The Office of Instruction consists of seven deans, and five classified staff. The goal of the Office of Instruction is to encourage and empower faculty and students to engage in successful teaching and learning.

Organizational Chart

Instructional Deans

Douglas Kain
Dean of Instruction, Area 1
(209) 384-6344,
Area 1 Programs: Engineering, Math, Science

Vince Piro
Interim Dean of Instruction, Area 2
(209) 384-6489,
Area 2 Programs: Child Development, Guidance (classes), Learning Resources, Liberal Studies, English

Jim Andersen
Dean of Instruction, Area 3
(209) 384-6396,
Area 3 Programs: Agriculture, Health, Industrial Technology

Robert Anderson
Dean of Instruction, Area 4
(209) 386-6730,
Area 4 Programs: Accounting, Business, Computers, Management, Nursing, Nutrition, Public Safety, Radiologic Technology

John Albano
Dean of Instruction, Area 5
(209) 386-6777,
Area 5 Programs: Anthropology, Art, Communications Studies, Drama, Economics, Foreign Languages, Geography, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Shelly Conner
Dean of Economic and Workforce Development, Community Services and Noncredit, Area 6
(209) 381-6585,
Area 6 Programs: Business Resource Center, Catalog and Class Schedules, Center for International Trade, Child Development Center, Community Services, Facilities Scheduling, Noncredit, Theater, Workplace Learning Resources

Brenda Latham
Dean of Instruction, Los Banos Campus
(209) 381-6410,\


Kay Sarnoff-Wilson
Interim Child Development Center Director
(209) 386-6633,

Becky Barabe
Business, Industry & Community Services Director
(209) 384-6737,

Nancy Golz
Dean of Learning Resources Center (LRC)
(209) 386-6703,

Janet Lyle
Noncredit (Continuing Education) Program Director
(209) 381-6543,

Jeanette Benson
Center for Int'l Trade Development Director
(209) 384-5892,

Shelley Attix
Workplace Learning Resource Center Director
(209) 386-6734,

Autumn Gardia
Director of Special Projects and Grants

(209) 381-6580,