Governance Planning


West Hills College Coalinga's Participatory Governance and Integrated Planning Manual documents the college's decision-making processes and governance structure which emphasizes the contributions students, faculty, staff, and administrators make towards the institution's fulfillment of its mission, vision, and goals. West Hills College Coalinga supports the philosophy that the inclusion of differing perspectives in decision-making and leadership are essential for effective institutional planning and continuous quality improvement.

Academic Senate
 Represents the body of West Hills Community College District and ensures faculty have the primary responsibility over academic and professional matters. »Visit page

Jeff Wanderer Biology Instructor (559) 934-2606 

Councils & Committees

Budget Committee

The Budget Resources Committee will develop a list of budget priorities from the Program Review schedule and make recommendations to the College Planning Council for their approval. »Visit page

Robert Pimentel Associate Dean of Educational Services (559) 934-2793

College Planning Council

The College Planning Council will engage in thoughtful and equitable decision-making for the appropriate use of its resources and planning efforts as they relate to support our diverse student, college and community population. »Visit page

Lorna Davis Administrative Assistant 559-934-2203

Infrastructure and Safety Committee

The Infrastructure Committee supports the college mission by providing and maintaining the appearance, accessibility, safety, technology, and cleanliness of current and future facilities which contributes to an inviting, engaging, and competitive educational environment. »Visit page

Shaun Bailey Director of Maintenance & Operations and Auxiliary Services 559-934-2205

Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation Council

This council supports the college mission by creating a college-wide environment that promotes continual quality improvement, student access and success. The council develops, monitors, reviews, evaluates, and revises college accreditation activities in accordance with the college’s mission, vision, and goals. »Visit page

Andrea Pulido Senior Secretary 559-934-2223

Outcomes Committee

Ensures outcome statements align with the college mission priorities in satisfying the diverse educational needs of students in transfer, career/technical, and basic skills programs and courses, as well as support services, provide instruction and services under an assessment framework that leads to student success. »Visit page

Arkady Hanjiev Math Instructor 559-934-2627

Program Review Committee

Reviews all instructional and non-instructional program reviews in order to support a college-wide engagement in thoughtful and equitable decision-making for the appropriate use of its resources as it relates to our diverse student, college and community population. »Visit page

Mark Gritton Associate Dean of Student Services 559-934-2455