Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Home > About OCC > Accreditation > Accreditation Coordinating Committee

Accreditation Coordinating Committee

​​​Accreditation Coordinating Committee

The mission of the Accreditation Coordinating Committee (ACC) is to provide a forum for coordinating the college’s efforts in achieving and maintaining compliance with ACCJC standards.


  • The ACC serves to communicate accreditation standards and processes to the campus community as well as ensuring campus-wide participation.
  • The ACC creates and disseminates an annual planning calendar for the completion of program review, assessment, and other related accreditation goals.
  • The ACC oversees the production of reports to the ACCJC and ensures the authenticity of these documents.
  • The ACC monitors and reports progress on the implementation of accreditation recommendations and standards.


  1. Kevin Ballinger - Vice President, Instruction/Accreditation Liaison Officer
  2. Sheri Sterner- Dean, Research, Planning & Institutional Effectiveness
  3. Anna Hanlon-​ Institutional Effectiveness Coordinator/Co-Chair
  4. Charlene Reed​-​ Online Faculty Coordinator
  5. ​Loren Sachs- President, Academic Senate
  6. ​​Lynn Krieger​- Classified Senate
  7. Madjid ​Niroumand-​​ Vice President, Student Services
  8. Elizabeth Page- ​Curriculum Classified Senate
  9. ​​Richard Pagel​- Vice President, Administrative Services
  10. Andrea Rangno- President, Classified Senate
  11. Clyde Phillips- Transparency Committee
  12. ​​​Michael Sutliff-​ Instructional Dean
  13. Yong Qian Lee-​ Student Senate
  14. Derek Vergara-​ Student Services Program Review Coordinator