Faculty and Staff | Ventura College East Campus

Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Student Services
Phone: (805) 289-6113
Office: Ventura College SSC-119

Bio: Dr. Peña began his role as our Vice President for Student Affairs in July 2016.  Dr. Peña served as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at California State University Channel Islands from 2007-2016.  Prior to CSUCI, he served as the Senior Director of Academic Programs at California Lutheran University from 1997-2007.  Dr. Peña is a first generation college student who is actively involved in the community and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Autism Society of Ventura County. He is also a graduate of Ventura College.
 
Jesús Vega, Ed.D. 
Assistant Dean for Ventura College East Campus
Phone: (805) 289-6507
Office: East Campus VCEC-104
 
Bio: Dr. Jesús Vega began his role as the Assistant Dean of Ventura College's East Campus in February 2019. Dr. Vega served as the Outreach Specialist and Student Success and Support Supervisor at Moorpark College from 2014-2019. Prior to MC, he served as the Program Advisor for the Dual Enrollment Program at Santa Barbara City College from 2006-2014. As a first generation college student, Dr. Vega continues to be a strong advocate of access and equitable education for students at all levels. He is currently serving on the Oxnard School District Board of Trustees.

 

Administrative Assistant: Sabrina Canola-Sanchez
Phone: (805) 289-6585
Email: scanola@vcccd.edu

 
Student Services Assistant: Maiya Rodriguez
Phone: (805) 289-6589
Email: mrodriguez@vcccd.edu
 
Financial Aid Specialist: Wendolyne Lopez
Phone: (805) 289-6574
 
Academic Counselor: Maria de la luz Flores
To schedule an appointment, call (805) 525-7136.
 
Academic Counselor: Beatriz Zizumbo
To schedule an appointment, call (805) 525-7136.
Email: bzizumbo@vcccd.edu
 
Faculty:

2019 Spring Semester 

  • Mai Ackerman, English as a Second Language
  • Mike Anderson, Business/Computer
  • Benjamin Bates, Communication Studies
  • Leila Benoun, English as a Second Language
  • Gardy Borromeo-Cruz, English as a Second Language
  • Rebecca Cajucom, Math
  • Jose Cortez, Business/Computer
  • Debra Cox, Medical Terminology
  • Pamela Fetter, English as a Second Language
  • Stephanie Fields, Child Development
  • Jenny Flores-Foss, Child Development
  • Daniel Gonzalez, Political Science
  • Ty Gardner, Biology
  • Laura Hagel, Art
  • Carlos Hurtado, Math
  • Patricia Lara, Sociology
  • Nathan Lopez, History/American Ethnic Studies
  • Gilbert Lovio, Criminal Justice
  • Lara Ohlinger, Kinesiology
  • Fernando Salinas, English
  • Lynn Shuler, Health
  • Dave Sladek, Sign Language
  • George Walden, Math
  • Melinda Zeman, English

2018 Fall Semester

  • Mai Ackerman, English as a Second Language
  • Benjamin Bates, Communication Studies
  • Leila Benoun, English as a Second Language
  • Gardy Borromeo-Cruz, English as a Second Language
  • Lucy Baron Donnelly, Medical Assisting
  • Jose Cortez, Business/Computer
  • Debra Cox, Medical Terminology
  • Nicole Falco, Medical Assisting
  • Pamela Fetter, English as a Second Language
  • Stephanie Fields, Child Development
  • Carlos Hurtado, Math
  • Gilbert Lovio, Criminal Justice
  • Michael Nava, Math
  • Adriana Nino, Sign Language
  • Lynn Shuler, Health
  • Natsuki Smith, English
  • Melinda Zeman, English