Student Success Team


Mission Statement

The Student Success Team focuses the campus community on student success by cultivating best practices, encouraging innovations in teaching and learning, and establishing clear and effective student pathways.

Download the Student Success Team Funding Proposal (20K)

2015-2016 Goals

1. Coordinate with campus-wide stakeholders to implement federal, state, and local student success initiative recommendations and mandates.

2. Promote successful execution of the three-year institutional benchmarking plan, as outlined in the March 2015 WVC Accreditation Follow-Up Report, Recommendation #2.

3. Reduce the achievement gap by furthering an ongoing cycle of conversation, planning, action, and evaluation in alignment with the 2015 WVC Student Equity Plan goals.

4. Drive efforts to strengthen existing tutorial and learning services while continuing development of plans for a new, comprehensive and vibrant learning and success center.

Spring 2016 Meetings
Student Success Core Team
1st & 3rd Thursdays, 2:30-4:00 PM 
Global Citizenship Room
Student Success Work Team
meetings suspended for spring 2016
Student Success Core Team Members
Herlisa Hamp—Director of Student Equity and Success
Kuni Hay—VP Instruction
Victoria Hindes—VP Student Services
Stephanie Kashima—Dean of Instruction and Student Success
Matais Pouncil—Dean of Student Services
Whitney Clay—Faculty Student Success Coordinator, Reading
Gretchen Ehlers—Math
Cheryl Miller—DESP
Carol Pavan—Counseling
Melissa Salcido—Counseling
Student Success Work Team Members
Mae Conroy—Career Ed/Workforce Development, Director Off Campus and Special Programs
Sean Pepin—Director of Student Development
Susie Tong—Counseling/Career Advisor
Jose Bautista—Psychology
Alyson Butcher—Math
Michelle Francis—Reading
Maryanne Mills—Library
Rebecca Wong—Math
Michelle Zajac—Communication Studies
Student Success Core Team members 
The Student Success Work Team includes all Student Success Core Team members (above). 
last published: 12/11/18