$100 Million

in grants for Ventura County education have been facilitated by the P-20 Council

The Collaborative Grant Advisory Committee works to secure grants for educational programs in Ventura County and has facilitated more then $100 million in funding since 2006. The committee shares insights and provides support to educational and nonprofit organizations to maximize opportunities for local grant funding. 

Committee Members

Cynthia Herrera, CO-CHAIR

Dean, Institutional Effectiveness

Oxnard College

Tiffany Morse, CO-CHAIR

Executive Director, Career Education Center

Ventura County Office of Education

Amanda Carpenter
Director of Student Leadership and Career Development Services 
CSU Channel Islands

Eliseo Gonzalez
STEM Grant Director
Ventura County Community College District

Phil Hampton
Professor of Chemistry/Interim Director of Educational Partnerships
CSU Channel Islands


Martha Hernandez
Assistant Superintendent
Fillmore Unified School District


Michael Hillis
Dean, Graduate School of Education
California Lutheran University


Marcella Klein-Williams
STEM Director
Oxnard College


David Maron
Vice Chair
Ventura County Civic Alliance


Tom McCoy
Assistant Superintendent Educational Services
Oxnard Union High School District

Carrie Murphy

Director, Early Childhood ProgramsVentura County Office of Education


Kelly Owens

Director, Office of Sponsored Research and ProjectsCalifornia Lutheran University


Amanda Quintero
Director, Hispanic Servicing Institution Initiatives
CSU Channel Islands


Lorenzo Ramirez
ALLIES Director
California Lutheran University


Roger Rice
Deputy Superintendent of Student Services
Ventura County Office of Education


Mary Anne Rooney
Project Director, Career Pathways Trust Grant
Ventura County Civic Alliance


Christine Schiefrerle
Assistant Superintendent / Educational Services
Santa Paula Unified School District


Claudia Weintraub
River Oaks Academy


Debbie West
Project Director
Oxnard School District


Alexandria Wright
Director, Economic & Workforce Development Division
Ventura County Community College District


Hani Youssef
Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
Simi Valley Unified School District

Ventura County P-20 Council


Tel: 805.383.1900


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