Garcia is the Vice President for Student Services, replacing retiring Sergio Lopez, and Enz is the new Chief Technology Officer. Both were approved by the Board of Trustees at its June 15 meeting, where it acted upon recommendations from the Hiring Screening Committee. Both positions became effective July 1.
“I am pleased to welcome these valued employees to their new administrative roles,” said IVC Superintendent/President Victor Jaime. “Their experiences and expertise will bring new dimensions to these positions.”
Garcia becomes the first female Vice President for Student Services in the college’s 55-year history. She previously was the Special Projects Coordinator responsible for developing and coordinating the $5.8 California Career Pathways Trust Grant, as well as many other categorically funded programs that focus on serving minority and underrepresented students.
Herself a product of IVC, Garcia said she is honored to have been selected for her new role.
“I highly regard the quality education and services that we provide to students because I am cognizant that for the majority of our students, this is their only opportunity to pursue higher education,” Garcia said.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from San Diego State University, a Master’s Degree in Educational Counseling from National University, and a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership, with an emphasis in Community College Leadership, from SDSU.
Enz has served as Interim Chief Technology Officer since February 2015.
After board approval, Enz said: “I look forward to the opportunity to support the teaching and learning environments at IVC to help students be successful in their chosen endeavors.”
Already, in his interim role Enz has provided leadership and vision/strategy, is a member of the management team that oversaw the college’s Title V technology grant, and helped develop the District Technology Strategic Plan, among other accomplishments.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Information Systems and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Government and Policy.