Faculty and Staff | Ventura College East Campus

Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Student Services
Phone: (805) 289-6113
Office: 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 CI, 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.

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
  • Kathryn Dunlop, 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
  • Nathan Lopez, History/American Ethnic Studies
  • Gilbert Lovio, Criminal Justice
  • Michael Nava, Math
  • Lara Ohlinger, Kinesiology
  • Fernando Salinas, English
  • Lynn Shuler, Health
  • Dave Sladek, Sign Language
  • 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