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SJCC Administrators

The San Jose City College Administrators are a team of highly skilled, educated, and passionate professionals dedicated to the success of our students, our college, and our communities. SJCC Code of Ethics.  The SJCC executive staff is comprised of the President, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Vice President of Student Affairs, and Vice President of Administrative Services. Below is a list of all of the SJCC Administrators. 


President's Office



Dr. Rowena M. Tomaneng


President's Cabinet


Vice President
Academic Affairs
Dr. Elizabeth Pratt


Vice President
Administrative Services
Christopher Hawken


Vice President
Student Services
William Garcia


Vice President
Strategic Partnerships &
Workforce Innovation
Dr. Maniphone Dickerson


Marketing and Public Relations


Daniel Garza

Marketing and Public Relations
Daniel Rivera Garza


Academic Affairs Division

Joann McGowan
Academic Affairs
JoAnn McGowan, Interim Supervisor

Lamel Harris

Lamel Harris
Division Dean
Misty Stroud
Dr. Misty Stroud
Division Dean
Chyna Obana
MESA Program
Chynna Obana, Director


Enrique Velasco

Enrique Velasco, Director
Dr. Celia Cruz-Johnson
Division Dean
William Reyes-Cubides
Division Dean



Administrative Services Division

Priscilla Louangrath

Thiphavanh (Priscilla) Louangrath,  Supervisor

Young Nguyen

Young Nguyen, Supervisor
Victoria Menzies
Victoria Menzies, Director

Joe Andrade

Joe Andrade, Manager



Student Services Division

Rene Alvarez

Dr. Rene Alvarez, Dean
Teresa Paiz
Teresa Paiz, Director

Takeo Kubo

Takeo Kubo, Director

Edina Rutland

Dr. Edina Rutland, Director


Blake Balajadia
Blake Balajadia, Director



Strategic Partnership and Workforce innovations

J.Edward Stevenson

Business & Workforce
Dr. J. Edward Stevenson
Division Dean

Pamela Yang

Career & Technical Education 
Dr. Pamela Yang
Associate Dean

Mike Mooney

Milpitas Extension
Michael Mooney

San Jose Evergreen Community College District leadership San Jose City College is a part of the San Jose-Evergreen Community College District. The district is led by Dr. Raul Rodriguez, Interim Chancellor. The Chancellor’s Office provides the coordination and leadership essential for merging the needs of the community and the educational resources of the San José-Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD). 

Along with the Chancellor, a seven-member elected Board of Trustees is responsible for overseeing the educational needs of the District. San José City College, Evergreen Valley College, the Workforce Institute, and the District Office work in partnership with the Chancellor, the Governing Board, and the community to create educational opportunities for students. For more information about the Leadership of the San Jose-Evergreen Community College District, please visit the District Website.  

The Board of Trustees meets the second Tuesday of every month unless special circumstances apply. For more information about the Board of Trustees, Board Meetings, Agendas, and other information, please visit the District Website.