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Financial Resource Committee

What is the Financial Resource Committee? 

The Financial Resource Committee (FRC) is responsible for the financial oversight, planning and public stewardship of Estrella Mountain Community College resources. FRC engages in strategic conversations, priority-setting and decision-making through a shared governance process to establish a transparent data-informed budget planning process. 

FRC Membership


Dr. Heather Weber, Vice President of Administrative Services (Votes only to break tie(s) – process improvement only)
Dr. Levi Torrison, Chemistry Faculty – Voting Learning Faculty

Voting Members



Learning, Exempt

Tim Butterfield

Learning, Faculty

Dwain Desbien

Learning, Faculty

Steve Peist

Learning, Non-Exempt

Chris Wacasar

Learning, Exempt

Sylvia Orr

Learning, Non-Exempt

Darryl Ferra



Student Assessment Committee


SAC Coordinator, Faculty

Catherine A. Cochran



Student Affairs


Student Affairs, Exempt

Ralph Campbell

Student Affairs, Exempt

Rosanna Short



Administrative Services


Admin Services, Exempt

Chad Galligan


Non-Voting Members


Admin Services

Maggie Castillo

Admin Services

Jim Mitter

Admin Services

Leda Johnson

President’s Office

Rene Willekens