2021-2022

CTE Advisory Committee Chairs

NameTitleOrganizationEnd of Term
Chris RoupExecutive Director/ChairNAMINovember 4, 2023
Ana EscarenoYouth Program Manager/Co-ChairFresno Regional Workforce Investment BoardNovember 4, 2023

Business and Industry Partners

NameTitleOrganizationIndustry Sector RepresentationEnd of Term
Juan AlvarezRegional DirectorUSDA-HSINPAgriculture and Natural ResourcesNovember 4, 2022
Calliope CorreiaDept of Plant ScienceFresno StateAgriculture and Natural ResourcesNovember 4, 2023
Kadie GeistCentral Valley Farms Leadership CoordinatorCenter for Land-Based LearningAgriculture and Natural ResourcesNovember 4, 2022
Charlie HarrisDirectorLifeFlower, LLCAgriculture and Natural ResourcesNovember 4, 2023
Ryan JacobsenCEO/Executive DirectorFresno County Farm BureauAgriculture and Natural ResourcesNovember 4, 2022
Karen MussonPartnerGar TootelianAgriculture and Natural ResourcesNovember 4, 2022
David ObermillerOwnerHarvest Fields Organic FamrAgriculture and Natural ResourcesNovember 4, 2023
Bryan HarleyDirector of OperationsCMACArts, Media, and EntertainmentNovember 4, 2023
Allison HopkinsDirector of Education ServicesValley PBSArts, Media, and EntertainmentNovember 4, 2022
Michelle WongHead of ProductionMeza FilmsArts, Media, and EntertainmentNovember 4, 2023
Tsegay AregaineStrategic Business AnalystDivision of Apprenticeship Standards, Department of Industrial RelationsBuilding and Construction TradesNovember 4, 2022
Katie CarboneProgram ManagerCIE-Construction IndustryBuilding and Construction TradesNovember 4, 2022
Sarah PedeltySenior Specialist VolunteerHabitat for HumanityBuilding and Construction TradesNovember 4, 2022
Kent PelisariDirector of ProducteursPi ShopBusiness and Finance/Marketing, Sales, and ServiceNovember 4, 2023
Chuck RiojasApprenticeship CoordinatorBuilding and ConstructionBuilding and Construction TradesNovember 4, 2023
Bill RobinsonDirectorSOL DevelopmentBuilding and Construction TradesNovember 4, 2022
Clint WilliamsBusiness ManagerTurner ConstructionBuilding and Construction TradesNovember 4, 2023
Eric CherkaskiBusiness Services ManagerFresno Regional Workforce Development BoardBusiness and FinanceNovember 4, 2022
Daniel GonzalesManagement and Program AdvisorIRSBusiness and FinanceNovember 4, 2023
Mark JacksonPresidentBlue Dolphin Design and Engineering, Inc./Pi ShopBusiness and FinanceNovember 4, 2022
Kevin LisitsinOwnerRocket DogBusiness and FinanceNovember 4, 2022
Jenna LukensReal Estate ExecutiveGuarantee Real EstateBusiness and FinanceNovember 4, 2023
Emil MilevojExecutive DirectorLyles Center for Innovation andBusiness and FinanceNovember 4, 2023
Heather HuddlestonRegional DirectorJunior AchievementEducation, Child Development, and Family ServicesNovember 4, 2022
Janet SloanRegional Occupational ManagerFresno County Office Of EducationEducation, Child Development, and Family ServicesNovember 4, 2023
Eric CortesWorkforce and Training ManagerGRID AlternativesEnergy, Environment, and UtilitiesNovember 4, 2022
Virginia PenalozaCommunity Engagement ManagerOHMEnergy, Environment, and UtilitiesNovember 4, 2022
Liz McIlvaineGeneral ManagerTotal ConceptsEngineering and ArchitectureNovember 4, 2023
Wei WuDept of Construction ManagementFresno State - Lyles College of EngineeringEngineering and ArchitectureNovember 4, 2022
Alyssa ArmestoGeneral ManagerTangram InteriorsFashion and Interior DesignNovember 4, 2023
Rochelle Martinez-CantuMarketing LeaderPaul Mitchell The SchoolFashion and Interior DesignNovember 4, 2022
David BacciRegional Vice PresidentHospital Council of Northern and Central CaliforniaHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2023
Ivonne Der TorosianVice President, Community Health and Well-BeingSaint Agnes Medical CenterHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2022
Tracy DeYoungManagementValley Children's HospitalHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2023
Marie GilbertDirectorCA Center for Excellence in NursingHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2022
Mary GoldenVoluntary Service Program ManagerFresno VA HospitalHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2022
Susan KincaidProgram DirectorFresno Community Health Improvement PartnershipHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2022
Renee KinmanEndocrinologistUCSFHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2023
David LuchiniManager, Office of Policy, Planning and CommunicationDept. of Public HealthHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2023
Nichole MosquedaDirector, Programs & DevelopmentCamarena HealthHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2023
Amanda Nugent-DivineChief Executive OfficerKingsviewHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2022
Michael SilveiraHuman ResourcesKaiser PermanenteHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2023
Jason HannoldVice President, SalesFresno GrizzlesHospitality, Tourism, and RecreationNovember 4, 2022
Zulema MurilloGeneral ManagerHoliday InnHospitality, Tourism, and RecreationNovember 4, 2022
Drew WilsonSupervising PlannerCity of FresnoHospitality, Tourism, and RecreationNovember 4, 2023
Thilani GrubelVice PresidentBitwise IndustriesInformation and Communication TechnologiesNovember 4, 2023
Damon ThomasCMOQuiqlabsInformation and Communication TechnologiesNovember 4, 2022
Mike BettsCEOBetts ManufacturingManufacturing and Product DevelopmentNovember 4, 2023
Genelle Taylor KumpeExecutive Director/COOSan Joaquin Valley Manufacturing Alliance/FresnoManufacturing and Product DevelopmentNovember 4, 2022
Jon BradfordCreative DirectorIMAGOMarketing, Sales, and ServiceNovember 4, 2022
Vernice NellonCEOKool Breeze Solar HatsMarketing, Sales, and ServiceNovember 4, 2023
Kay BertkenEducation Committee ChairLeague of Women VotersPublic ServicesNovember 4, 2022
Andy GarciaExecutive DirectorLazono Smith Attorneys at LawPublic ServicesNovember 4, 2022
Jonathan LopezPublic Information OfficerFresno Fire DepartmentPublic ServicesNovember 4, 2022
Tina MaldonadoProgram CoordinatorFresno Police DeptPublic ServicesNovember 4, 2023
Michael SalasPublic Information OfficerCalifornia Highway PatrolPublic ServicesNovember 4, 2023
Tracy GilGeneral ManagerFuture Ford of ClovisTransportationNovember 4, 2023
Joseph OldhamPresident/CEONew Vision AviationTransportationNovember 4, 2023
Chris ParisGeneral ManagerAffinity/Central Valley Truck CenterTransportationNovember 4, 2022
Lindsay FoxPresident and CEOUnited WayAcross Multiple SectorsNovember 4, 2022
Blake KonczalExecutive DirectorFresno Regional Workforce Investment BoardAcross Multiple SectorsNovember 4, 2022
Christine MontanezEducation Department DirectorTable Mountain RancheriaAcross Multiple SectorsNovember 4, 2023
Deborah NankivellCEOFresno Business CouncilAcross Multiple SectorsNovember 4, 2022
Curtis WilliamsonBusiness Expansion and Retention CoordinatorFresno County Economic Development CorporationAcross Multiple SectorsNovember 4, 2023

