executive team

Dra. Michelle Y. Batista
Founder, Board Member & President
Vice President of Student Services, Lake Tahoe Community College
Dra. Guadalupe Corona
Founding Board Member & Vice President
Director, Office of Student Equity Programs and Services, Southwestern College
Esteban Alfaro
Board Member & Treasurer
Dean of Student Success and Support, Los Angeles Valley College
Ulises Velasco
Founding Board Member & President Elect
Vice President of Student Services, Mendocino College
Dra. Cristina Salazar
Board Member & Secretary
Professor of English, Pasadena City College

Board members

Dr. Ilder Betancourt Lopez
Founding Board Member & La Escalera Program Coordinator
Vice President of Learning and Student Success, Pierce College Fort Steilacoom
Abigail Patton
Board Member & Community Engagement
Dean of Academic Pathways and Student Success, Chabot College
Dra. Armida Ornelas
Board Member
Preisdent, Los Angeles Mission College
Luis Chavez
Founding Board Member & Community Engagement
BCC Undocumented Community Resource Center Counseling Faculty
Amparo Medina
Board Member
Student Activities Specialist, Oxnard College

Guiding Concilio

Dra. Cynthia Olivo
Founder, Board Member & Past President
President of Fullerton College
Founder & Board Member
Superintendent/ President, Santa Rosa Junior College
Dr. Mike Munoz
Founder & Board Member
Superintendent/ President, Long Beach City College
Dr. Mark Sanchez
Founder & Board Member
Superintendent/ President, Southwestern College
Dr. Pedro Avila
Founding Board Member
Superintendent/President, Gavilan College

Team Members

Elizabeth Martínez
Executive Directora
Adrián Trinidad, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Commuity College Partnerships, USC Race and Equity Center
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