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Student Services Council


  • Provide leadership to ensure quality student services and programs that support student access, equity and success.
  • Facilitate information sharing and coordination among instruction and student services programs, projects, and grants.

  • Support the legal responsibilities of all constituent groups.


To provide exemplary services that support, inspire, and empower students to achieve their goals.


To provide services and programs in partnership with other areas of the college and the community that will maximize each student's success.

Core Values

  • Access
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Diversity
  • Innovation
  • Kindness
  • Trust




Dr. James Todd, Vice President of Student Services, Chair

Michael Girardi, Academic Senate

Brian Greene, YFA

Vacant, Academic Senate

Araceli Zarate, CSEA

Francisco Banuelos , Dean, Special Programs

Donna Yarnal, CSAC

Brian Sanders, Dean, Science, Math & Engineering

Ross McKenzie, Academic Senate

Cristian Galindo, ASMJC

Melina Barragan, ASMJC

Martha Robles, Interim Dean, Counseling & Student Services

Peggy Fikse, Director of Student Financial Services



Geri Vargas

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