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Randy Grissom, President
Randy W. Grissom was named president of Santa Fe Community College by the Governing Board on Sept. 16, 2014. Joining SFCC in its inaugural year of 1983, Randy Grissom taught classes in the Business and Occupations Division. Soon thereafter, he wrote the successful proposal to create the New Mexico Small Business Development Center, which continues to be headquartered on the college campus today.
Grissom left SFCC in 1994 to work in management positions in private industry, but returned to the college in 2003 for a year-long appointment as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Administrative Services. Following his time in that post, Grissom worked as a consultant to various colleges, then relocated to Hawaii, where was Vice President of Finance for the agricultural division of the Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc.
In 2008, Grissom once again returned to his roots at SFCC campus, this time to start green technology and workforce programs as Dean of Economic and Workforce Development/Director of the Sustainable Technologies Center. In that position, he spearheaded the creation of the college’s biofuels program, solar technology curriculum, green building, and algae production courses.
In 2013, Grissom was named Vice President for Academic Affairs. He was appointed Interim President on January 28, 2014, for a term of 18 months. His academic background includes bachelor and master’s degrees in Business from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
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Deborah Boldt, Director of Development/Executive Director, Santa Fe Community College Foundation
As an experienced development professional, Ms. Boldt has worked in both grant seeking and grant making for more than 20 years, seven of those in New Mexico. She served as a program officer for the Con Alma Health Foundation and for the Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation. She has also worked in international development in Brazil, Argentina and India.
Ms. Boldt holds a Master of Planning and Administration degree from Antioch University and has several research and policy publications to her credit, including a report published by the Con Alma Health Foundation in 2006: Closing the Health Disparity Gap in New Mexico: A Roadmap for Grantmaking.
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Rebecca Estrada-Anderson, Executive Director of the Higher Education Center and Academic Partnerships
Rebecca joined SFCC in 2005 as a Community Outreach Specialist. She became head of recruitment in 2006 and soon after also directed the college’s Dual Credit Programs.
Since joining SFCC, Rebecca has distinguished herself as a leader both on campus and in the community. Most recently she led a partnership with the Santa Fe Public Schools to help design and implement secondary school reforms, including the creation of Santa Fe Public Schools Early College program to increase dual credit enrollment.
A native New Mexican, Rebecca holds a master’s degree in English Literature from the University of Colorado-Boulder and a bachelor’s degree in English and Womens Studies from New Mexico State University.
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Carmen L. Gonzales, Ph.D. , Vice President for Student Success
A native of Santa Fe, Dr. Gonzales began her career at New Mexico State University in 1995 as an assistant professor in the College of Education, advancing to the rank of associate professor in 2001. Dr. Gonzales also served as Project Director for the university’s Regional Educational Technology Assistance (RETA) Program and as Vice Provost/Dean for the College of Extended Learning. In 2006, she was appointed Vice President for Student Success.
More recently Dr. Gonzales was an analyst for the New Mexico State Senate’s Education Committee. She retired from NMSU in 2011, and has been a consultant to various organizations since then. She holds a bachelor’s degree in University Studies, a master’s degree in Special Education, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction in Multicultural Teacher Education, all from the University of New Mexico.
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Daniel Gutierrez, Executive Director of Human Resources
Daniel D. Gutierrez, Executive Director of Human Resources has more than 28 years of professional human resources experience, with over half of his career in higher education. Prior to joining SFCC in 2015, he was Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs and Human Resources at the University of Texas-Pan American. He previously served as Executive Director of Human Resources and Professional Development at Richland College, in the Dallas County Community College District.
Gutierrez holds certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Human Resource Certification Institute as well as a SHRM Senior Certified Professional by the Society of Human Resources Management. He is certified in leadership as an Achieve Global Master Trainer and Frontline Leadership Trainer. He earned a human resource management certificate from George Mason University and a human resource professional development program certificate from the University of Dallas Graduate School of Management. He holds associate and bachelor’s degrees from New Mexico State University.
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Henry Mignardot, Executive Director, Plant Operations and Maintenance
Henry Mignardot joined SFCC in 2013. A native of Santa Fe, he holds a BSME degree from New Mexico State University, where he studied electro/mechanical engineering, power plant design and attended the NM Solar Energy Institute. Prior to joining SFCC, Henry worked at the State of New Mexico Higher Education Department, serving as Capital Projects Manager and Interim Institutional Finance Director where he maintained oversight authority for the state’s 32 public colleges and universities, managing finance, capital outlay and building project functions.
Henry is a practiced engineer with more than 25 years’ work experience in private industry, national laboratory, and federal and state governments. He served in technical and managerial capacities while working at Los Alamos National Laboratory achieving several performance awards and a U.S. Henry’s other responsibilities at LANL included managing large complex projects in a classified and secured environment. He has extensive experience working and consulting on facilities and construction management issues in the U.S. and Europe.
As Executive Director of Plant Operations and Maintenance, Henry is responsible for the college’s legislative capital outlay, new construction, plant operations and services, maintenance and security.
Yash Morimoto, Assistant Vice President for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
Prior to joining the college in 2011, he worked at the New Mexico Higher Education Department providing data analysis and legislative policy reviews and where he also contributed to enhancing data sharing across the state’s college and university and K-12 public education systems. He is passionate about using data to inform decision-making and continuous quality improvement. Yash holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of New Mexico and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Earlham College.
