Administration and Board


Dean Ladany Nicholas Ladany, PhD
Joi Spencer Joi Spencer, PhD
Associate Dean and Associate Professor
Linda Dews Linda Dews, MS
Assistant Dean
Vlad Bolsakov Headshot Vlad Bolsakov, MBA
Assistant Dean, Finance and Administration

Heather Herrera, PHD
Assistant Dean, Assessment & Accreditation


Kevin Dooley, BA
Director of Development

Advisory Board

Victoria Baron '94 (MA) Licensed Family Therapist and CEO, "Get a Personal Assistant"
Sister Grace Boys Research Consultant, Sisters of Social Service
Sue Ebner '78 '87 (BA, MBA)
Community Liaison
Joan Friedenberg Community Volunteer
John Galvan '97
Director, Office for Schools, Diocese of San Diego
Wendy Gillespie President and CEO, Starhawk Productions
Kirsten Hanson Garcia '07 (PhD)
Co-Founder, Hanson Garcia Innovations
Norm Hapke, Jr.
Board Member, Jacobs Family Foundation and the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
Drew Schlosberg Community and Public Relations Director, San Diego Union Tribune
Ritz Sherman Regional Manager, Apple, Inc.
Peter Sibley  CEO,
Linda P. Spuck  Principal, Linda Spuck Consulting
Laura Stoia '09 (MA) Community Volunteer
John Yochelson President, Building Engineering and Science Talent (BEST)
Tony Young President and Co-Founder, RISE San Diego