Board of Trustees


Deborah J. Ikeda – Chair

State Center Community College District Trustee Area 6 and Board Vice President
President Emeritus, Clovis Community College
Board of Trustees, Saint Agnes Hospital

Kristen Barnes

Kristen Watson, EdD – Vice Chair

President and CEO, Kern Community Foundation

Susan Abundis

Susan Abundis – Secretary

(Retired) SVP and Division Credit Manager, Bank of the West Agribusiness Division


Khaja Ahmed, RPh, MS, MBA

Director, Pharmacy Services – SJMC
Dignity Health Systems


Darius Assemi

President, Granville Homes


Farid Assemi

Principal, Assemi Group

Farshid Assemi

Farshid Assemi

President, Central Distributing

Alissa Craft

Alissa Craft, DO, MBA

Principal, Alissa Craft, Medical Education & Accreditation Consultant


Gerald V. Lyles

Vice President, Lyles Diversified

John McGregor

John McGregor, Esq.

Partner, Sullivan, McGregor & Doerr, LLP


Lindsay Pimentel, OTR/L CHT, CWCE, CEAS II

Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist;
CEO of Hand to Shoulder Rehab, Inc.

Christopher M. Roggenstein

Christopher M. Roggenstein

President and CEO, Forward Advantage Inc.

Bill Smittcamp

Bill Smittcamp

President and CEO of Wawona Frozen Foods

Dr. John Welty - Chair

John Welty, EdD

President Emeritus, California State University, Fresno

Lynnette Zelezny

Lynnette Zelezny, PhD

President of California State University, Bakersfield