2022-23 Executive Committee Members

Past President:
Kandace Knudson, Ph.D., MPH
Distance Education Coordinator
Sacramento City College

Joanna Miller, Ed.D.
Dean of Distance Education
Contra Costa Community College District

Vice President/President-Elect:
Lisa Beach
Director, Distance Education
Santa Rosa Junior College

Katie Datko
Director of Distance Learning and Instructional Technology
Mt. San Antonio College

Public Information Officer:
Jim Julius
Faculty Director of Online Education
MiraCosta College

Suzanne Wakim
Distance Education Coordinator
Butte Community College

Web Designer:
Rhiannon Lares, MA
Instructional Technologist
Chaffey College

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.