Furthermore, VCCCD is committed to maintaining a working and educational environment free of sexual harassment. VCCCD will not tolerate any behavior that constitutes sexual harassment of staff, students, or visitors. It is the policy of the VCCCD that all members of the collegial community including staff, students, visitors, guests, or contractors, will not sexually harass one another or retaliate against one another for making sexual harassment complaints.
The VCCCD will comply with the accessibility requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in the development, procurement, maintenance, or use of electronic or information technology and will respond to and resolve discrimination complaints regarding accessibility. To request reasonable accommodations, applicants and employees should contact the District Human Resources Department at (805) 652-5506. Students should contact the Student Services Department at their particular college or center.
Administrators, faculty, classified employees, and students should direct any complaint of harassment/discrimination to the local Intake Facilitator or to the Director of Human Resources Operations at 805-652-5506. The following individuals have been designated as Intake Facilitators:
|Patricia Ewins||Dean||P: 805-378-1804
|Julius Sokenu||Dean||P: 805-378-1801
|Karen Engelsen||Dean||P: 805-986-5937
|Will Deits||Director of Facilities,
Maintenance & Operations
|David Bransky||Assistant Dean||P: 805-654-6400 x3138
|Victoria Lugo||Dean||P: 805-654-6455
|Gary Maehara||(Interim) Director of Human Resources Operations||P: 805-652-5506
The VCCCD recognizes the importance of and is therefore committed to completing investigations and resolving complaints as quickly as possible in accordance with Board Policy 3430, its associated administrative procedure, and Title 5 regulations.
The District disseminates information regarding District policies and appropriate procedures on harassment and discrimination to all employees and students by announcing its existence in prominent places throughout the District including, college catalogs, schedule of classes, employee and/or student portal, on official District bulletin boards, and by direct communication.