ACHE West Board of Directors

LeSondra Jones
Chair
California State University,
San Bernardino

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LeSondra Jones
Chair
California State University,
San Bernardino

LeSondra Jones is the Senior Program Specialist of Workforce Development at the College of Extended and Global Education at California State University San Bernardino.
 

LeSondra has increased community partnerships and expanded Professional and Continuing Education course offerings that varies from; youth programs, customized training, professional development and career training programs.  She has presented at the California Workforce Association conference highlighting the growing need of Continuing Education through strategic partnerships. 

LeSondra continues to place student success at the forefront of all discussions as she leads from the integrative model encouraging those around her to push the boundaries of continuing education and training by collaborating with community and business organizations.

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Vice Chair
Vacant

ACHE West is seeking its next Vice Chair to join our regional board.

Please contact west@acheinc.org with a brief description of your interest or nominations. 

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Michael Lopez-Patton
Past Chair
Pacific Oaks College

Michael Lopez-Patton has over a decade of experience in higher education leadership and administration. In his role as the Dean of Students for Pacific Oaks College, Michael serves on the college President's Executive Cabinet and contributes to the creation of and implementation of the College's strategic plan.  Michael works with multiple departments to ensure student engagement and support needs are met while providing an environment of professional development and growth for employees.  Michael also serves as the the Title IX Coordinator and the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging officer for the college to ensure all members of the Pacific Oaks community feel safe, heard, represented, and welcomed.

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Melanie Mitchell

Treasurer
Oregon State University

Melanie Mitchell is the Director of Continuing and Professional Education at Oregon State University's College of Business. Melanie works to engage businesses with the college and specifically with companies to develop and deliver custom employee training solutions that address their most pressing challenges.

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Alex Read
Director-at-Large

California State University, Sacramento

Alex Read develops, designs, implements, and delivers professional development programs for the College of Continuing Education at Sacramento State. He is responsible for a portfolio of certificate and customized contract training programs. In a leadership role with the organization, Alex creates a team environment that fosters collaboration and growth of the department. In addition to these responsibilities, Alex assists in operationalizing our strategic plans to meet the goals and objectives of the university.hard has spoken at conferences on synchronous e-learning technologies, learning management system implementations and technology adoption and education. He has also consulted for a number of organizations.

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Regina Cash
Director-at-Large

Cal State LA

Regina Cash is the Associate Dean of Programs and Academic Programs for the College of Professional and Global Education (PaGE) at California State University, Los Angeles. Ms. Cash oversees all the credit and noncredit programming for the college, as well as corporate education and Semester in LA.

Ms. Cash is a Certified Workforce Development Professional through the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals and has over 25 years of experience in this field. 

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Director-at-Large
Vacant

ACHE West is seeking its next Director-At-Large to join our regional board.

Please contact west@acheinc.org with a brief description of your interest or nominations. 

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Secretary
Vacant

ACHE West is seeking its next Secretary to join our regional board.

Please contact west@acheinc.org with a brief description of your interest or nominations.