Welcome to the BCS Division

Announcements

COMS-100 is scheduled to be archived Fall 2014. CISA-101 will replace COMS-100 in the A.S. Business with Computer Studies Concentration. If you have any questions, contact the Computer Studies Program Coordinator, Rob Miller.

CISA-101 Computer Information Systems:  Examination of information systems and their role in business. Focus on information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce, ethics and security, computer systems hardware and software components. Application of these concepts and methods through hands-on projects developing computer-based solutions to business problems. A strong focus on terminology as it relates to Computer Information Systems.

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Welcome to the Napa Valley College Business and Computer Studies Division.  Whether you are embarking on a new career path, upgrading skills, or continuing a previously started educational journey, I believe you will find your experience in the Business and Computer Studies Division a rewarding one.  Our dedicated faculty and staff are here to assist you in attaining your educational goals and will endeavor to make your college experience truly enjoyable.

The Business and Computer Studies Division offers a variety of courses ranging from accounting to general business to computer training in applications, programming and networking, to the latest in office technology.  By taking courses to fulfill an Associate of Arts degree or Associate of Science degree and/or a certificate, your classroom experience will translate to rewarding career opportunities.

The following pages were carefully designed and assembled to aid you in preparing for this exciting educational journey.  Our college has a catalog and semester schedule of courses to fully inform you of the variety of classes we offer.  Your decision to take Business and Computer Studies classes is a timely one with the many career opportunities that have recently opened up and continue to develop in the business and technology world.

I invite you to get involved in the college life, take your classes seriously and seek any desired guidance from instructors, counselors and/or our tutoring center, as you move forward toward a rewarding career.  The knowledge and skills you obtain from your education will pay off in countless ways. 

Seize this challenge as an opportunity for success!

Napa Valley College career technical education programs are open and available to all students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Admission requirements for Napa Valley College career technical education programs are described in the current Napa Valley College catalog. The Napa Valley College Title IX officer is Laura Ecklin (Phone: 707-256-7105, Room 1544B). The Section 504 compliance officer is Rebecca Scott (Phone: 707-256-7438, Room 1735-C).  

Dean of Career Technical Education (Business & Computer Studies)

Greg Miraglia
gmiraglia@napavalley.edu
(707) 256-7710

Division Secretary
Stacy Hitchcock
shitchcock@napavalley.edu
(707) 256-7703

Instructional Assistant
Valerie Exum
vexum@napavalley.edu
(707) 256-7143
Business Skills Center, and Adjunct Instructor

Full-Time Faculty

Dave Angelovich
dangelovich@napavalley.edu  
(707) 256-7739
Accounting Program Coordinator
Instructor for Accounting

Julie Hall
jhall@napavalley.edu 
(707) 256-7762
Business Administration Program Coordinator
Instructor of Business Skills Center & Business Courses
 

Brad Engeldinger
bengeldinger@napavalley.edu
(707) 256-7753
Hospitality & Tourism Management Project Coordinator 
Instructor of Hospitality Courses

Robert Miller
rmiller@napavalley.edu
(707) 256-7755
Computer Studies Program Coordinator 
Instructor of Computer Studies

Debra Saunders
dsaunders@napavalley.edu 
(707) 256-7142
Office Administration Program Coordinator
Instructor of Business Skills Center & Business Courses



Adjunct Faculty

Marc Anderson-BUSI
manderson@napavalley.edu

Scott Butler-ACCT
sbutler@napavalley.edu

Robert Derbin-BUSI
rderbin@napavalley.edu

Valerie Exum-BUSI/CISA
vexum@napavalley.edu

Fayez El Giheny-ACCT
felgiheny@napavalley.edu

Harvey Gullickson-BUSI
hgullickson@napavalley.edu

Charles Gravett-BUSI
cgravett@napavalley.edu

Peter Holland-CISA/COMS
pholland@napavalley.edu

Zenia Laxa-COMS/CISA/CISN
zlaxa@napavalley.edu

Janice Klemz-CISA/COMS
jklemz@napavalley.edu

LaDawn Meade-CISA/CISN/COMS
lmeade@napavalley.edu

Charles Monahan-BUSI/HOSP
cmonahan@napavalley.edu

Suzanne Murphy-CISA
smurphy@napavalley.edu

Heather Piazza-BUSI
hpiazza@napavalley.edu

Beth Pratt-BUSI/HOSP
epratt@napavalley.edu

Rafael Rey-ACCT
rrey@napavalley.edu

LaVonne Slaton-BUSI/CISA/CISN
lslaton@napavalley.edu

William Wrenn-CISA/CISN/COMS
wwrenn@napavalley.edu