Academic Advisory Committee

Robert J. Kopecky, Ph.D., Chair
Provost Emeritus/Faculty Emeritus,
The Advanced Technology & Education Park (ATEP)
Irvine Valley College

Dante Gumucio
CEO, Public Economics, Inc.

Kevin O’Connor, Ph.D.
Dean, Liberal Arts, Saddleback College

David Poole, Ed.D.
VP Online & Professional Studies, California Baptist University

Sal D. Rinella, Ph.D.
CEO, Penson Associates, Inc.
Former President of Austin Peay State University

Andreea Serban, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor Educational Services & Technology, Coast Community College District

LeeAnn Stone, Ed.D.
Educational Consultant
Dean of Instruction, Young Americans College of the Performing Arts

Walt Straiton
Consultant
Former Institutional Solutions Group, Keyboard Division
Yamaha Corporation of America

Rajen Vurdien, Ph.D.
President, Pasadena City College

Mark L. Walberg
Television Host/Producer
President, Mogoldie Productions, Inc.