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Dr. Chris McDonaldDr. Chris McDonald is the Vice Chancellor of Educational & Technology Services for the South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD), where he oversees all educational programs and services offered in the District. In this capacity, Dr. McDonald provides leadership and coordination in enrollment management and distance education programs; technology services for academic and administrative functions; grant development; district and college research functions related to compliance reporting and student outcomes; coordinating program relationships with colleges, universities, local high schools, and regional occupational programs; coordinating workforce preparation programs in cooperation with regional businesses/industry; and chairing committees and task forces that address areas including academic calendar, accreditation, district planning, online education, sabbaticals, and the student information system.

Previously, Dr. McDonald served as the Vice President for Instruction (VPI) at Irvine Valley College. His experience in education includes serving as an Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness (AVP) and Dean of Mathematics, Science and Engineering at Saddleback College. In addition, Dr. McDonald served as Department Chair for Mathematics and Computer Science, and an Executive Board Member of both the Academic Senate and Faculty Association at Mt. San Antonio College. Dr. McDonald has been a lecturer at Cal Poly Pomona and served as a high school mathematics teacher. Prior to entering the education arena, Dr. McDonald was a programmer and information technology supervisor.

Dr. McDonald earned a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in applied mathematics from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and a doctoral degree in educational leadership from the University of Southern California.

CONTACT Christopher McDonald: (949) 582-4960 | E-Mail Christopher

Denice Inciong, M.Ed.Denice Inciong, District Director, Research, Planning & Data Management, has worked in the field of institutional planning and research for the past seven years.  She is currently a member of the qualitative research team for the Transfer Center Leadership Project Grant funded by the California Community Colleges System Office.  A member of the Research and Planning Group of California, Denice was a recent presenter at the RPG Annual Conference. Previously a Research and Planning Analyst at Saddleback College, Denice worked on a wide variety of planning projects there, including IPEDS and MIS reporting, program review data and the student learning outcome assessment system. Prior to her employment with SOCCCD, Denice worked at the UC Irvine Center for Educational Partnerships as the evaluator for two US Department of Education grants.  Denice holds a M.Ed. in Educational Foundations and a B.A. in Asian Studies and Japanese from the University of Hawai’i, Manoa.

CONTACT DENICE INCIONG: (949) 582-4997 | E-Mail Denice

Jeff Dorsz, Director, IT-Infrastructure & Security, holds a M.S. degree in Instructional Technology and a B.S. degree in Information and Computer Science. Jeff has held managerial and senior level technical positions in security, network, systems, and database administration in both private and public sectors. Jeff has been a contributing author and technical reviewer for several security books and is an associate faculty member at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, CA.  Since 2005, Jeff has managed information security and telecommunications for the South Orange County Community College District.


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Sandi Pope, SIS Support Manager, has served in District Information Technology since 2008. Sandi is a certified Scrum Master and holds an M.A. degree in Education, and a B.S. degree in Psychology. Sandi wants to ensure that the experience users have with the systems and the teams that support these systems are positive. She is the primary liaison between the colleges and District IT.


Gerlie C. Jeltema is the Director, IT-Administrative Systems. She has worked as a consultant for SOCCCD since 2007 and started her current position in June 2018. She holds a Bachelor of Science in physics from California State University, Long Beach. She has worked in software development for more than two decades. Gerlie enjoys collaborating with subject matter experts and technology experts to create innovative and transformative solutions to business problems.