faculty Step Advancement Committee
Chair: Brooke Taylor (
Amy Beasley (
Michael Woods (
Ingrid Nordstrom (

Faculty Professional Development Committee
Coordinator: Brooke Taylor

Faculty Connections Coordinator: Ingrid Nordstrom

FPD Events Coordinator: Rachel Knighten

FPD Committee:

Department Representatives        

Academic Learning Skills: John Groves 

Academic Technology: Kevin Steeves

ABSE: Minoo Marashi

Advanced Tech:
Kelly Mathers Doug Ford Steve Webb

Art & Applied Design: Daniel Bataller (  Lee Imonen

Aviation Programs: Sean Parrish

Business: Jill Gillett

Career Pathways: Rosa Lopez

CIT: Don Easton Julie Lindsey

Co-op: Gerry Meenaghan

Communication Studies: Kendra Rivera

Counseling: Jessica Alvarado

Curriculum and Assessment: Randy Ware (

Dental Clinic (Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting): Cris Houser

ESL: Kelley McMinn ( and Colleen Shields

Health Clinic Carly Policha

Health & Physical Education: Sean Mondragon
Peggy Oberstaller,

Health Professions: Christina Howard Tamberly Powell ( ) Rick Riordan (

Languages: Michael Woods (

Library: Jen Ferro Claire Dannenbaum

Math: Stephen Gladfelter Wendy Rawlinson Paula Thonney

Media Arts: Mel Stark Kate Sullivan

Music, Dance / Theatre Arts: Hisao Watanabe Bonnie Simoa and Matt Svoboda ( )

Nursing: Jeremy Kaufman and April Myler

Science: Stacey Kiser and David Rogow

Social Science: Marge Helzer , Eric Kim and Caroline Lundquist ( )

Writing and Literature: Aryn Bartley ( and Anne McGrail (