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Board of Trustees

Board Members

Trustee Lynn Martin

Lynn Martin, PhD
Area 1

"I believe the community college system to be the backbone of education. The core mission of every community college has been to serve and add value to its community, having said that, I am honored to serve on the YCCD Board and represent Area 1. I look forward to serving the YCCD - especially our students." -Lynn Martin, Ph.D.

Term Expires
November 2018

Contact Information
Dr. Lynn Martin
17340 Kennedy Road
Sonora, CA 95370
(209) 575-6509 • (209) 575-6565 fax
Email: martinl@yosemite.edu


Trustee Don Viss

Don Viss
Area 2

"The number one function of a government is to perpetuate itself. The development of the Four C's will go a long way toward achievement of that objective. Character - Develop a strong set of personal moral values. Commitment - To a sense of civic responsibility along with the ability to think critically. Compassion - To one's fellow man. Capacity - To enjoy a lifetime of employment as well as all of those additional opportunities our society has to offer." -Don Viss

Term Expires
November 2018

Contact Information
Mr. Don Viss
12905 Yosemite Blvd., Suite A
Waterford, CA 95386
(209) 874-9473 • (209) 575-6565 fax
Email: vissd@yosemite.edu


Trustee Abe Rojas

Abe Rojas
Area 3

"My personal goal is to ensure that every individual within the Yosemite Community College District has access to quality education in their chosen endeavor." -Abe Rojas

Term Expires
November 2020

Contact Information
Mr. Abe Rojas
203 Hedstrom Road, Turlock, CA 95382
(209) 985-1601 • (209) 667-8561 fax
Email: abeshar@juno.com


Trustee Anne DeMartini

Anne DeMartini
Board Chair
Area 4

"As a trustee, I have the responsibility to see that our colleges are serving the needs of our community. Community colleges should provide opportunities for students to gain employment skills and create partnerships with local businesses. Community colleges can also add to the cultural and intellectual well being of their communities. MJC and Columbia College need to make a positive difference in their respective regions and reach out to all students who want to benefit from a college education." -Anne DeMartini

Term Expires
November 2018

Contact Information
Mrs. Anne DeMartini
5013 Jennings Road
Modesto, CA 95358
(209) 538-3162 • (209) 538-6489 fax
Email: anneyccd@cv-access.com


Trustee Darin Gharat

Darin Gharat
Vice Chair
Area 5

 

Term Expires
November 2020

Contact Information
Mr. Darin Gharat
P.O. Box 4065
Modesto, CA 95352
(209) 846-2392 • (209) 575-6565 fax
Email: gharat@sbcglobal.net


Trustee Leslie Beggs

Leslie Beggs
Area 6

 

Term Expires
November 2020

Contact Information
Mrs. Leslie Beggs
P.O. Box 4065
Modesto, CA 95352
(209) 575-6509 • (209) 575-6565 fax
Email: beggsl@yosemite.edu


Trustee Jon Rodriguez

Jon Rodriguez
Area 7

 

Term Expires
November 2020

Contact Information
Mr. Jon Rodriguez
835 Chicago Avenue
Modesto, CA  95351
(209) 556-2411 • (209) 575-6565 fax
Email: rodriguezjo@yosemite.edu