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Cypress College
Management Assignments & Organizational Structure

Effective 2013-2014


President – Dr. Bob Simpson

Educational Programs & Student Services – Dr. Santanu Bandyopadhyay, EVP

Administrative Services –Karen Cant, Vice President

Foundation & Community Relations – Raul Alvarez, Executive Director

Director, Research and Planning – Philip Dykstra

Staff Development – Rebecca Gomez, Coordinator


E V P, Educational Programs & Support Services – Dr. Santanu Bandyopadhyay

Extended Day Program

Admissions & Records – Dr. Paul deDios, Dean

Attendance Accounting

IPEDS Reporting

Registrar - Regina Ford

Business/CIS – Dave Wassenaar, Dean

Regional Consortium

Career/Technical Education – Dr. Steve Donley, Dean

Advisory Committees


CTE Transitions

Distance Education

Economic Development



Title V

Counseling & Student Development –Paul deDios, Dean

Articulation – Jennie Hurley, Interim Articulation Officer

Assessment Center

  Career Planning Center -- Deann Burch, Coordinator
  Counseling Center

Disability Support Services  (DSS) – Celeste Phelps, Manager

International Students Program – Yongmi Han, Manager

Puente Program -- Dr. Therese Mosqueda-Ponce

Student Discipline

Student Equity

  Student Support and Success -- Jessica Nelson, Interim Manager

Transfer Center -- Penny Gabourie, Director

Fine Arts – Dr. Joyce Carrigan, Dean

Instructional Development

Patrons of the Arts

Study Abroad

Health Sciences – Dr. John Sciacca, Dean

Advisory Committees

Nursing – Darlene Fishman, Director

Health Services – Marla McBride, Director

Program Accreditation

Language Arts – Eldon Young, Dean


Legacy Program

Library & Learning Resources – Treisa Cassens, Dean

Language Lab/Open Computer Lab

Learning Center

Tutoring Center – Virginia Derakshanian, Coordinator

Physical Education – Dr. Richard Rams, Dean

Associated Students

Athletics Director – Bill Pinkham

Intercollegiate Athletics


Student Activities – David Okawa, Director

Graduation & Senior Day

Science, Engineering & Math – Dr. Richard Fee, Dean

Basic Skills

Learning Communities

Math Learning Center


Social Sciences – Nina DeMarkey, Dean

Honors Program

Teacher Preparation Program Coordination

Student Support Services – Dr. Richard Rams, Dean




E O P S – Elaine Lipiz Gonzalez , Manager

Financial Aid – Keith Cobb, Director

Guardian Scholars

High School Outreach

Veterans Resource Center

Administrative Services – Karen Cant, Vice President

Academic Computing – Mike Kavanaugh, Manager, Systems Technology


Media Services

Teaching/Learning Center (TLC)


Bookstore – Follett Higher Education Group

  Business and Auxillary Services

Bursar – Dao Do, Manager

Club Accounts, Fund Raising, Distribution of Paychecks

Campus Safety – Shirley Smith, Director


Emergency Preparedness

Facilities Use & Rentals

Financial & Business Support Services

Food Services

Grant Support Services


Physical Plant & Facilities – Albert Miranda, Director


Faculty & Staff Service Center Coordination

Maintenance & Operations

Foundation & Community Relations – Raul Alvarez, Executive Director

Public Information Officer – Marc Posner

Research and Planning – Philip Dykstra, Director

Institutional Effectiveness

Did You Know?

National research has shown that students, on average, change their majors 3-5 times during their college career.


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The Campanile

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