Executive Committee

2018-19 Executive Committee Members

  • President:
    Lisa Beach,  MBA, MEd
    Director of Distance Education
    Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Vice President:
    Jodie Steeley, Ph.D
    Director of Distance Education & Instructional Technology
    Fresno City College
  • Secretary:
    Vivian Varela, M.S. Education-Online Teaching and Learning, M.A. Sociology
    Distance Education Coordinator/Sociology Professor
    Mendocino College
    OEI Peer Online Course Reviewer
  • Public Information Officer:
    Joanna Miller, Ed.D.
    Distance Education Coordinator, Journalism Faculty, Student News Media Adviser
    Moorpark College
  • Treasurer:
    Rebecca Pang
    Distance Education Director
    Cerro Coso Community College
  • Web Designer:
    Rhiannon Lares, MA
    Instructional Technology Specialist
    San Bernardino Community College District

Members of the executive committee currently represent CCC DECs on the OEI steering committee. CCC DECO members will continue to participate in activities and opportunities to:

  • Provide statewide voice and advocacy for Distance Education Coordinators and Professionals;
  • Serve as a one-stop information resource;
  • Create opportunities for peer networking and interaction at all levels, professional initiatives, dialogue, and community-building;
  • Facilitate collaboration among DEC staff and stakeholders;
  • Encourage a shared commitment to the professional development of Distance Education Coordinators and Professionals;
  • Offer leadership and career development opportunities.

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes