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

Grace Commiso

Grace Commiso
Dean of Student Success and Advising
(661) 395-4421
Work Plan: 18-19

Maria Wright

Maria Wright
Director,
Academic Support Services
(661) 395-4607​
Work Plan: 18-19

Kalina Hill

Kalina Hill
Program Coordinator,
Testing and Placement Center
(661) 395-4468​
Work Plan: 18-19

Paul Beckworth

Paul Beckworth
Director,
Veterans' Services
(661) 395-4028

Terri Goldstein

Terri Goldstein
Director,
Disabled Students Programs and Services
(661) 395-4334 ​
Work Plan: 18-19

Jennifer Achan

Jennifer Achan
Director,
Financial Aid
(661) 395-4428​
Work Plan: 18-19

Nicky Damania

Nicky Damania
Director,
Student Life
(661) 395-4614​
Work Plan: 18-19

Lesley Bonds

Lesley Bonds
Director,
Student Success and Equity
(661) 395-4950​
Work Plan: 18-19

Steve Watkin

Steve Watkin
Director,
Outreach and School Relations
(661) 395-4551
Work Plan: 18-19

Michelle Pena

Michelle Pena
Acting Director,
Enrollment Services
(661) 395-4318​
Work Plan: 18-19

Imelda Valdez

Imelda Valdez
Director,
EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs/Cal-SOAP
(661) 395-4351​
Work Plan: 18-19