Advisory Board

Ventura College Pathway to Law Advisory Board

Charge:  Members of the Ventura College Pathway to Law Advisory Board serve as ambassadors to Ventura College's pre-law program.  During quarterly meetings, members review the program’s progress reports, recommend program improvements, assist with procurement of internship opportunities, share ideas, and collaborate to strengthen the pipeline of diverse students into the legal profession.

Membership:  The Advisory Board is comprised of law professionals, members of the campus community, and from area constituents.

  • Honorable Gilbert Romero, Ventura Superior Court Judge

  • M. Carmen Ramirez, Esq., Oxnard Mayor Pro Tem

  • Stephen Slyker, Senior Deputy District Attorney

  • Michael Rodriguez, Senior Deputy Public Defender

  • Dr. Michael Ward, Professor of History, Ventura College

  • Dr. Lynn Wright, Dean of English, Math, and Learning Resources, Ventura College

  • Dr. Marian Carrasco Nungaray, Academic Counselor and Ventura College Transfer Center Coordinator

  • Tomas Sanchez, Professor of History Emeritus, Ventura College

  • Sabrina Canola-Sanchez, Administrative Assistant, Ventura College

  • Michael Sudman, Attorney at Law

Advisory Board Chair:

Daniel R. Gonzalez, J.D. Attorney at Law
Associate Professor of Political Science
Pathway to Law School Program Facilitator
805-652-7779 x 51099