Dr. Teresa Aldredge has been a counselor/instructor at Cosumnes River College since 1992. She also serves as the Program Coordinator/Counselor for the Diop Scholars Program on the campus and also teaches in the Human Services department. Dr. Aldredge brings statewide organizational leadership to the board from her experience as President of both the California Counseling Association (CCA) and... READ MORE
Dr. Erin Charlens is a Professor and Counselor at San Diego City College. In addition to teaching Life Skills and Career Planning Courses, Erin also serves the campus as the Counselor and Coordinator for City College’s Umoja/Transfer Success Program. Dr. Charlens currently serves as a voting member of the Advisory Board for the Umoja Community Education Foundation.
Erin holds a B.A. in... READ MORE
Bernard Jefferson serves as the Associate Director at the Aerospace Corporation, Electronics and Power Systems Department. In this capacity, Bernard serves a multitude of government customers in the acquisition and delivery of multiple satellite assets as both an engineer and manager. Bernard Jefferson started his professional career at United Technologies where he gained experience as an... READ MORE
Dr. Judy Mays currently serves as the Interim Dean of Counseling at American River College. Dr. Mays has been counseling and teaching in California Community Colleges since 1985. She has worked in the Kern Community College District, the Contra Costa Community College District and is presently in the Los Rios Community College District. Throughout her career she has taken on faculty... READ MORE
Jeri Marshall is an Outreach Specialist and Adjunct Faculty member at American River College. As an adjunct faculty member he teaches college success with an African American emphasis for the Umoja-Sakhu Learning Community. Jeri has served as a youth minister with Faith Fellowship Community Church, South Sacramento Christian Center and has been instrumental in the church educational programs and... READ MORE
Walter Robinson is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management at UC Davis, where he oversees Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, Enrollment Management Analytics, and Undergraduate Admissions. He has over thirty years of experience in admissions and student services at CSU Fresno, the University of Florida, UC Berkeley, and UC Davis. A staunch advocate for... READ MORE
Garcel Zardes is an alumni student of the Project Success Program at El Camino College. Project Success is an Umoja Community affiliated program focused on the recruitment, retention, and success of African American students attending El Camino College. During his time in Project Success Garcel served as a math and science tutor, peer mentor, and student leader who spoke to government officials... READ MORE