Staff

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Amy Haedt

Position: Project Manager

ahaedt@santarosa.edu

Office: Capital Projects

Phone: 707-732-0017

Amy Haedt, Project Manager (JGM, Inc.), has extensive project management and estimating experience in commercial and public works construction, including a total renovation of an Oakland Unified School District high school campus, hospital projects for Kaiser Permanente Oakland, San Leandro, and Santa Rosa, multiple unit housing projects, hospitals, industrial food production facilities, business complexes, and more. Amy joined the SRJC Capital Projects Department in 2019.

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Cathy Gotfrid

Position: Project Engineer

cgotfrid@santarosa.edu

Office: Capital Projects

Phone: 707-494-6331

Cathy Gotfrid, Project Engineer (JGM, Inc.), brings a wealth of knowledge to the Capital Projects team. She worked in construction administration in various roles on over 50 school facilities projects over the last twelve years, while at a leading architectural firm headquartered in Santa Rosa.

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Dan Exelby

Position: IT Infrastructure Project Manager

dexelby2@santarosa.edu

Office: Capital Projects

Phone: 707-527-4711

Dan Exelby, IT Infrastructure Project Manager (JGM), has a long relationship with SRJC. In the early 2000s, he taught Cisco Networking Academy courses at the SRJC Petaluma Tech Center as an adjunct instructor.

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David Liebman

Position: Manager, Sustainability and Energy Programs

dliebman@santarosa.edu

Office: Capital Projects

Phone: 707-522-2836

David Liebman, SRJC Energy & Sustainability Manager, earned this position in a role created for him after he demonstrated the value of sustainability for the District. In this role, David has led SRJC to the forefront of energy and sustainability work for California Community Colleges.

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Glen Salazar

Position: Administrative Assistant III

gsalazar@santarosa.edu

Office: Capital Projects

Phone: 707-524-1826

Glen Salazar, Administrative Assistant III, first joined the SRJC community as a student, earning an AA in Humanities. He was awarded the 2007 Henry Cardinaux Memorial Scholarship and spent a semester abroad, studying at the American Institute for Foreign Study in Paris, France. Upon his return, Glen earned a BA in French from U.C. Berkeley. He joined SRJC as a staff member in 2014, most recently serving as a Student Success Technician at Southwest Center.

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Heather Chierici

Position: Project Manager

hchierici@santarosa.edu

Office: Capital Projects

Phone: 707-521-6094

Heather Chierici, Project Manager, has twenty-one years’ experience in California school construction. Before joining SRJC’s Capital Projects Department in 2017, Heather worked for a public works general contractor, specializing in school construction. Read more


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Rhonda Ross

Position: Project Manager

rross@santarosa.edu

Office: Capital Projects

Phone: 707-522-2837

Rhonda Ross, Project Manager (Harris & Associates), has over 18 years’ experience supervising technically challenging construction projects that include new commercial facilities, building remodels, tenant improvements, maintenance and repair, and environmental remediation.

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Robin Michel

Position: Communications Coordinator

rmichel@santarosa.edu

Office: Capital Projects

Phone: 510-303-5476

Robin Michel, Communications Coordinator, has twenty-five years of experience in marketing and communications, media relations, project management, fund development, collaboration, and relationship building. Working with business, government, non-profits, community organizations, and educational agencies ranging from pre-K to higher education, Robin is committed to social justice and inclusion.

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Ron Stewart

Position: Project Manager

rstewart2@santarosa.edu

Office: Capital Projects

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Ron Stewart,  Project Manager (JGM, Inc.), a hands-on construction management professional with over 30 years’ experience in management, supervision and estimating. Ron’s projects have included commercial, multi-family, hospitality, education, skilled nursing and assisted living, public works and wine production facilities.

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Ryan Leahy

Position: Project Manager

rleahy@santarosa.edu

Office: Capital Projects

Phone: 724-882-4936

Ryan Leahy, Project Manager (JGM, Inc.), has 20 years’ experience in the construction industry and has managed over $300 million in private and public sector projects.

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Serafin Fernandez

Position: Senior Director, Capital Projects

sfernandez2@santarosa.edu

Office: Capital Projects

Phone: 707-524-1704

Serafin Fernandez, Senior Director, Capital Projects, was born in Tangancicuaro, Michoacan, Mexico and emigrated to the United States at the age of eight. In 2016, Serafin came onboard to manage the Measure H Bond’s Burbank Auditorium Renovation Project. He was appointed Interim Senior Director in April 2019 and served in that role while the District conducted an external search. In May 2020, Serafin was hired to fill this critical role.

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