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Board of Trustees

Vision Statement

Napa Valley College sets the standard as a recognized leader in excellent and affordable higher education, career development and life-long learning for residents of Napa County and beyond, providing educational experiences in support of student success.

By state law, the Napa Valley Community College district is under the control of a Board of Trustees composed of seven community members. Elected from within established areas of the district, trustees serve four-year terms.  Students are represented by a student trustee, who is selected in an annual election. The Board meets once a month, and agendas are posted in accordance with open meeting law.

Meetings will be conducted electronically pursuant to Government Code section 54953(e)(1)(A) and the Memorandum from Napa County Executive Officer Minh C. Tran and Public Health Officer Karen Relucio, M.D., dated September 27, 2021, regarding Recommendation for Continued Remote Attendance at Brown Act meetings. Board members will participate virtually via web conference, as scheduled. Voting at these meetings shall be by roll call.

Meetings are accessible to members of the public via Zoom, and public comment will be allowed at appropriate times during the meeting, which are announced by the Board President. Link to meetings: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91917840829.  (Webinar ID: 919 1784 0829).

Additionally, you may submit your comments electronically by emailing kkittel@napavalley.edu with the subject line: PUBLIC COMMENT. Submissions by email must be received by noon of the day of the meeting. Emailed comments will be shared with the board members and posted to the agenda. They will not be read aloud unless that is specifically requested.

Board Goals 2022-2023

  1. Provide direction, support, and resources to Dr. Powell to ensure a successful first year.
  2. Honor our diversity and promote equity, inclusion and accessibility.
  3. Ensure financial stability and long-term fiscal health of college.
  4. Ensure student housing project is ready for occupancy by fall semester 2024.
  5. Improve operational effectiveness
Jennifer Baker
District 1
jennifer.baker@napavalley.edu 
Jeff Dodd, President
District 2
jeff.dodd@napavalley.edu 
Jason Kishineff
District 3
jason.kishineff@napavalley.edu 
Kyle Iverson, Vice President
District 4
kiverson@napavalley.edu 
Jeni Olsen
District 5
jolsen@napavalley.edu 
Ines De Luna
District 6
ines.deluna@napavalley.edu 
Rafael Rios
District 7
rrios@napavalley.edu 
Jorge A. Alejandre-Martinez
Student Trustee
st.asnvc@napavalley.edu