The Bay Region is comprised of 28 Community Colleges in Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Contra Costa, Alameda, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties. Bay Area Community College Consortium (BACCC)  works closely with an extended team of resources to support regional career education initiatives including the Regional Directors, Employer Engagement, K14 Technical Assistance Providers (TAP) and the Guided Pathway Coordinators. Information regarding regional, sector and statewide Career Education resources are located on the California Community College Chancellor's Office website under Workforce and Economic Development/Career Education including a contact information web page.

Sector Profiles

Regional Directors (formerly Deputy Sector Navigators) have, over the last few years, taken large, complex sectors and distilled down for colleges, the most important opportunities (unmet demand) that colleges might consider investing their 60% Local and/or 40% Regional Shares in. 

Follow the links below to gain a better understanding of the investment opportunities in each sector and reach out to Regional Directors as needed for more information:


Fred Sconberg
Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies
P: 916.759.9627
Host: Santa Rosa Junior College

Carlos Santamaria
Energy, Construction & Utilities (ECU)
P: 650.642.4516 or 707.492.3103
Host: College of San Mateo

Richard Grotegut
Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) / Digital Media (DM)
P: 925.354.8785
Host: Diablo Valley College

Audrey Le Baudour
Retail, Hospitality & Tourism
P: 707.292.5754
Host: Santa Rosa Junior College

Regional Directors

Xavier Nazario
Business & Entrepreneurship
P: 707.596.3622
Host: Santa Rosa Junior College

Nanette Solvason
P: 650.440.2890
Host: De Anza College

Pamela Gutman
Advanced Transportation & Logistics
P: 925.872.9356
Host: City College of San Francisco

K-14 Technical 
Assistance Providers

Sharon Turner, EdD, MPH
P: (408) 745-8065 or (415) 786-0705
Host: Foothill College

North & East Bay

2019 Bay Area Regional Director, Employer Engagement Directory
2019 DSN Directory

Micah Merrick
Business & Entrepreneurship
P: 267.481.2246
Host: Chabot College

Josie Sette
Lifesciences / Biotechnology
P: 510.742.3159
Host: Ohlone College

Mark Martin
Advanced Manufacturing
P: 650.248.7728
Host: Laney College

Guided Pathway 

North Bay

Krista Johns, JD
P: (925) 271-9280

Peninsula / South Bay

East Bay
Katherine Bergman
P: (510) 685-5360



Global Trade - 1 vacancy
Health - 2 vacancies
ICT / DM - 1 vacancy