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Margaret Peters, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Margaret Peters holds a B.A. in English from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas and an M.A. in English from The Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California. She has been teaching at SFCC since 1996 and has previously taught at Blinn College in Texas and Harvey Mudd College and University of LaVerne in California. In 2001, then-governor Gary Johnson proclaimed December 12 "Margaret A. Peters Day" throughout the state of New Mexico to recognize her contributions as a teacher and adviser. Margaret received a NISOD award in 2011.
Margaret teaches composition courses as well as Literature of the Southwest, The Novel, American Literature I and II, and other literature courses. She hopes to foster a love of literature in each of her students.
Nick Telles, Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Nick Telles became SFCC’s Vice President of Finance in November 2014. His prior position was Finance Director for Valencia County, where he managed a $30 million budget with $55 million in capital assets.
Mr. Telles served as Senior Leadership Analyst/Fiscal Analyst for the Senate Majority Leadership Office for 14 sessions. During his tenure he collaborated with the Legislative Education Study Committee on Adult Basic Education funding, the Dual Credit Textbook Fund and helped develop the Accelerated Learning Master Plan to encourage high school student to enter higher education.
Mr. Telles served as a budget analyst at the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration and has experience with New Mexico and federal finances. He holds an MBA and a BBA with a concentration in Financial Management, both from UNM’s Anderson Graduate School of Management.
Janet Wise, Executive Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Prior to joining SFCC in 2005, Janet Wise served as head of communications for the New Mexico Commission on Higher Education (now Higher Education Department) and was Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Public Relations at the former College of Santa Fe. During her years in the communications field, she has worked as a writer for the Santa Fe New Mexican, public information director for the city of Santa Fe, and Press Secretary to former New Mexico Governor Bruce King.
Janet has won numerous communications awards from CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education), the New Mexico Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and the New Mexico Advertising Federation. She holds a B.A. in English from the College of Santa Fe and earned the APR designation of accreditation from the Public Relations Society of America.
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Camilla Bustamante, Ph.D., Dean of Trades, Technology, Sustainability and Professional Studies and of Business and Education
Dr. Bustamante has over 25 years in education, training and community advancement. She has led and participated in regional and community planning, educational and economic program development and assessment. She has developed and managed budgets for academic, state, and federal agencies to address both normal and off-normal events in the interest of community resilience and sustainability, and served at the operations level for environmental health emergency response during Katrina, the Cerro Grande Fire, and others. She has experience in grant writing, monitoring, management, reporting, and regulatory compliance. Dr. Bustamante is President of the Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area and is on the board of Amigos de los Luceros, the City of Santa Fe’s Quality of Life Board and the national board of the University Economic Development Association.
She previously has served on the Santa Fe County La Bajada Steering Committee, Sustainable Santa Fe Commission, Santa Fe County La Cienega Development Review Board, National Environmental Training Association and Sustainable Communities/ZERI (Zero Emissions Research and Initiatives) New Mexico. She holds multiple degrees from the University of New Mexico: a dual degree Ph.D. in Health Education and a Master of Public Health and an M.A. in Training and Learning Technologies as well as a B.S. in Telecommunication and English from Northern Arizona University.
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Bernadette Jacobs, Dean, School of Arts, Design, and Media Arts & School of Liberal Arts
Dr. Jacobs began working at SFCC in 1992 as a counselor. She has more than 17 years of teaching experience at SFCC and has won multiple teaching awards. She previously served as chair of the Social and Behavioral Science and Humanities Department. She was the child development therapy administrator of SFCC’s Nosotros program during academic year 2004-2005. She also was a consultant and trainer at New Mexico Highlands University in the areas of suicide intervention and prevention, and in communication, stress management, and conflict resolution.
Before moving to Santa Fe, Dr. Jacobs was employed as a counselor at El Camino College and Santa Monica College. She was involved in art-related businesses in southern California where she represented to interior designers and architectural firms the work of artists who created fine art prints. She also worked as a salesperson for galleries that represented contemporary artists who worked in various media. She attended El Camino College in southern California and holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University, Dominguez Hills, a master’s in Counseling and Guidance from Loyola Marymount University, and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. She served as a licensed clinical counselor in New Mexico for over 20 years. Dr. Jacobs is a member of the New Mexico Global Education Consortium.
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Jenny Landen, RN, MSN, FNP-BC - Dean, School of Health, Math and Sciences, School of Fitness Education
Jenny received her BSN at the University of Alaska in 1984. She then received her Master's in Nursing from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1988. She has been a family nurse practitioner for 23 years with most of her experience being in reproductive health. She has experience working with the Indian Health Services and Planned Parenthood.
Jenny has been with SFCC since 2009, as both faculty and Director of Nursing Education. She is a Certified AHA CPR/First Aid Instructor.
- Executive Team
- Marketing & Public Relations
- Office of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness
- VP for Student Success
- VP for Finance
- Office of Informational Technology
- Office of Human Resources
- Plant Operations Management, Safety and Security
- VP for Academic Affairs
- School of Liberal Arts / School of Arts, Design, and Media Arts
- Schools of Health, Math, & Sciences and Fitness Education
- School of Trades, Technology, Sustainability and Professional Studies, and the School of Business & Education
- SFCC Foundation
- HEC and SFCC Academic Partnerships
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