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William Guerriero
Vice President
Academic Affairs

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william.guerriero@cgc.edu
480.732.7012

Dr. William Guerriero serves as Vice President of Academic Affairs at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. VP Guerriero began his appointment at CGCC in January 2003. He was formerly the Vice President of Instruction at Monroe County Community College in Monroe, Michigan. VP Guerriero's experience in higher education administration includes three years as Dean of the Business Division at Monroe County Community College, and a variety of senior executive positions during 16 years of service at Great Lakes Junior College (now part of Davenport University in Michigan). He has also taught a variety of courses at the post secondary level including Management, Business Communications, and Psychology. VP Guerriero earned an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and an MS in Administration from Central Michigan University. His undergraduate work consists of a BA in Psychology from Aquinas College.
William Crawford III
Vice President
Student Affairs

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bill.crawford.iii@cgc.edu
480.732.7309

Dr. William H. Crawford III serves as the Vice President for Student Affairs at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, one of the Maricopa Community Colleges. Bill Crawford, as he is commonly known, was formerly the Dean of Career and Technical Education at CGCC and began his employment at Chandler-Gilbert in July 2003 as an Associate Dean – progressing to Senior Associate Dean. Vice President Crawford's experience in higher education includes serving as an Acting Vice President of Academic Affairs, Chair of Mesa Community College's (MCC) Administration of Justice Studies Department, ten years as a residential faculty member and seven years as adjunct faculty. Prior to the Maricopa Community College District, Dr. Crawford was employed by the Phoenix Police Department where he held numerous leadership positions and served with distinction for over twenty three years. Bill is very proud of the fact that he is a product of the community college system and speaks often to students, parents and community leaders about its impact and influence on his life. He is passionate and dedicated to student success and the mission of the community college system in responding to the needs of our communities and its residents. William Crawford holds both Doctorate and Master of Education degrees from Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Arizona State University.
Jacalyn Askin
Vice President
Administrative Services

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jacalyn.askin@cgc.edu
480.732.7298

Dr. Jacalyn Askin received her doctorate in higher education finance and administration from the University of Arizona. Her dissertation examined “Community College Funding: Environmental and Institutional Influences” and has been published in the Community College Journal of Research and Practice. She has a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree in industrial management from Georgia Tech. Her undergraduate degrees are in English and psychology from Lehigh University. Prior to joining CGCC, Jackie has served as Vice President for Paradise Valley Community College and Assistant Dean for Finance and Business Support Services for ASU’s College of Nursing. She has previously served as interim Director of Continuing Education at the University of Arizona and as Assistant Vice Chancellor of Financial Operations at Pima Community College in Tucson.
Maria Wise
Dean
Arts and Sciences

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maria.wise@cgc.edu
480.732.7274

Maria Wise serves as the Dean of Arts and Sciences at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. She works closely with the Vice President of Academic Affairs to support full-time and part-time faculty members and to meet the needs of CGCC's diverse student body by providing guidance for a variety of the college's programs and initiatives.
Cindy Barnes Pharr
Dean
Community Affairs and Resource Development

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cindy.barnes.pharr@cgc.edu
480.732.7093

Cindy serves as the Dean of Community Affairs and Resource Development. She is a fourth generation Arizona native who attended CGCC in the late 1980's. Cindy was formerly with Qwest Communications as a Senior Community Affairs Manager. Prior to her work at Qwest Communications, Cindy served as the Director of Graduate Alumni Affairs at Arizona State University's W. P. Carey School of Business. She also served as a member of ASU's College of Public Programs Alumni Board for more than a decade. Cindy has experience in working and partnering with all levels of the educational continuum, as well as state and local government, community-based organizations, foundations, corporations, and non-profits. Cindy has a Ph.D. in Public Administration, an M.S. in Recreation Administration, and a B.S. in Communication, all from Arizona State University. Additionally she has a certificate in Corporate Community Involvement from Boston College's Center for Corporate Citizenship, and a graduate certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation.
Maria Reyes
Dean
Career and Technical Education

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maria.reyes@cgc.edu
480.726.4097

Maria comes to CGCC from Estrella Mountain Community College where she served as Associate Dean of Occupational Education. Maria’s experience includes administration of allied health, emergency medical technician, and logistics management programs at EMCC’s Southwest Skill Center. She also managed EMCC’s US Department of Education Title V developing Hispanic Serving Institutions program, as well as NASA, Carl Perkins, and Proposition 301 grants. Prior to her appointment at EMCC, Maria directed the Office of Minority Engineering Programs at ASU. She has taught introductory engineering classes at ASU and EMCC. Maria’s educational background includes bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering from ASU and a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard. She recently completed Maricopa’s Leadership Advancement Program and is active in the Women’s Leadership Group.
Daniel Herbst
Dean
Student Affairs

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daniel.herbst@cgc.edu
480.732.7120

Daniel Herbst is the Dean of Student Affairs at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Dan began his career in student affairs more than 22 years ago and recently served as Dean of Students and Interim Vice President of Student Affairs at Phoenix College before beginning his position at CGCC on June 1, 2011. He enjoys focusing on student concerns and assisting students with the successful completion of their academic goals. In addition to his positions in the Maricopa Community College system, Dan has held student affairs positions at St. Louis Community College at Meramec, Kaskaskia College, Washington University, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and Lincoln College. Dan currently serves as President-Elect for the National Council of Student Development. NCSD is the only national organization who sole function is to provide professional development opportunities for student affairs staff at community colleges.
Bradley Kendrex
Associate Dean
Business and Financial Services

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bradley.kendrex@cgc.edu
480.732.7379

Bradley Kendrex serves as the Associate Dean for Finance & Business Services, providing leadership to the College Business Services, Fiscal Services, Institutional Research, and HR/Employee Services departments. He began his appointment at CGCC in March 2012. Prior to joining CGCC, Brad held positions in state and local government, most recently serving as the Budget & Finance Administrator for the Maricopa County Clerk of the Superior Court. Brad's financial management experience spans a wide range of disciplines including law enforcement, judicial operations, transportation, economic development, and administrative services. Brad's involvement in higher education began at Rio Salado College, where he has served as an Adjunct Faculty member since 2007. Brad earned an M.P.A. in Public Administration from Arizona State University as well as a B.S. in Accountancy from the W.P. Carey School of Business and Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University.
Charles Poure
Director
Facilities Planning and Development

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charles.poure@cgc.edu
480.726.4140

Charles Poure serves as the Director of College Facilities Planning and Development at CGCC. Accepting this position in March of 2012, Charlie provides leadership in the planning, design and construction of new capital development projects, remodeling projects and major maintenance. His departments of responsibility include Maintenance, Operations and Resource Management. Charlie has his Bachelor of Science from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Arizona State University. Most recently an employee with Maricopa County Community Colleges at Gateway Community College as the Director of Facilities; Charlie has provided leadership and project management at Johnson Controls, Inc.; J. B. Rodgers/Kinetics and Salt River Project.