This page presents biographies of the members of the Board of Trustees:
 
Term
Phone
E-mail
Jeffrey P. Brown,
President
  Trustee Area 6
2010-2014
(714) 808-4797
jbrown@nocccd.edu
M. Tony Ontiveros,
Vice President
  Trustee Area 7
2012-2016
(714) 808-4797
montiveros@nocccd.edu
Michael Matsuda,
Secretary
  Trustee Area 5
2012-2016
(714) 808-4797
mmatsuda@nocccd.edu
Dr. Barbara Dunsheath   Trustee Area 1
2010-2014
(714) 808-4797
bdunsheath@nocccd.edu
Leonard L. Lahtinen   Trustee Area 2
2012-2016
(714) 808-4797
llahtinen@nocccd.edu
Molly McClanahan   Trustee Area 4
2012-2016
(714) 808-4797
mmcclanahan@nocccd.edu
Donna Miller   Trustee Area 3
2010-2014
(714) 808-4797
dmiller@nocccd.edu
   
Vacant

Student Trustee

Cypress College
2013-2014
Don Lundy,

Student Trustee

Fullerton College
2013-2014
 

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Back to Top M. Tony Ontiveros

Appointed to one year, 10-month term beginning March 1999
(Remainder term of Cynthia Coad, who was elected to the Orange County Board of Supervisors).

  Elected to four-year term beginning December 2000
  Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2004
  Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2008
    Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2012
     
 

President, 2002, 2008; Vice President, 2001, 2007, 2014; Secretary, 2000, 2006, 2013
Board representative to the District Audit Committee and the County Committee on Election of Members of the County Committee on School District Organization

     
 

Federal Probation Officer, United States District Court, Los Angeles, California
Adjunct Political Science Professor, Political Science Department, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, California

     
  California State University, Fullerton, M.A. Political Science, 2001
University of California, Irvine, B.A. Criminology, Law and Society,
1996
Fullerton College, A.A. Liberal Studies, 1994
     





 

Member, Anaheim Beautiful
Member, Anaheim Arts Council
Member, Anaheim Sister Cities Association
Board Member, Anaheim Independencia Community Center,
1992-99
Commissioner, Anaheim Parks and Recreation
, 1993-99
Commissioner, Orange County Human Relations Commission,
1993-95

     
 

Speaker at the Community College League Conference, 2004, 2005, and 2008
Graduate, Leadership Anaheim,
1997

     
 

Married to Erika Ontiveros
Resident of Anaheim Hills

 

Back to Top Leonard L. Lahtinen
Elected to two-year term beginning December 1990.
Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 1992
Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 1996
Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2000
Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2004
Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2008
Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2012
 
   

President, 1992, 1997, 2003, 2009; Vice President, 1996, 2002, 2008; Secretary, 1991, 1995, 2001, 2007
Board representative to the District Audit Committee, Anaheim One-Stop Advisory Task Force, and the Anaheim Collaborative

Retired teacher, American Government
Kennedy High School, Anaheim Union High School District
Northern Illinois University, M.A., 1962
University of Wisconsin/Whitewater, B.A., 1955
National Education Association, Retiree
California Teachers Association, Retiree
Anaheim Secondary Teachers Association - President, 1983-85 and 1987-89
Kiwanis Club of Greater Anaheim - former member
Anaheim Museum Board - former member
Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim Board - former member
West Anaheim Better Business and Concerned Citizens - former member
Paint your Heart Out Anaheim - former Team Captain
Orange County Transportation Authority Citizens Advisory Committee
Foreman Pro Tem, Orange County Grand Jury, 1985-86; Grand Jurors Association
City of Anaheim Growth Management Committee - former member
Faith Lutheran Church
West Anaheim Neighborhood Development (WAND)
Married to Janet Lahtinen
Children: Lee and Todd
Back to Top Michael B. Matsuda

Appointed in August 2005 to fill an unexpired term until the next election in November 2006.

