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Strategically located across California, each region has a Regional Director, Employer Engagement, that receives funding from the California Community College’s Chancellor’s office to develop innovative solutions to help advanced manufacturing technology companies compete.

Tap into our network of services and a wealth of resources for advanced manufacturing companies.

northern california

Far North Region

1409 Market Street
Redding, CA 96001

John Schmidt
Regional Director, Employer Engagement
Advanced Manufacturing, Far North Region

ph. (530) 242-7632
joschmidt@shastacollege.edu

North Region / Greater Sacramento

5000 Rocklin Road
Rocklin, CA 95677

Jeff Briggs
Regional Director, Employer Engagement
Advanced Manufacturing, North Region

ph. (916) 316-8100
jeffbriggs@sierracollege.edu

Oakland / SF Bay Area

900 Fallon Street
Oakland, CA 94607

Dr. Mark Martin
Regional Director, Employer Engagement
Advanced Manufacturing, Bay Area

ph. (650) 248-7728
markmartin@peralta.edu

central california

Central Valley / Mother Lode Region

555 College Avenue
Lemoore, CA 93245

Gary Potter
Regional Director, Employer Engagement
Advanced Manufacturing, Central Valley

ph. (559) 925-3000
garypotter@whccd.edu

South Central Coast Region

26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91355

Devin Daugherty, PhD, MAS, MPA
Director, Centers for Applied Competitive Technologies
Santa Clarita Community College District

ph. (661) 362-3111
Devin.Daugherty@canyons.edu

Michael J. Bastine, MBA
Regional Director, Employer Engagement
Advanced Manufacturing, South Central Coast Region

ph. (805) 451-6256
Michael.Bastine@canyons.edu

southern california

Inland Empire / Desert Region

9400 Cherry Avenue, Bldg. A
Fontana, CA 92335

Alan Braggins
Statewide Director, Employer Engagement
Advanced Manufacturing, Inland Empire /
Desert Region

ph. (909) 652-8497
alan.braggins@cact.org

San Diego Imperial Counties Region

11111 Rancho Bernardo Rd
San Diego, CA 92127

Ruishan Chow
Regional Director, Employer Engagement
Advanced Manufacturing, San Diego Imperial
Counties Region

ph. (760) 744-1150 Ext. 6656
RChow@palomar.edu