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4CS Board of Directors

The 4CS Board of Directors, which includes 4CS Executive Officers, Area Representatives, President Emeriti, and Associates, are also known as the 4CS Executive Board of the California Community Colleges Classified Senate (4CS).

The Board consist of California Community College Classified Staff (current and retired) elected by 4CS General Member classified senates, to serve and promote the interests of 4CS and its Classified Senate* Members, and to the best of their abilities, manage and oversee the business and affairs of the 4CS corporation in accordance with the current 4CS Bylaws, Vision and Mission.

If you're interested in joining our 4CS Board of Directors, you can see the vacant positions below. If you meet the requirements shown in our policies and would like to submit a Letter of Intent during a time outside the election process, please click here.

Executive Officers

Deborah Knowles

Deborah Knowles President2023-2025

Trisha Albertsen

Trisha Albertsen Past President

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Susan Rodriguez

Susan Rodriguez Vice President2023-2025

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Trisha Alberstsen Treasurer2023-2025

Hope Ell

Hope Ell Secretary2022-2024


Dina Pielaet

Director, Communications2022-2024Dina Pielaet

Amparo Medina

Director, Government Relations2022-2024Amparo Medina

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Director, Professional Development

Region Representatives

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Region 1 Krista Collett 2023-2025

Kathy Matthies

Region 2 Kathy Matthies2022-2024

Virginia Criswell

Region 3 Virginia Criswell2022 - 2024

Kristal Dela Cruz

Region 4 Kristal Dela Cruz2023-2025

Monique Reyna

Region 5Monique Reyna2022-2024

Gilbert Downs

Region 6 Gilbert Downs2023-2025


Region 7 LaTonyua Harden2023-2025

Therese Grande

Region 8 Therese Grande2022-2024

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Region 9 Karen Paterson2022-2024

John Feist

Region 10 John Feist2023-2025

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At Large North Greg Harnage2022-2024

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At Large SouthVacant2023-2025

Board Advisors

Felisia Mitchell

Felisia Mitchell Board Advisor

Olga Prizhbilov

Olga Prizhbilov 2022-2024Board Advisor

David Rodriguez

David RodriguezBoard Advisor

President Emeriti

Karen Jimenez

Karen Jimenez Past President 2021-2023

Shondra West

Shondra West Past President 2017-2019

Debbie Weatherly

Debbie Weatherly President 2015-2017

Maureen Chenoweth

Maureen Chenoweth President 2013-2015

Monica Souza

Monica Souza President 2007-2009

Tony Prestby

Tony Prestby President 2003-2005

Cari Plyley

Cari Plyley President 2001-2003

Jim Wilson

Jim Wilson President 1999-2001

Mary Thompson

Mary Thompson President 1994-1999