Office of Human Resource Services

NOTICE: In the event HR team members are not responsive via phone due to intermittent campus phone outages, please contact for assistance. 

Guided by our District's mission, we are committed to our continual pursuit to empower every individual so they may reach their full potential in support of our campus community.

Employment opportunities

Monday - Friday from 8 am to 5 pm
Services after 4:30 pm available by appointment only. 

Multipurpose Building (MP)
First Floor, Suite MP 100

For all general questions, please email us at .

Meet the Human Resources Team

Name Email Areas of Responsibility
Mercedes Gutierrez, Ed.D.
Vice President of Human Resources/
Assistant Superintendent  Executive Leadership of Human Resources
Kelly Rios, M.A.
Administrative Assistant/
Benefits Coordinator  Executive Support to the VP, Health Benefits

Diversity, Compliance, & Title IX:

Name Email Areas of Responsibility
Erin Miles, J.D.
Director, Compliance, Diversity, & Title IX Coordinator  Diversity, Compliance, Title IX, & COVID-19 Response
Monica Acuna
Staff Development Assistant  Staff Development
Christy Martinez
Human Resources Clerk  Operational Support
Hugh Nguyen
Human Resources Tech I  COVID-19 Exposure Notices, Contact Tracing, and Optimum HQ
Kelly Rios
Investigator, Deputy Title IX Coordinator  Discrimination, Harassment, & Title IX Investigations, Pregnancy Accommodations

Recruitment, Selection, Onboarding, & Risk Management:

Name Email Areas of Responsibility
Nancy Buvinger, M.A.
Director of Human Resources and Risk Management  Recruitment and Selection 
Johanna Avendano
Human Resources Tech II  New Hire Onboarding/Employment Verifications
Joseph Cervantes
Human Resources Tech I  Short-term Hourly Processing
Edith Finney
Human Resources Tech I  Recruitment and Selection

Michael Meadors, M.A.
Human Resources Analyst  Employee Leaves & Accommodations
Jennifer Miller
Human Resources Tech I  Recruitment and Selection
Chante Sims
Human Resources Clerk  Operational Support


Human resources organizational chart