Management Professional Development Committee


The Management Professional Development Committee (MPDC) serves as an operational committee guided by the Management Steering Team in the development of professional learning activities related to management.


1. To recommend to Professional Development Council (PDC) professional learning goals and objectives for management development in alignment with Management Steering and College goals. 
2. To advise on all matters related to management professional learning. 
3. To review and approve tuition and 529 reimbursement requests for management. 
4. To develop and facilitate management focused professional development, including the annual retreat, new manager onboarding, and management monthly professional development meetings. 


All members are selected by the Management Steering Team. Each member, unless otherwise noted, will serve a 2-year term that follows the academic calendar. The Chair of the Committee will be elected by the Committee. In the case when there is no volunteer from the specific areas, the position will not go vacant but may be filled with someone from a different area. 

  Position Represented Name Term
1. Director, POD Lisa Rodriguez Ongoing
2. Chair, Management Steering Team   invited Ongoing
3. Administrative Services Manager Chris Rodriguez 2023-25
4. At-large Manager Katie Datko 2023-25
5. Human Resources Tika Dave-Harris 2022-24
6. Instructional Manager Kristina Alvarado 2022-24
7. President's Office Manager Uyen Mai (Chair*) 2023-25
8. School of Continuing Education Jody Fernando 2023-25
9. Student Services Manager Maria Macedo 2022-24

*Chair of MPDC sits on Management Steering Team. When elected Chair, committee member's term resets to 2 years.

Meeting Schedule 

Meetings are held every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, excluding the second week of January, in the Marketing Meeting Room (Building 4-Room 2425). 

NOTE: Purpose and Function reviewed and approved June 15, 2022