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Bakersfield College

Student Affairs Leadership Team

The Student Affairs Leadership Team (SALT) at Bakersfield College consists of the following areas:

As part of the BC Administrative Council, each educational and classified administrators and managers of SALT develop an annual work plan. Please visit the BC Administrative Council website under the Office of the President for all SALT members' work plan. 

Meet the SALT Team

Jennifer Achan

Director, Financial Aid

Email Jennifer Achan
Phone:(661) 395-4428​

Reggie Bolton

Interim Dean, Kinesiologgy

Email Reggie Bolton
Phone:(661) 395-4814

Lesley Bonds

Director, Student Success and Equity

Email Lesley Bonds
Phone:(661) 395-4950​

June Charles

Executive Assistant to the VPSA

Email June Charles
Phone:(661) 395-4204

Cindy Collier

Interim Director, Student Health & Wellness

Email Cindy Collier
Phone:(661) 395-4336

Nicky Damania

Director, Student Life

Email Nicky Damania
Phone:(661) 395-4614​

Victor Diaz

Department Chair, Counseling

Email Victor Diaz
Phone:(661) 395-4421

Jenny Frank

Manager, Veterans Programs & Services

Email Jenny Frank
Phone:(661) 395-4028

Dan Hall

Director, Student Success and Technologies

Email Kalina Hill
Phone: (661) 395-4468​

Kalina Hill

Program Coordinator, Testing and Placement Center

Email Kalina Hill
Phone: (661) 395-4468​

Marisa Marquez

Director, Student Success & Counseling

Email Marisa Marquez
Phone: (661) 395-4421

Michelle Peña

Director, Enrollment Services
Interim Director, Disabled Students Programs & Services (DSPS)

Email Michelle Peña
Phone: (661) 395-4318​

Imelda Valdez


Email Imelda Valdez
Phone: (661) 395-4351​

Ashlea Ward

Program Manager, Outreach and School Relations

Email Ashlea Ward
Phone: (661) 395-4470

Steve Watkin

Director, Outreach and School Relations

Email Steve Watkin
Phone: (661) 395-4551