Students, Parents/Guardians, Teachers, and Staff

NameTitleOrganizationEnd of Term
Aliya BarajasStudentFresno Unified School DistrictNovember 4, 2023
Edgar BluntParentFresno Unified School DistrictNovember 4, 2022
Manuel BonillaPresidentFresno Teachers AssociationNovember 4, 2022
Kristen BoroskiDirector, Career Technical EducationFresno Unified School DistrictNovember 4, 2022
Blair EliasonPrincipalPatiño School of EntrepreneurshipNovember 4, 2023
Danay FergusonStudentFresno Unified School DistrictNovember 4, 2022
Dwayne FergusonParentFresno Unified School DistrictNovember 4, 2022
Julio FisherStudentFresno Unified School DistrictNovember 4, 2022
Eric MartinezPrincipalDuncan Polytechnical High SchoolNovember 4, 2023
Wendy McCulleyChief of Engagement and External PartnershipsFresno Unified School DistrictNovember 4, 2023
Justin PriestCTE TeacherHoover High SchoolNovember 4, 2022
Krishnna ReyesCTE TeacherRoosevelt High SchoolNovember 4, 2023
Tamela RyattCTE TeacherSunnyside High SchoolNovember 4, 2023
Maiyer VangBusiness Operations ManagerParent UniversityNovember 4, 2022
Jeremy WardAssistant Superintendent, College & Career ReadinessFresno Unified School DistrictNovember 4, 2023
Rick WatsonChief Executive OfficerThe Center for Advanced Research and TechnologyNovember 4, 2023
Julie WheelockProgram Manager, Special EducationFresno Unified School DistrictNovember 4, 2023
Gene YangCTE TeacherWawona Middle SchoolNovember 4, 2022

Adult Education Consortium District Representatives

NameTitleOrganizationEnd of Term
Phonekham DouangmalaCTE TeacherFresno Adult SchoolNovember 4, 2022
Courtney McMahonLearning DirectorClovis AdultNovember 4, 2023
Gary SchlueterVice PrincipalFresno Adult SchoolNovember 4, 2023

Higher Education Partners

NameTitleOrganizationIndustry Sector RepresentationEnd of Term
Becky BarabeDean of Applied TechnologyFresno City CollegeManufacturing and Product DevelopmentNovember 4, 2022
Monica ChacalVP of InstructionClovis Community CollegeEducation and Child DevelopmentNovember 4, 2023
Cheryl JohnsonEducation InstructorFresno City CollegeEducation and Child DevelopmentNovember 4, 2022
Rob LewellanHVAC InstructorFresno City CollegeEnergy, Environment, and UtilitiesNovember 4, 2022
Craig PolanowskiInstructor/Dept Chair: Visual Media TechnologyFresno City CollegeArts, Media, and EntertainmentNovember 4, 2023
Stephanie RobinsonRegional Associate DeanUnitek CollegeHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2022
Lorraine SmithDean of InstructionFresno City CollegeHealth Science and Medical TechnologyNovember 4, 2023
Ganesan SrinivasanDean of InstructionMadera Community CollegeAgriculture and Natural ResourcesNovember 4, 2023

Approved by the Board on January 12, 2022.

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