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Strategic Enrollment Management

What is the Strategic Enrollment Management Team? 

SEM takes a systemic approach to optimizing enrollment, and retention in support of completion through five key planning areas: Outreach and Recruitment, Community and Workforce Needs, Maximizing Resources and Technology, Sustainable Growth, and Retention and Engagement. This includes:

  • Predicting and sustaining enrollment taking into account economic and environmental trends
  • Ensuring the effective stewardship of public resources
  • Aligning enrollment strategies with Guided Pathways

SEM Membership 

  • Pattie Cardenas-Adame, Ph.D. - Vice President, Student Affairs - Co-Chair
  • Kathleen Iudicello, Ph.D. - Interim Vice President, Academic Affairs - Co-Chair
  • John Snelling - Associate Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness
  • Laura Dulgar - Dean, Student Affairs - Enrollment
  • Kristina Bliss, Ed.D - Interim Dean, Student Affairs - Retention
  • Paula Livingston - Dean, CTE & Industry Partnerships
  • Catrina Kranich - Student Affairs Director - Outreach & Early College
  • Isaac Torres - Student Affairs Director (interim) - Career and Educational Planning
  • Rosanna Short - Student Services Director - Financial Aid
  • Leda Johnson - Fiscal Director
  • Trineka Greer - Marketing Manager
  • Landis Elliott - Workforce Development Manager
  • Nadine Sellers - Instructional Services Supervisor
  • Kelly Loucy - Arts and Composition Division Chair/English Faculty
  • Shannon Manuelito, Ed.D. - Biology Faculty
  • Kortney Song - Business Faculty
  • Shannon Sweat - Arts and Composition Adjunct Faculty


  • Kishia Brock, Ph.D. -  Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs (District Liaison)
  • Kevin Bilder - District Director, Enrollment Services (District Liaison)
  • Minerva Pargas, Ph.D. - Executive Special Assistant - Office of the President
  • Sharon Lind - Program Coordinator - Vice President of Student Affairs Office

Meeting Times (virtual):

September 2021 - May 2022
First Wednesday of the month
12:00pm – 1:30pm