Vice President of Instruction: Dr. Denise Richardson Staff Assistant to the VPI: Tachetta Henry

Division Structure 2021-2022

Division I
Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Dean: Dr. Chriss Foster: D217, (510) 436-2609
Staff Assistant: Denise Woodward, D216, (510) 436-2425

Dept. Tri- Chairs: Monica Ambalal Dr. Hilary Altman,, Sheila Metcalf- Tobin,


Dept. Chair: Inga Marciulionis,, F205, (510) 434-3849


Dept. Co-Chairs: Evan Nichols, & Todd Johnson, F212, (510) 436-2657


Ethnic Studies
Dept. Chair: Jason Seals,, A203, (510) 434-3935


Merritt College @ Fruitvale
Coordinator/Outreach: Brenda Mora, (510) 536-1830 2325 E.12th Street, Oakland, CA 94601


Human Development
Dept. Chair: Michelle St. Germaine,


Learning Resources
Director: Mitra Mofidi,


Dept. Co- Chairs: Nghiem Thai, (510) 436-2461
Adoria R. Williams,, (510) 619-8789 (Google Voice)


Social Sciences
Dept. Chair: Anthony Powell,, P-308 (510)434-3923


Dean: Dr. Lisa Webb,
Dept. Co- Chairs: Derrick Ross, and Jose Salceda, (510) 434-3972


Division II
Math, Science, and Technology

Dean: Jason Holloway: S441, (510) 436-2426
Staff Assistant: Sinead Anderson, S438, (510) 436-2409

Biology & Chemistry
Dept. Chair: Dr. Arja McCray,


Landscape Horticulture
Dept. Co-Chairs: Chris Grampp, H107, (510) 436-2593
Laura Forlin,
Staff Assistant: VACANT


Mathematics & Physical Sciences
Dept. Chairs: Sun Young Ban, & Rebecca Uhlman, S-320, (510) 436-2748


Business & Real Estate
Dept. Chair: Fereshteh Mofidi, (925) 247-4240


Beverly Brooks,

Division III
Allied Health and Public Safety
Dean: Marie Amboy, S440, (510) 436-2515,
Staff Assistant: Nancy Moreno, (510) 436- 2513,
Acting Dean of Allied Health and Public Safety: Nghiem Thai, (510) 436-2515,


Legal Administration
Dept. Chairs:  Mildred Oliver, and Linnea Willis, (510) 434-3936


EMT/Fire Science (FISCI)(213300-350, EMT-125000)
Program Director: Demond Simmons,


Office of Instruction
Vice President of Instruction: Dr. Denise Richardson
Staff Assistant to the VPI: Tachetta Henry


Student Services
Vice President: Dr. Lilia Chavez
Staff Assistant: Vacant
Location: R-113E
Phone: (510) 436-2478
Dean of Enrollment, Ree’shema Thornton R-113G,
(510) 436-2585
Director/Student Activities & Campus Life: Doris Hankins
R-124, (510) 434-3982



Revised 3-14-2023 (Kay)