Dean Papas

Consortium Chairperson
College of the Desert
Dean, School of Communications & Humanities

Lucie M. Gonzalez

Consortium Vice-Chairperson
Riverside County Office of Education
Principal, Desert Edge High School

Larry Bellanich

Larry Bellanich

Member Representative
Desert Sands Unified School District
Director, Child Welfare and Attendance

Experience Highlights:

Assistant Principal, La Quinta High School, Desert Sands USD
Teacher, Secondary, Special Education, Desert Sands USD
Teacher, Secondary Special Education, Coachella Valley USD

Jereme Weischedel

Jereme Weischedel

Member Representative
Coachella Valley Unified School District
Principal, Coachella Valley Adult School

Experience Highlights:
Assistant Principal, Coachella Valley Adult School
Science Teacher, Secondary, Coachella Valley USD
Environmental Health Specialist, Riverside County

Deanna Keuilian

Member Representative
Palm Springs Unified School District
Director of College and Career Readiness (Linked Learning & Career and Technical Education)

Guillermo Mendoza

Guillermo Mendoza

Consortium Director
Desert Regional Consortium

Experience Highlights:
Former Principal Coachella Valley Adult School
Principal of the Year
ACSA Region XIX Adult Administrator of the Year