Deans of Student Affairs

Executive Deans

Regional Executive Deans provide leadership and supervision of campus Dean leadership in a designated region (central, north or south) of the Austin Community College (ACC) District. These positions are key to ACC's guided pathways and enable the college to provide student support services that are holistic, proactive, and focused.

The Executive Dean of District Clinical Services provides leadership and management of counseling services using a Guided Pathways approach. This includes developing Austin Community College (ACC) behavioral intervention teams known as Campus Assessment Response Evaluation and Support (CARES), establishing counseling services that support the psychosocial needs of students, and implementing regulatory and compliance programs to include, but not limited to, the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA), Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE), Suicide Prevention, and Domestic/Dating/Sexual Violence programming.

  • Executive Deans
    • Executive Deans
      Executive Dean, District Clinical Services

      Sylvia Galvan-Gonzalez
      sgalvang@austincc.edu
      512-223-2618
      SGC Bldg. 1000, Room 1301.03
      Sr. Admin Asst: Brittney Alston
      brittney.alston@austincc.edu
      512-223-2619
      SGC Bldg. 1000, Room 1300

      Executive Dean, North Region
      Cypress Creek, Northridge, Round Rock, and San Gabriel
      Mervin Jones, Interim
      mjones8@austincc.edu
      NRG Bldg. 1000, Room 1101.10
      512-223-4721

      Sr. Admin Asst: Minnie Duplantis, Interim
      mduplant@austincc.edu
      NRG Bldg. 1000, Room 1113.02
      512-223-2533

      Executive Dean, Central Region
      Highland, Eastview, Rio Grande, and Elgin
      Dr. Dorado M. Kinney
      dkinney@austincc.edu
      HLC Bldg. 1000, Room 2221
      512-223-7397

      Sr. Admin Asst: Jocelyne Arizpe
      Jocelyne.arizpe@austincc.edu
      HLC Bldg. 1000, Room 2222
      512-223-7398


      Executive Dean, South Region
      Hays, Riverside, and South Austin

      Dr. Wade Bradfute
      rbradfut@austincc.edu
      HYS Room 1204.37
      512-223-6547

      Sr. Admin Asst: Irene Castillo-Alonzo
      irene.castillo-alonzo@austincc.edu Room 1204.37 HYS
      512-223-6547

Clinical Services

The Dean of Counseling provides oversight for all leadership, management, supervision, and operations for the regional clinical counseling teams assigned to one of three regions under the Student Support Services department.  The Dean is responsible for representing the regional counseling services as a participant member of the assigned region's behavioral intervention team (ACC CARES). The Dean leads compliance programming activities for the district and have oversight responsibility for the assigned region's compliance programming in areas that include, but are not limited to, the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA), Title IX Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE) | Clery Act, Suicide Prevention and Domestic/Dating/Sexual Violence programming.

  • Clinical Services Deans
    • Clinical Services Deans
      Dean, North Region
      Cypress Creek, Northridge, Round Rock, and San Gabriel
      Rosa Rodriguez-Alvarez
      NRG 1101.24
      512-223-4171
      rosa.rodriguez-alvarez@austincc.edu
      Dean, Central Region
      Highland, Eastview, Rio Grande, and Elgin

      Manuel X Zamarripa 
      HLC Bldg. 1000, Room 2328
      512-223-7696
      manuel.zamarripa@austincc.edu

      Dean, South Region
      Hays, Riverside, and South Austin

      Julie C. Reck
      RVS Bldg. G, Room 8137
      512-223-6016
      jcuellar@austincc.edu

Student Affairs Deans

Deans of Student Affairs at ACC are responsible for providing leadership, organization, supervision and evaluation of the following departments and programs: assessment, college-readiness, academic advisingcounselingtransfer advisingcareer counseling, community outreach,  and academic testing.  They are also responsible for administering college policies and procedures regarding student’s rights and responsibilities and working collaboratively with instructional deans, faculty and academic support personnel to achieve student access and success.