  Elected to two-year term beginning December 2006
  Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2008
  Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2012
 
     
 

President, 2010; Vice President, 2009; Secretary, 2008, 2014

Board representative to Orange County Legislative Task Force, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08,

2008-09

     
 

Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment (BTSA) Induction Coordinator, Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD)

English Teacher, Oxford Academy, AUHSD

Former Adjunct Instructor, California State University, Fullerton, College of Education

Former Adjunct Instructor, Chapman University School of Education

     
 

California State University, Fullerton, Preliminary Administrative Credential, 2004

Chapman University, Orange, Single Subject Teaching Credential, 1994

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, M.P.A. Public Administration, 1982

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. English, 1979

     





 

Member, English Learner Advisory Committee for State Board of Education, 2008-09

Commissioner, California Curriculum and Instructional Materials Commission, 2004-08

Chair, California History Social Studies Subcommittee, 2007

Member, California Coalition for Education for Democracy

Member, Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance Board

Member, Reuben Martinez LEAP Literacy non-profit

Member, California International Studies Project Board

Member, California Association of Teachers of English

Member, Fullerton School District Strategic Planning Committee

Raymond Elementary School Site Council, 2005-06

Chair, Fullerton School District Serve-a-Thon, 2005

Member, California Teachers Association

     
 

Policy Maker of the Year, California Reading Association, 2008

Founders Award, USC Asian Pacific American Support Group, 2002

Teacher of the Year, Orangeview Junior High School, 1995 and 1997

Veterans of Foreign Wars Community Services Award, Anaheim Chapter, 1998

Building Bridges Award, Orange County Human Relations, 1996

Orange County PALs Program of the Year, Orangeview Junior High School, 1995

Human Services Award-Parent, Teacher, Student Association, 1995

Orange County Human Relations Award, 1993

     
 

Married to Suzie Dong-Matsuda

Son:  Ethan, 1998

Resident of Yorba Linda

Back to Top Jeffrey P. Brown
Appointed to complete term beginning March 2002 and ending December 2002
Elected to four-year term beginning December 2002
Re-elected to four-year term in December 2006
Re-elected to four-year term in December 2010
 

President, 2007, 2014; Vice President, 2006, 2013; Secretary, 2005, 2012

Board representative to County Committee on Election of Members of the County Committee on School District Organization, and the District Investment Committee

Senior Engineer of Research and Development, Orange County Sanitation District
Former Consultant and Research Engineer; former substitute teacher, Placentia Yorba Linda Unified School District
California State University, Fullerton, M.P.A. Public Administration, 1999
University of Washington, M.S. Chemical Engineering, 1980
Concordia College, B.A. Chemistry, Music, 1978
Graduate Work in Business Administration, Management Science, Finance
American Society for Public Administration, Member
American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Member
Water Environment Federation, Member
California Water Environment Association, Member
Lutheran Engaged Encounter of America, Board of Directors
Chorale Bel Canto, Board of Directors
    Held offices of President, Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer
Placentia Yorba Linda Schools, Volunteer
Irving Stone Scholarship, 1999
CWEA Research Achievement of the Year, 1999
Tau Beta Pi - National Engineering Honor Society, 1979
Married to Patricia Calvert-Brown
Children: Denise, 1988 and Dana, 1992
Resident of Yorba Linda


 





 

   

Back to Top Dr. Barbara Dunsheath

Appointed in August 2005 to fill an unexpired term until the next election in November 2006.

  Elected to four-year term in December 2006
  Re-elected to four-year term in December 2010
   
     

President, 2011; Vice President, 2010; Secretary, 2009

Board Representative to the Cypress College Foundation

California Leadership Alliance for Student Success

Commission on the Future, Vice Chair

     
 

Professor of History, East Los Angeles College

Professional Development (2006-current)

Distance Education

Program Review

Curriculum Committee (1999-2006)
Former Student Learning Outcomes Facilitator
Joint Hires Committee (2002-2008)

Administrative Leadership Program Participant
Representative to IMPAC (Intersegmental Major Preparation Articulation Curriculum)
Former Vice Chair of History, Social Science Department; Curriculum Committee
Adjunct Professor at Community Colleges, including Cypress

     
 

California State University Long Beach, Educational Leadership, 2010     
University of California/Long Beach City College, Leadership Development Institute, 1996
California State University Long Beach, M.A. History,
1988
California State University Dominquez Hills, Post Graduate Work, 1982
Bradley University, B.S. History,
1980

     





 

American Association of University Women
Faculty Association of California Community Colleges

American Educational Research Association

Leadership Development Institute (2001)
National Institute for Leadership Development
(1997)

California Historical Society
American Federation of Teachers
Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts of Orange County
PTA & School Activities
St. Irenaeus Parish

     
 

