Administrators

James Preston
Interim President

(559) 925-3146
jamespreston@whccd.edu 

James Preston
Vice President of Educational Services

(559) 925-3146
jamespreston@whccd.edu 

Val Garcia
Vice President of Student Services

(559) 925-3331
valgarcia@whccd.edu 

Kurt Sterling
Dean of Educational Services

(559) 925-3738
kurtsterling@whccd.edu 

Kris Costa
Dean of Career and Technical Education (CTE)

(559) 925-3218
kriscosta@whccd.edu 

Elmer Aguilar
Dean of Student Services

(559) 925-3127
elmeraguilar@whccd.edu 

Andrea Picchi
Associate Dean of Athletics

(559) 925-3687
andreapicchi@whccd.edu 

Maria De La Luz Gonzalez
Associate Dean of Categorical Programs

(559) 925-3244
MariadelaluzGonzalez@whccd.edu

Kathleen Schoenecker
Director of Financial Aid

(559) 925-3349
kathleenschoenecker@whccd.edu

Nestor Lomeli
Director of Admissions & Records/Registrar

(559) 925-3135
nestorlomeli@whccd.edu

Kathryn Defede
Director of Nursing

(559) 925-3145
kathryndefede@whccd.edu

Oscar Villarreal
Director of Upward Bound

(559) 925-3347
oscarvillarreal@whccd.edu

Gary Potter
Regional Director of Advanced Manufacturing

(559) 925-3458
garypotter@whccd.edu 

Joshua Allen
Director of Maintenance & Operations and Auxiliary Services

(559) 925-3253
joshuaallen3@whccd.edu