League Staff

The Community College League of California is made up of a small, but mighty team that is dedicated to serving our members – California's 73 community college districts. If you have any questions about the League, do not hesitate to contact someone from our team. 

League Office
2017 O Street, Sacramento CA 95811-5211
Phone: (916) 444-8641
Fax: (916) 444-2954
Email: cclc@ccleague.org
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Association Operations

Larry Galizio
President and CEO
(916) 245-5032
Lisa Mealoy
Chief Operating Officer
(916) 245-5027
Agnes Lupa
Senior Executive Assistant
(916) 245-5038

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Agnes Lupa

Agnes joined the League in November of 2016 and brings a strong desire to work on behalf of community colleges where service is central to the mission of the work. She currently serves as the League's Senior Executive Assistant. In this role she supports the League’s CEO, the two policy boards, California Community College Trustees (CCCT) Board, the Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges (CEOCCC) Board, and the League’s operational board, the League Board of Directors. She previously worked at the Santa Monica College (SMC) Foundation as their Operations & Project Manager. Agnes is a native of Poland and a UC Davis alumnus.

Fiscal Services

Sarah Kiesling
Chief Financial Officer
(916) 245-5031
Deborah Adkins
Accounting/Facilities Specialist
(916) 245-5028

Education Services and Leadership Development

Carmen Sandoval
Director, Education Services & Leadership Development
(916) 245-5034
Sylvia Harris
Leadership Development Associate
(916) 245-5041

District Services

Jane Wright
Director, Policy & Procedure Services

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Jane Wright

Dr. Jane B. Wright is the Director, Policy and Procedure Services for the Community College League of California (League).  She manages the California Policy & Procedure Subscription Service, the Federally-Compliant Policy Program with policy/procedure sample documents applicable to community colleges in the other 49 states, and the Annual Executive Assistants Workshop (EAW).  She has been a full-time employee of the League since January 2019 and coordinated the Policy & Procedure Service as a consultant for the League from 2004 - 2018.  She has presented sessions at the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) national conferences in 2019 and 2021 and conducted numerous workshops at California and Oregon community college conferences.

Dr. Wright has also worked individually with 30 community college districts (including ten multi-college districts and 20 single college districts) on updating/revising their board policies and administrative procedures for legal compliance and to prepare for accreditation visits.

She graduated from Oregon State University’s Community College Leadership doctoral program in 2002.  Her dissertation titled “Baldrige Educational Quality Criteria as Another Model for Accreditation in American Community Colleges” used both qualitative and quantitative measures and included a nationwide sample of 202 community college leaders who were currently using quality principles and processes on their campuses.  A total of 34 community colleges from 15 states were included in her doctoral dissertation study.

In addition, Dr. Wright holds a Master’s of Science Degree in School Counseling (with an emphasis on Community College Counseling) from the University of La Verne, a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Psychology with special emphasis in Business Management from the University of California at Irvine (U.C.I.), and completed graduate level coursework in the Teacher Education Program at California State Polytechnic University, (Cal Poly) Pomona.  She also took summer term courses at Mt. San Antonio Community College (Mt. SAC).  Thus, she completed coursework at all four segments of higher education in California as well as an out-of-state university.

Dr. Wright also served as an affiliate faculty member for Oregon State University’s College of Education from July 2010 – December 2014.  In this capacity, she served as a faculty member on doctoral dissertation committees for student candidates.

From 1987 to 2003, Dr. Wright held several managerial leadership positions at Mt. SAC including Accreditation Liaison Officer, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, and Director of School and College Relations.  Her areas of responsibility included:  accreditation, marketing, media relations, special event planning, disaster/emergency preparedness, and quality improvement.  She also served on five accreditation visiting teams.

Amy Beadle
Director, Library Resources Consortium
Caroline Sinay Gudiel
Library Consortium Program Manager

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Caroline Sinay Gudiel

Caroline Sinay Gudiel joined the League as the Library Consortium Program Manager in 2021. Caroline serves as the program lead for the Library Platform Services Program, which was brought under the Library Consortium in 2020. With over 17 years of work experience in a collegiate library, she has a Master of Library and Information Science Degree from San José State University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a focus in International Business and Management. 

Marissa Jackson
Consortium Account Specialist

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Marissa Jackson

Marissa Jackson currently serves as the League's Consortium Account Specialist. In this role, she is the bridge between the library consortium software tool and the fiscal services department – communicating when two non-integrated software platforms cannot. In addition, she provides support to the web presence and procurement process of the Library Consortium. Marissa has extensive work experience in research and data management within the CCC system. She most recently worked as a Program Coordinator for the California Virtual Campus Online Education Initiative.

Government Relations

Andrew Martinez
Director, Government Relations
(916) 245-5042
Ryan McElhinney
Policy & Advocacy Manager
(916) 245-5039
Rina Kasim
Member Resources Associate
(916) 245-5029
Nune Garipian
Legislative Advocate

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Nune Garipian

Nune Garipian joined the League's Government Relations team as the Legislative Advocate in 2021. She attended Pasadena City College, where she served as a student trustee and was admitted into Yale University as one of four community college transfer students. Nune earned her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Yale and was previously a field representative for her local assemblymember as well as worked on various political campaigns. Prior to joining the League, Nune served as a Senate Fellow for the Office of Senator Scott Wiener.

Marketing and Communications

Laura Murrell
Director, Communications
(916) 245-5030
Rosalinda Boyette
Communications Coordinator

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Rosalinda Boyette

Rosalinda Boyette joined the League in 2021 as the Communications Coordinator. She is currently a graduate student finishing her degree in Communication at the University of the Pacific (UOP). Rosalinda has both work experience and an educational background in graphic design, marketing, and communications. She most recently worked at UOP in the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), serving as a collaborative thought leader alongside faculty and leadership to develop digital and print materials to promote workshops, trainings, and programs on all three campuses. 

Meetings and Events

Jimmy Madrigal
Manager, Meetings & Events
(916) 245-5035
Sadie Brown
Registration and Database Coordinator
(916) 245-5033

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