Workforce and Economic Development

Department Supervisor

Trudy Gerald

Trudy Gerald, Ed.D.
Vice Chancellor, Workforce and Economic Development

Department Assistant

Becky Beed, Administrative Assistant
(661) 336-5108

Contact Information

Location: District Office

Phone: (661) 336-5108



Department Directory

Name Position Email Phone
Trudy Gerald Vice Chancellor, Workforce & Economic Development (661) 336-5012
Amani Crosshabeyeh Director, Workforce Development Programs (661) 336-5127
Bobby Becka Director, Grants & Resource Development (661) 395-4102
Bonita Steele Director, Programs and Program Development (661) 336-5046
Devin Daugherty Training Manager (661) 212-0444

21st Century Energy Center

Name Position Email Phone
David Teasdale Executive Director, Economic and Workforce Dev. Programs (661) 336-5011
Ashlie Lopez Workforce Preparation Assistant (661) 336-5052
Betsy Lopez Workforce Preparation Assistant (661) 336-5015

California Compliance School

Name Position Email Phone
Richard Casagrande Director, California Compliance School (661) 336-5014

Central Mother Lode Regional Consortium

Name Position Email Phone
Jessica Grimes Interim Associate Vice Chancellor, Career Education & Workforce Development (661) 336-5096
Maira Nuñez Department Assistant III (661) 336-5059
Adia Smith Regional Director, South Sub-Region  
Beatrice Licon Budget Analyst (661) 336-5170
Gary Potter Regional Director, Employer Engagement Central Sub-Region  
Jessica De La Garza Accounting Coordinator (661) 395-4120
Octavio Patiño Director, K14 Technical Assistance Provider (661) 336-5056
Rebecca Murillo Program Director, Strong Workforce (661) 395-4105

Kern Adult Education Consortium

Name Position Email Phone
Thatcher Weldon Director, Adult Education Block Grant (661) 336-5039
Tiarra McCormick Department Assistant III (661) 336-5092