College Accessibility Committee


  1. Reviews accessibility policies, practices and services to develop strategies and recommendations for district-wide implementation.
  2. Identifies strategies to provide training opportunities for faculty and staff to assist the College in appropriately serving students and employees with disabilities.
  3. Reviews resources and recommend initiatives that have budgetary implications.
  4. Serves as forum for discussion of programs and services for students and employees with disabilities.

Recommendations: Forwarded to the Academic and Student Affairs Council, and other appropriate councils and stakeholders.

Meetings FY21: Meetings are held virtually (until further notice) on the second Friday (generally) of the month, 9:00am-11:00am: September 11, October 9, November 13, February 12, March 5 (8:30am-10am), April 9, and June 11.

Meeting agendas and minutes (ACC Only)

Other questions about the CAC can be referred to Lisa Lopez.

Chair (appointed by the VP, Student Services):
Steve Christopher, Associate Vice President, Student Accessibility & Social Support Resources, 223-6273,

Co-Chair (elected by the Committee): Sean Loraas, Alternative Text,

Position Name Appointed by Campus Phone Email
AVP, Student Accessibility & Social Support Resources Steve Christopher Position RVS 3-6273
Executive Director, Regulatory Affairs Michael Garcia Position HBC 3-7020
Director, Risk and Campus Operations Adam Green Position HBC 3-7832
Dean, Continuing Education Hector Aguilar Position HBC 3-7663
IDS Staff Michelle Escudier Position SAC 3-9178
Altenative Text Sean Loraas Position RVS 3-6034
Representatives of Job Functions or College Offices
(1-year terms)
Dean of Student Services TBA VP, Student Affairs TBA TBA TBA
Campus Manager Linda Haywood EVP, College Operations & Public Affair CYP 3-2002
Disability Services Specialist Teri Villegas-Shipman VP, Student Affairs EGN 3-9482
Disability Services Specialist Marc San Marco VP, Student Affairs HLC 3-7144
Clinical Counselor Anita Sheridan-Normann VP, Student Affairs RRC 3-0037
Continuing Education TBA Exec. Dean, Cont. Ed. TBA TBA TBA
Facilities Deborah Fermat Director, Facilities and  Construction SVC 3-1128
Building & Grounds TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
Human Resources TBA VP, HR TBA TBA TBA
Interpreter Services Ginger Bennett Supervisor Interpreter Services RVS 3-6397
Student Life Tamara Yanes VP, Student Affairs RVS 3-6264
Learning Lab Manager Will Zech Executive Director, Learning Support Services RRC 3-0213
Testing Center Supervisor Zuleyka Izquierdo Director, Testing Services RGC 3-3165
Campus Police Lynn Dixon Chief, Campus Police SVC 3-1222
Faculty, Developmental Communication TBA Full-Time Faculty Association President TBA TBA TBA
Faculty, Developmental Mathematics TBA AVP, Academic Transfer Programs TBA TBA TBA
Faculty, Developmental ESL (for the deaf) TBA AVP, Workforce Education TBA TBA TBA
Faculty, Library James Loomis Dean, Library Services RVS 3-6134
Representatives of ACC Constituencies
(1-year terms)
Full-Time Faculty Senate Heather Syrett Association Pres. RVS 3-6707
Adjunct Faculty Association TBA Association Pres. TBA TBA TBA
Association of Professional-Technical Employees Latoya Dixon Association Pres. TBA TBA
Classified Employees Association Valori Riethmayer  Association Pres. TBA TBA
Student Government Association TBA Association Pres. N/A N/A TBA
Student Government Association TBA Association Pres. N/A N/A TBA