Academic Advisory Committee

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

Robert J. Kopecky, Ph.D.
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

Walt Straiton
Educational Support Manager – Eastern United States
Conn-Selmer/Steinway Corporation

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