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Teddi LorchDr. Cindy Vyskocil is the vice chancellor of human resources at South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD), where she serves as the district’s chief human resources officer and negotiator and oversees all aspects of labor relations and employment services. With 23 years of service in the public sector, including 17 years in community college administration, Dr. Vyskocil is well-known for her experienced human resources leadership at both multi-college and single-college districts.

Before joining SOCCCD, Dr. Vyskocil was the vice chancellor of human resources at Coast Community College District, associate vice president of human resources at Long Beach Community College District, and director of equity and diversity at North Orange County Community College District, respectively. She began her career serving in the Orange County Superior Court system as the manager of traffic and minor offenses before transitioning into higher education administration.

Dr. Vyskocil served two years as the chair of the Equal Employment Diversity and Equity Consortium for the southern region and was a recipient of the California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability Administrator of the Year Award. She currently serves as the chair of the Human Resources Committee for the Statewide Association of Community Colleges.

Dr. Vyskocil holds a Doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of California, Irvine; a Master’s in Public Administration from California State University, Fullerton; and two bachelor’s degrees – one in Justice Studies and one in Telecommunications – from Arizona State University.

CONTACT DR. CINDY VYSKOCIL: 949-582-4699 | E-Mail Dr. Cindy Vyskocil

Teddi LorchTeddi Lorch is responsible for the day to day management of the team involved in the recruitment and retention of employees.  As Executive Director, Human Resources & Employer/Employee Relations since 2001, she has oversight over all human resources programs including employer-employee relations, organizational development, and cultural proficiency. In 2004-05, Teddi coordinated the largest recruitment effort undertaken since the district was founded--52 full time faculty positions, and 51 permanent classified positions. Her career highlights include service with the Immigration and Naturalization Services in the areas of human resources, classification, employee relations, and training. While pursing her doctoral studies in industrial-organizational psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology, she served internships with the District’s Human Resources department and the Navy Personnel Research and Development Center.  Teddi was a part-time psychology instructor at Saddleback College for over 19 years and served on the SOCCCD Board of Trustees for five years. She holds a B.A. from San Diego State University in Speech Communication & Consumer/Family Relations, a M.S. in Developmental Psychology from Chapman University, and a M.A. in Industrial –Organizational Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology.

CONTACT TEDDI LORCH: 949-582-4348 | E-Mail Teddi Lorch

Ettie Graham, Director, Human Resources, Employer/Employee Relations, EEO, Diversity Compliance & Training, joined the District in 2002. She is responsible for developing and coordinating recruitment and retention of faculty and staff, employee diversity programs, and sexual harassment and discrimination prevention programs. Formerly the Human Resources Manager of the Pacific Southwest Region for the accounting and professional services firm of Deloitte & Touche, LLP, she was responsible for all aspects of human resources, including project management, employee relations, training, organizational development, benefits, and payroll. Ettie earned a B.A. in Social and Behavioral Sciences from California State University, Long Beach and a M.S. in Human Resources Management from Chapman University in Orange. 

CONTACT ETTIE GRAHAM: 949-582-4411 | E-Mail Ettie Graham

James Laurie, Associate Director, Applications Delivery, joined the District in 2004. He is responsible for all information systems support of personnel records, recruiting, reporting and analysis within Human Resources. He is currently leading the effort to migrate the legacy human resources system to state of the art systems. Jim has over 25 years of experience within high-technology and Fortune 500 companies in the areas of technology architecture and large-scale enterprise resource planning software implementations. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of California, Irvine with a B.S. in Psychology.

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