The (parenthesized) dates indicate the date of full-time hire of each employee by the Ventura County Community College District. Active links (in orange, when available) point to individual home pages of each individual employee. 

Administration and Support Staff:

Interim Dean:
Nenagh Brown

Phone: (805) 289-6468


Administrative Assistant:
Carmen Ruiz-Cuevas
Phone: (805) 289-6468


Office Assistant:
Veronica Isais

Phone: (805) 289-6468


Math Department Chair:
Topher Frederick
Office: SCI-356     Extension: 6514


Full-Time Faculty:

Adlman, Andrea, Professor (1988)Mathematics
B.S., 1975, Tufts University; M.A., 1981, California State University, Fullerton
Office: SCI-359     Extension: 6085

Anderson, Lisa Whelan, Professor (1996)Mathematics
B.S., 1991, California Polytechnic State University; M.S., 1995, California State University, Northridge
Office: SCI-242     Extension: 6297

Beard, Michelle, Professor (2006)Mathematics
B.S., 1993, Maranatha Baptist Bible College; M.S. Mathematics Education, 1996, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
Office: SCI-244     Extension: 6298

Bennett, Jack, Assistant Professor (2013)Mathematics
A.A., 2002, Orange Coast College; B.S., 2005, Loyola Marymount University; M.S., 2007, Ph.D., 2011, University of California, Riverside
Office: SCI-240     Extension: 6511

Bundy, Janine, Associate Professor (2011)Mathematics
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; M.B.A., California Lutheran University; M.S., California State University, Channel Islands
Office: SCI-347     Extension: 6509

Fazelpour, Alireza (2021)Computer Science

Frederick, Topher, Assistant Professor (2013)Mathematics
B.A., 2002, California State University, Sacramento; Ph.D., 2008, Colorado State University
Office: SCI-356     Extension: 6514

Friedman, Sasha, Assistant Professor (2015)Mathematics
B.A., 2011, California State University, Sacramento; M.S., 2013, Oregon State University
Office: (SCI - )     Extension: 6043

Hurtado, Carlos Assistant Professor (2018)Mathematics
B.S., 1994; M.A. 1996, U.C. Davis
Office: LRC-118     Extension: 6582

Kolesnik, Alexander, Professor (2007) Mathematics (serving as Academic Senate president for 2023-24)
B.S., 1988, UCLA; M.Ed. Math and Science Education, 2001, University of Texas, Austin
Office: SCI-235     Extension: 6293

McCain, Mike, Professor (2005)Mathematics
B.S., 2001; M.S., 2003, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Office: SCI-357     Extension: 6501

Naderi, AJ, Assistant Professor (2017) Mathematics
A.S., 2006, Moorpark College, B.S., 2009, UC Berkeley; B.A & M.A., 2017, CSUN  
Office: SCI-246     Extension: 6569

Petitfils, Ryan, Assistant Professor (2013)Mathematics
B.S., 2005, California Lutheran University; M.S., 2008, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Office: SCI-241     Extension: 6516

Sha, Saliha, Associate Professor (2011)Mathematics
B.S., 1986, M.S., 1988, M.S., 1989, University of Southern California; M.A., 2004, Claremont Graduate University; Ed.D., 2012, University of Southern California
Office: SCI-355     Extension: 6193

Stowers, Dorothy, Professor (2008)Mathematics
B.A., 1979; M.A., 1984, Marshall University; Ph.D., 1999, University of Texas, Houston
Office: SCI-238     Extension: 6295

Yi, Peter, Professor (2006)Mathematics
B.S., 1998; Ph.D., 2003, University of California, Los Angeles
Office: SCI-237     Extension: 6294 



Part-Time Faculty (Fall 2023):
Diebolt, David
Nguyen, Jarmila
Politowski, John
Ryan, Kristine
Tivy, Anna
Wilde, Karen

“Your most precious possession is not your financial assets. Your most precious possession is the people you have working there, and what they carry around in their heads, and their ability to work together.” —Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor