Accreditation 2020 - Peer Review Visit Team Roster


Dr. Eva Bagg
Superintendent/President, Barstow Community College

2700 Barstow Road
Barstow, CA 92311

Dr. Eva Bagg is currently Superintendent-President of Barstow Community College (BCC). She began her career in the California Community College system over 30 years ago as a research intern and adjunct instructor at Southwestern College in Chula Vista. She then joined BCC as the director of institutional research and later as full-time instructor of anthropology. For over 10 years she served as Dean of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success at Long Beach City College. She was the accreditation liaison officer for eleven years at two institutions and has served on five accreditation evaluation teams. Eva holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology from Pomona College and became a Fulbright scholar while earning her doctorate in anthropology from the University of California, San Diego. Prior to her work in community colleges, Eva worked as research scientist at the Institute for Research on Learning in Palo Alto, California and later as a workplace anthropologist at Pitney Bowes in Connecticut.


Ms. Heather Minehart
Dean Enrollment Management & Services, Barstow Community College

2700 Barstow Road
Barstow, CA 92311

Heather Minehart has worked in student services for over 15 years and is currently the Dean of Enrollment Management and Services at Barstow Community College. Her experience encompasses admissions, records, financial aid, scheduling, enrollment management, and MIS data. She is excited to be serving on her first accreditation team.

ACCJC Staff Liaison  

Stephanie Droker, Ed.D.
Senior Vice President, ACCJC

10 Commercial Blvd Suite 204
Novato, CA 94949

Dr. Droker currently serves as ACCJC President, having joined the ACCJC staff in August 2016 as Vice President and then Senior Vice President. Dr. Droker has provided organizational and regional leadership in the development and support of ACCJC’s strategic priorities and accreditation initiatives. She has worked with agency staff, Commissioners, and institutional representatives from across ACCJC’s membership, including private colleges and those in the Pacific region, to affect change and foster innovation in both ACCJC operations and within member institutions. On the national front, Dr. Droker contributes to educational quality by serving as a member of the committee on recognition for the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA.) Prior to joining the Commission, Dr. Droker held senior-level college administration and faculty positions within the California Community College system.


Mr. Jon Drinnon
Faculty English, Merritt College

12500 Campus Drive
Oakland, CA 94619

Jon came to teaching later in life, starting his community college career at 50. He has taught at Merritt College for over 20 years, 4 years part-time and then 16 years as a full-time English instructor. After getting involved with the state academic senate as a member of the ASCCC curriculum committee and attending many plenaries, Jon was elected as the Area B representative on the ASCCC executive committee. He served in that capacity for 3 years. He served as the chair of the Merritt College curriculum committee for 7 years, 1 year as the chair of the College Department Chairs and Program Directors committee and the co-chair of the English Department for 7 years. He was also a member of the Merritt Faculty Senate for many years.


Dr. Judy Kasabian
Professor, Mathematics, El Camino College

16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506-0001

Judy Kasabian has been teaching mathematics at El Camino College for decades and has focused her professional attention on the education and preparation of K-12 teachers. She earned a bachelor's and master's degrees from Loyola Marymount University and a doctorate degree from UCLA. She has had the pleasure to serve on many ACCJC peer review panels and they all confirm that two-year colleges provide a valuable and unique educational experience for students and play a key role in enriching the lives of the people we serve.


Dr. Matthew Goldstein
Instructor, College of Alameda

555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway
Alameda, CA 94501

Matthew M. Goldstein has worked in the Peralta Community College District since 2001. Before joining the College of Alameda Humanities faculty in 2015, he taught English at Laney College in Oakland. He has served as a department chair, union president, and faculty senate leader, and he has been part of two previous ACCJC visiting teams. His doctoral research, completed at the University of Texas at Austin, examined third-world literature and post-colonial theory.


Dr. Carol Kozeracki
Dean of Liberal Arts, Los Angeles City College

855 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029

Carol Kozeracki is a Dean of Academic Affairs at Los Angeles City College and works with the Liberal Arts Departments and the Distance Education Program. She earned her MA and PhD in Education from UCLA and has worked as a dean for the LA Community College District since 2005. She started as a research dean at Pierce College, moved over to Academic Affairs at East LA College, and transferred to LA City College in 2013. She is a native New Yorker but has lived out in Los Angeles for the past 25 years. She and her husband, Mark, visit New York regularly to check out the latest shows on Broadway and to see family and friends.


Dr. Christopher McDonald
Vice President for Instruction, Irvine Valley College

5500 Irvine Center Dr.
Irvine, CA 92618

Currently serving the South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD) as Irvine Valley College's Vice President for Instruction, Dr. McDonald has over 19 years' experience in higher education. His extensive background as a high school teacher, an applied mathematics professor, programmer and information technology supervisor, dean, and vice president, has provided Dr. McDonald with a deep understanding of community college governance, career technical education, economic and workforce development, federal grants, and strategic student success initiatives.
In his current capacity as V.P. for Instruction, Dr. McDonald works with faculty, staff, school administrators, and community stakeholders to ensure institutional effectiveness, optimal student performance outcomes, positive accreditation status, federal and state compliance, and the college's fiscal stability.
Dr. McDonald has a doctorate in education from the University of Southern California and a master's and bachelor's degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Dr. McDonald currently lives in Orange County with his wife Kaye.


Dr. Claudia Lee
Vice President, Student Services, Golden West College

15744 Goldenwest St.
Huntington Beach, CA 9264 7

Dr. Claudia Lee's career in education spans over twenty years. She currently serves as the Vice President of Student Services at Golden West College. Prior to this role, Dr. Lee served as the Dean of Enrollment Services and Dean of CTE. She also served as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs as well as Associate Dean of Enrollment Services at El Camino College. Dr. Lee started her career in education as an English Teacher. She taught both middle school and high school for eight years. She earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership at UCLA, Master's Degree in Educational Administration at USC and Bachelor's Degree in English from UC Irvine.


Dr. Richard Storti
Deputy Chancellor, West Hills Community College District

9800 Cody Street
Coalinga, CA 93210

Richard Storti serves as the Deputy Chancellor of the West Hills Community College District (WHCCD) where he oversees fiscal management, budget development and planning, contract and grant administration, human resources, and facilities planning. Prior to WHCCD, Richard served Pasadena City College as Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Business and Administrative Services and Fullerton College as Vice President of Administrative Services. He has been a Certified Public Accountant since December 2001. He earned his doctorate from University of Southern California, his Master's from California State University, Fullerton and his Bachelor's degree from California State University, Long Beach.


Dr. Susan Murray
Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, San Diego City College

1313 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101

Dr. Susan Murray is currently the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness at San Diego City College, a post she has held since 2016. Her work for SDCC has included facilitation of strategic planning, coordinating a participatory revision of program review processes, serving as Accreditation Liaison Officer, and co-leading Guided Pathways planning. Prior to coming to San Diego, she worked in similar roles at a Washington State community college and held leadership positions in the statewide Research and Planning Commission. Susan's experience as a peer reviewer includes one visit for ACCJC and seven visits with the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. She is a native of the Bay Area and holds a BA in developmental psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a PhD in educational psychology from Stanford University.