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Board of Directors 

Tamara Gurney
CEO, Mission Valley Bank

Fred Arnold
First Vice Chair
American Family Funding

Sharlene Coleal
Board Treasurer
Asst. Superintendent/V.P., Fiscal Services, College of the Canyons

Jeff Thomas
Chair of Finance
CPA, Condie & Wood, CPAs

Dawn Abasta
Senior VP of Commercial Lines, LBW Insurance & Financial Services

Edel Alonso
Community Member
College of the Canyons Board of Trustee Liaison

Lisa Burke
President, Santa Clarita Concessions

Steve Corn
President & CEO, Newhall Escrow

Tom Dierckman
Community Member

Sharlene Duzick Johnson
Members Services Director, Henry Mayo Fitness Center

Dr. Diane Fiero
Deputy Chancellor, College of the Canyons

Shawn Fonder
CEO/Executive Vice President Project Development, Fonder-Salari Inc.

Bruce Fortine
Community Member

William Harwood
Engineering Manager, Woodward

Gary Horton
Landscape Development

Arnold Jaquez (AJ)
District Manager, Farmers Insurance

Mark Jenkins
Broker, Realty Executives

Taylor Kellstrom
Realtor, RE/MAX

Jenny Ketchepaw
Vice President, Talent Engagement at Citizens Business Bank

Brian Koegle
Attorney, Greenspoon Marder, LLP

Mike Lebecki
Broker, ReMax

Ed Masterson
SOS Entertainment

Jill Mellady
President, Mellady Direct Marketing

Terrence "T" Meyer Jr., CLTC
Wealth Management Advisor

Randy Moberg
COO, LBW Insurance & Financial Services

Doreen Shine
Retired Real Estate Agent

Joyce Shulman

Heather Stewart
Manager, Training - Operations and Entertainment, Universal Studios Hollywood

Dr. Ryan Theule
Assistant Supt./Vice President, Canyon Country Campus, Institutional Research and Planning & Grants, College of the Canyons

Dr. Omar Torres
Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction, College of the Canyons

Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook
Chancellor, Santa Clarita Community College District; President, College of the Canyons


Foundation Board Meetings

Foundation Board meetings are typically held on the fourth Tuesday of every other month except when there is conflict with a holiday.

5/23/2023: Agenda

3/28/2024: Agenda

1/24/2023: Agenda

11/15/2022: Agenda | Minutes

9/27/2022: Agenda | Minutes

7/26/2022: Agenda | Minutes

5/24/2022: Agenda | Minutes

3/22/2022: Agenda I Minutes


Foundation Executive Committee Meetings

Foundation Executive Committee meetings are typically held on the first Wednesday of every other month except when there is a conflict with a holiday

05/03/2023: Agenda

3/1/2023: Agenda

1/11/2023: Agenda

12/8/2022: Agenda

11/2/2022: Agenda

9/7/2022: Agenda

7/11/2022: Agenda

7/6/2022: Agenda  POSTPONED UNTIL 7/11/2022

5/4/2022: Agenda

3/29/2022: Agenda

3/2/2022: Agenda


Foundation Finance Committee Meetings

Foundation Finance Committee meetings are typically held on the fourth Friday of every other month except when there is a conflict with a holiday

4/28/2023: Agenda

02/24/2023: Agenda

12/16/2022: Agenda

10/28/2022: Agenda

08/26/2022: Agenda

06/24/2022: Agenda

04/22/2022: Agenda


Foundation Audit Committee Meetings

10/27/2022: Agenda


Other Information 

Materials will be available upon request by calling the College of the Canyons Foundation office at (661) 362-3433  (Gov. Code, § 54957.5.)

MEETING LOCATIONS – Board Meetings are held in different locations on the Valencia campus as noted on the Board Agenda.  Executive Committee meetings are generally held in Canyons Hall Room 249 and Finance Committee meetings are generally held in Canyons Hall 211, at College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, unless otherwise noted.  Campus Map

MEETING TIME – Foundation Board meetings begin at 5:30 p.m; Executive Committee meetings begin at 4:00 p.m. and Finance Committee meetings begin at 8:00 a.m.  Times are subject to change, so please check the appropriate agenda.

WHO MAY ATTEND – The public is always welcome to attend open sessions of the board. The public may not attend closed sessions, whose topics are limited to those set forth by state law.

DATE CHANGES – Please be aware that meeting dates can change. In such cases, a revised meeting calendar will be posted on this website. Additionally, Agendas will be posted on in three locations at the Valencia campus:

  • The glass-enclosed announcement case on the north side of Seco Hall.
  • The glass-enclosed announcement case in the Student Center atrium, across from the bookstore.
  • The Foundation Reception area