At H.O. we congratulate new leaders that have embarked on the challenging but very rewarding journey of education leadership.
Northwest Vista College (NVC) has announced that Dr. Amy Bosley will be the new president, starting in mid-July. Dr. Bosley currently serves as vice president for Institutional Planning and Development and as chief of staff at Valencia College, where she also served as vice president of Organizational Development and Human Resources. Prior to that, she held numerous leadership and teaching positions. Dr. Bosley has taught communication courses at Valencia College and at the University of Central Florida. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication and a Master of Arts in Communication from the University of Central Florida, and a Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership, concentration in Higher Education Leadership and Human Resources from Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale.
Santa Barbara Community College District has appointed Dr. Erika Endrijonas as its next Superintendent/President. Dr. Endrijonas, who currently serves as superintendent/president of Pasadena City College, also served as Executive Vice President of Oxnard College. Her community college experience also includes nine years as the Career and Technical Dean at Santa Barbara City College. She previously served as Assistant Dean/Director of the University College at Oglethorpe University in Georgia and as the Learner Services Coordinator at Granite State College in New Hampshire. Dr. Endrijonas holds a bachelor’s degree in history from California State University, Northridge, and master’s and Ph.D. degrees in American and Women’s History from the University of Southern California.
Dr. Martha Garcia has been appointed as the new president of Mt. San Antonio College. Dr. Garcia is currently president/superintendent of College of the Desert, a post she has held since August 2021. Prior to joining College of the Desert, she served as superintendent/president of Imperial Valley College, where she also served as Vice President of Student Services, Acting Vice President of Academic Services, and Special Projects Coordinator. Dr. Garcia holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership from San Diego State University, a master’s degree in Educational Counseling from National University, a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration from San Diego State University, and an associate degree from Imperial Valley College.