Mission Statement

MJC uses current best practices to update and deliver challenging, dynamic distance learning opportunities that meet the needs of students in remote locations with diverse home, family and career demands.

Online Education Committee Members

4 Faculty Appointed by Academic Senate 
   Iris Carroll, Professor - Library
   Steven Miller, Professor - Political Science
   Ryan Guy, Professor - Communication Studies 
   Kurt Olson, Professor - Sociology

2 Classified Staff Appointed by CSEA
Joshua Sigman, Front End Web Developer
   Elida Miranda-Zaragoza, Student Success Specialist

1 Curriculum Committee Representative Recommended by Curriculum Committee and Approved by Academic Senate 
   Tina Akers-Porter - Professor of Mathematics

2 Distance Education Staff 
   Cheryl Chavez, Library Technician
   Michael Smedshammer, DE Coordinator,
    Committee Co-Chair 

1 Disability Services Staff 
   Claudia Mery, Program Technician-Disability Services

2 Instructional Administrators 
   Laura Maki  - Dean of Science, Math and Engineering
   Patrick Bettencourt - Dean of Instruction and Student Planning
    Committee Co-Chair 

1 Student Representative 
   Amy Carvelho - Student Representative
   Richard Garcia - Student Representative

1 Student Services Representative 
   Jenni Abbott - Dean of Institutional Effectiveness

1 YCCD IT Representative 
   Joseph Macklin - Director of Technology Services
   Joshua Hash - Director of Enterprise Services

1 YFA Representative 
   Linda Kropp, Professor-Accounting

Unlimited At - Large 
   Ashli Bumgardner - Instructional Designer
   Amy Duffy, Professor - Medical Assisting
   Paul Brogan, Professor - Physical & Health Education
   Theresa Rojas, Instructor - English
   Adrian DeAngelis - Career Technical Education