Our Business Advisors

Because we are connected to the world of work

The School of Career Education works closely with our Business Advisory Board that is comprised of Riverside County business and industry. They advise us on our curriculum to make sure that when you complete your journey with us, your skills are relevant and marketable.

Appointed Business/Industry Advisory members support us by:

  • Identifying what skills are needed by employees
  • Reviewing instructional materials for both occupational and academic content
  • Contributing to the design and quality of our courses.
  • Assisting in curriculum review
  • Identifying competency levels and performance standards for their industry
  • Reviewing student outcomes relating to completion, placement and licensure rates
  • Evaluating safety practices and compliances

Meet our Dedicated Business/Industry Advisory Members


  • Ronald Fritz, DDS
  • Norma A. Lantzch, DDS, Premium Smile Care
  • Ines Suarez, DDS, Del Pueblo Dental
  • Stella Suba, RDA, CDA, VA Loma Linda
  • Mark Carpenter, DDS Shadow Hills Dental

Health Care

  • Norman Corlew, DC, Chiropractor, Alessandro Chiropractic
  • Sharon Farrand, RN, Hemet Valley Medical Center
  • Cheryl Fish, Pharmacy Technician, Hemet Valley Medical Center
  • Joan Gaston, Educational Specialist, Kaiser Permanente
  • Danilo Jones, Director of Staff Development, Airforce Village West
  • Dave Milbourne, Flight RN, Mercy Air
  • Karen Petrilla, EMS Specialist, Riverside County EMS
  • Dr. Jocelyn Tarcelo, RPH, Director of Pharmacy, MedExpress Pharmacy
  • Francis Tarcelo, President, MedExpress Pharmacy
  • John Taylor, EMT-P, Symons
  • Jason Turner, EMT-P, AMR Hemet
  • Jorge Martinez, Fountains at the Carlotta
  • Roger Spearman, Cambrian Home Care
  • Rosa Lucas, Eisenhower Urgent Care
  • Andrea Mattoon, VIP Urgent Care
  • Grace Finch, Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Tracy Howard, Riverside County Mental Health
  • Tommy Booth, AMR Hemet
  • Trevor Douville, Riverside County EMS Agency
  • Carla Bolonich, Riverside County Cal Fire
  • Kris Yearly, Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • James Hatter, Advance Outcome Management
  • Mariya Lewis, CVS Pharmacy
  • Kevin Rawls, RPH
  • Sandy Vargas, PHD Pharmacy
  • Complete Phlebotomy Training
  • American Spine and Pain Medical Group

Medical Administration

  • Lucy Flores-Ahumada, Office Supervisor, Riverside County Mental Health
  • Courtney Davis, Office Manager, Ashley Medical Group
  • Theresa Henderson, President, California Certifying Board of Medical Assistants
  • Shiow Laiw, Office Manager, Dr. Bell C. Laiw, M.D.
  • Sandy Soria, Office Manager, Children’s Medical Group
  • Kim Vanderstraeten, Office Manager, Corona Family Care, Inc.
  • April Castillo, Robert Half International
  • Cozette Tripp, Gentiva Hospice
  • Andrea Anderson, Bruce A. Hayton, M.D.
  • Maria R. Gopez, M.D., Inc.
  • BWI Billing Consulting


  • Henry Jackson, Vocational Training International
  • Joe Talley, CEO, Talley Metal Fab
  • Joe Talley III, Project Manager, Talley Metal Fab