AFFIRMATION OF THE VENTURA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT'S UNLAWFUL HARASSMENT/DISCRIMINATION POLICY

 

The Ventura County Community College District (District) prohibits all forms of harassment and discrimination based on any of the following statuses: race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, or sexual orientation of any person, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on the association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The District will enforce all state and federal laws and District policy prohibiting harassment and discrimination.

The District is committed to providing an academic and work environment free of unlawful harassment including sexual intimidation and exploitation, and will not tolerate any behavior that constitutes unlawful harassment of staff, students, or visitors. All employees and students are encouraged to report incidents of harassment and discrimination without fear of retaliation for filing a complaint or for participating in a harassment or discrimination investigation. The District 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 Director of Human Resources Operations at (805) 652-5512. Students should contact the Student Services Dept. at their college or center.

Unlawful Harassment/Discrimination Complaint Form  |  Printable Unlawful Harassment/Discrimination Policy

 Unlawful Harassment/Discrimination Intake Facilitator

Administrators, faculty, and classified employees should direct any complaint of harassment/discrimination to the Director of Human Resources Operations.

Location Name Contact Information
District Administrative Center Gloria Banuelos
Director, Employee Relations & Human
Resources Operations
P: 805.652.5512
E: gbanuelos@vcccd.edu

The following individuals are designed as Intake Facilitators for STUDENTS only:

 

Location Name Contact Information
Moorpark College

Amanuel Gebru,

Vice President, Student Support

P: 805.553.4065
E: agebru@vcccd.edu
Oxnard College

Oscar Cobian

Vice President, Student Development

P: 805.678.5937
E: ocobian@vcccd.edu
Ventura College Damien Pena, Vice President, Student Affairs

P: 805.289.6113

E: dpena@vcccd.edu


Title IX Information and Intake Facilitators

Title IX specifically addresses gender-based discrimination, sexual misconduct, and sexual harassment. For concerns related to Title IX, please contact the appropriate intake facilitator listed below. 

For EMPLOYEES:

Location Name Contact Information
District Administrative Center Gloria Banuelos
Director, Employee Relations & Human
Resources Operations
P: 805.652.5512
E: gbanuelos@vcccd.edu

For STUDENTS:

Location Name Contact Information
Moorpark College Priscilla Mora
Dean, Student Learning
P: 805-553-4164
E: pmora@vcccd.edu

Moorpark College

Howard Davis
Dean, Student Learning
P: 805.553.4622
E: hdavis@vcccd.edu
Oxnard College Leah Alarcon
Dean, Student Success
P: 805.678.5195
E: lalarcon@vcccd.edu

Oxnard College

Deanna McFadden
Health Services Coordinator
P: 805.678.5032
E: dmcfadden@vcccd.edu
Ventura College Jesus Vega
Dean, Student Services
P: 805.289.6507
E: JesusVega@vcccd.edu
Ventura College Mary Jones
Health Services Coordinator
P: 805.289.6147
E: mjones@vcccd.edu

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 VCCCD disseminates information regarding its 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.