Board of Trustees Recognizes Employees for Service

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The Coast District Board of Trustees recognized nearly 200 employees for long-standing service at a recent ceremony, including three employees who have worked for the District for 40 years: Americo Lopez-Rodriguez (Golden West College), Jennifer McDonald (Coastline College), and Leon Skeie (Orange Coast College).

Mary Hornbuckle, Board President, ended the celebration with much appreciation.  “Tonight’s event acknowledges almost 2,500 years of service to this district and its students,” Hornbuckle stated.  “On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I thank you for your time and commitment to Coast.”

“I am very proud of our faculty and staff for their dedication to our students’ success.” said Dr. Andrew Jones, District Chancellor.  “Coast is great because of the quality service they provide each and every day.”

Below is a listing of all GWC employees honored,  totaling of 775 years of service.

Americo Lopez-Rodriguez – 40 years
Wes Bryan – 35 years
Dean Mancina  – 35 years
Rose Wood – 35 years

Mark Craig – 30 years
Diane De Pretto – 30 years
Wei-Lun L. Lo – 30 years
Konrad Stein – 30 years
Noreen Yoshida-Peer – 30 years

Candy Lundell – 25 years
Tri Nguyen – 25 years
Mike Reynolds – 25 years
Suzanne Rosas – 25 years
Cheryl Tittle – 25 years

Patrick Frohn – 20 years
Barbara Jones – 20 years
Kim Pascoe – 20 years

Esteban Barrera – 15 years
Harshad Brahmbhatt – 15 years
Kym Carroll – 15 years
Connie Marten – 15 years
Patrick Milligan – 15 years
Michelle Neal – 15 years
Michelle Sabrano – 15 years
Thao Tran – 15 years
Mary Wallace – 15 years
Sigrid Wolf – 15 years

Sean Glumace – 10 years
Ron Lowenberg – 10 years
Yvonne Valenzuela – 10 years
Jessica Villalobos – 10 years

Vanessa Aguiree – 5 years
Steve Ames – 5 years
Adrienne Burton – 5 years
Elizabeth Caluag – 5 years
Joan Christie – 5 years
Jeff Fontenot – 5 years
Ofelia Garcia – 5 years
Katherine Green – 5 years
Kate Hawkins – 5 years
Rafael Herrera- 5 years
Minnie Higgins – 5 years
Leilani Johnson – 5 years
Denise Kahlen – 5 years
Charles Kang – 5 years
Kyle Kopp – 5 years
Dennis Nanez – 5 years
Jimmy Nguyen – 5 years
Jose Montoya – 5 years
Nikki Plaster – 5 years
Lauren Schlosser – 5 years
Terance Venable – 5 years

The Coast Community College District employs over 2,000 faculty, staff and administrators, and is among the top employers in Orange County.