Phi Kappa Phi, Academic Honor Society
Who’s Who in American College
Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society, President
Mortar Board, Senior Honor Society, Editor
Omicron Delta Kappa, Leadership Honor Society
Pi Lambda Theta, Education Honor Society
Outstanding Young Women of America
Administrative Leadership Program (LACCD)

     
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Married to James Finn
Family: Thomas
, 1986; Richard, 1989; Christianna, 1991
Resident of Cypress

 
Back to Top   Molly McClanahan
     
  Appointed to one-year term beginning November 1995
Note: The seat was up for re-election for remaining two years in November 1996.  Instead of running for the seat in 1996, ran for four-year term without opposition.
  Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2000
  Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2004
  Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2008
  Re-elected to four-year term beginning December 2012
     
  President, 1999, 2005, 2012; Vice President, 1998, 2004, 2011; Secretary, 1997, 2010
Board representative to Fullerton Museum Association, District Audit Committee, Fullerton College Student Health Advisory Committee, and the District Investment Committee
     
  Trustee, Dixson Family Trust, 1987-present
Director, YWCA Youth Employment Service, 1982-2001
     
  University of Redlands, 1955-57
Fullerton College, A.A. Business Management, 1982
     
  Council member (Two terms as mayor), City of Fullerton, 1982-1994
League of Women Voters, Member, Past President
YWCA of North Orange County, Past President
Fullerton Beautiful, Past President
Fullerton Human Relations Commission, Past Chairman
Orange County Housing Authority Advisory Committee, Past Chairman
Fullerton Arbor Day Committee, Past Chairman
Tri-City Park Authority, Past Chairman
Fullerton College Foundation, 1989-2009
Fullerton College Health Advisory Committee, Member
Friends of Fullerton Arboretum, Member, former Board Member
Fullerton Beautiful, Board Member
Interfaith Housing Development Corporation, Board Member
Fullerton Arboretum Commission, Past Member
California Elected Women for Education & Research, 1982-1994
     
 

Fullerton Arboretum Golden Oak Award, 2012

Leon Owens Foundation, Outstanding Civic Service, 2010

American Women's Business Association, Woman of the Year, 1989
Fullerton Elks Lodge, Citizen of the Year, 1989
YWCA Silver Medallion, Public Affairs, 1989
Fullerton College Woman of Distinction, 1982
Fullerton Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year, 1977

     
  Children: Patricia, 1957; David, 1959; Cynthia, 1961
Resident of Fullerton

Back to Top Donna Miller
Elected to two-year term beginning December 1996
Re-elected to four-year term in December 1998
Re-elected to four-year term in December 2002
Re-elected to four-year term in December 2006
  Re-elected to four-year term in December 2010
 

President, 2001, 2006, 2013; Vice President, 2000, 2005, 2012; Secretary, 1999, 2004, 2011
Board representative to the Community College Foundation of North Orange County

Former Board representative to the Cypress College Foundation

Former Board representative to the Orange County Legislative Task Force

Professor, Speech Communication, Cerritos College (retired)
Former Instructional Dean, Liberal Arts, Cerritos College
Interim Vice-President of Academic Affairs, Cerritos College
Interim Executive Dean of Community, Industry and Technology Education, Cerritos
  College
Former Director of Speech and Debate team, Cerritos College

Committees and Responsibilities:
Former Chair, Department of Speech Communication
Twice, Chair, Accreditation Steering Committee
Cerritos College Faculty Senator
President, Cerritos College Faculty Association
AB1725, Faculty Services Area Committee
Academic Excellence Awards Committee

University of Southern California, M.A., Speech Communication, 1972
California State University, Northridge, B.A. Speech Communication, 1971
Post graduate work in Intercultural Communication, Business /Management
  Communication, and Cooperative Learning teaching strategies
Trustee, Buena Park Library District
National Communication Association (Former member)
California Speech Communication Association (Former member)
Former President, National Community College Forensics (Speech and Debate)
  Association
Twice directed the National Community College Forensics Tournament
Directed the California Community Colleges Forensics Tournament
Outstanding Faculty Award, Cerritos College, 1993 and 2010
Outstanding Faculty Senator
Presenter, Community College League of California Trustee Conference, 2005-2010
Asilomar Women's Leadership Program
Distinguished Service Award, National Community College Forensics Association
Buena Park Rotary Club Citizen of the Year, 2007
Donna is married and has one daughter.
Resident of Buena Park

Back to Top Don Lundy
 


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