CCDA

Local Chapters

Local area activities give CCDA members a chance to to build a network of contacts and become better acquainted with CCDA. They also offer opportunities for personal and professional growth and to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or National Board for Certified Counselors Continuing Education Credit. Local chapters provide visibility for the state organization as a whole and attract prospective members.

Members are welcome to participate in and plan all chapter activities. Chapter participation is not restricted by location. Members can reactivate a chapter by contacting the CCDA Regional Coordinator.

Starting a Chapter or Planning Events

Use this form to fill out the event:

FORM-Activity Event.docx

The Regional Coordinator is your point person for all chapter activity and event planning, calendaring, funding and publicizing.

Chapter Chairs are your contacts for chapter activities and events nearest you. Our deepest thanks to all our dedicated members who have served and are serving in leadership roles throughout CCDA's network of Local Chapters


Regional Coordinator

Kegan Barroso




Regional Coordinator

Judi Garcia




Regional Coordinator

Charmaign Lomasstro




CSUN/CCDA Student Chapter

ccda.csun@gmail.com

President

Shelby McIntyre

Shelby McIntyre is a graduate student pursuing her M.S. Counseling, Option in College Counseling and Student Services at California State University, Northridge. She currently works as a Career Counseling Intern at Pasadena City College and a Counseling Intern at Glendale Community College. After experiencing her own career change from the film industry to the counseling profession, she is passionate about helping others navigate their career development process to find meaningful work.





Vice President

Jade Pearson




Treasurer

Natalia Zafferano



Secretary

Heidi Mondragon



Chair of Involvement

Lonni Lyons




NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

San Fransisco Bay Area Chapter

Please contact the Regional Coordinator to help activate this chapter.


Silicon Valley Chapter

Chapter Chair

Susan Monahan





 Secretary

Michele Burns

As the former CCDA Secretary for the Silicon Valley Chapter, Michele was instrumental in planning the Northern CA conferences and regional events. She is also an adjunct lecturer for the SJSU College of Education teaching the Career Exploration and Community-Based Organizations Serving Children/Youth courses for the Counselor Education and Child/Adolescent Development departments, respectively. Michele was also the Principal Investigator and Director of the In-custody Educational Services grant having coordinated college credit-bearing courses and provided the Student Success: Education and Career Planning workshops. Her expertise has also been shared with colleagues at education and career development conferences including: CALPCC, CCDA, CASC, CCCSAA, CEA, HECT, and WACAC. Michele is an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) and holds a Master’s in Education/Counseling and Student Personnel, PPS Credential, and CTE Credential for Education/Child Development/Family Services; with certification for College Counseling (UCLA), QPR - Save a Life Suicide Prevention, and ASCA bullying Prevention Training. 


Treasurer / Chapter Contact

Carrie McKnight 



East Bay Chapter - ccdaeastbay@gmail.com

Chapter Co-Chair

Deborah Sanchez 





Chapter Co-Chair

Anne Chau





Chapter Co-Chair

Deborah Sanchez





Sacramento Chapter

Please contact the Regional Coordinator to help activate this chapter.


Fresno Chapter

Please contact the Regional Coordinator to help activate this chapter.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Pasadena Foothill Chapter

Chapter Chair

Yvette Margosian



Co-chair

Erika Espinoza



Secretary

Liliana Lozano



Treasurer

Yessica Campos



Public Relations Coordinator

Alexis Gonzales





Public Relations Coordinator

Ricardo Rico



Orange County Area Chapter

Chapter Chair

Vanessa Rubinfeld

Vanessa currently serves as a co-chair for CCDA OC Chapter. She is an Adjunct Career Counselor and teaches  Career Development courses at Cypress College. Vanessa has also previously worked as a Career Counselor for several years at Soka University of America, Santa Monica College, and in different capacities within higher education. Vanessa received her Masters in Counseling with an emphasis in College Counseling and Student Services from California State University Northridge (CSUN) in 2012 and is currently finishing up her Post-Master's Certificate in Career Counseling from CSUN as well.  



Co-Chair

Sarah Coburn




West Los Angeles Area Chapter


Chapter Chair

Jessica Meshkani

 

Jessica Meshkani is an adjunct career counselor and faculty at Santa Monica College (SMC). She is currently pursuing the Career Education and Counseling Certificate Program at California State University, Northridge (CSUN). She holds an M.S. in Counseling, specializing in College Counseling and Student Services from CSUN, a B.A. in Sociology from UCLA, and an A.A. in Liberal Arts in Social and Behavioral Science from SMC.


Inland Empire Chapter (Check in 2021)

Chapter Chair



Chapter Secretary

Kristen Roberts




Chapter Treasurer

Derrin Ford




Chapter Communications / Public Relations

Jeannette Ordonez





San Diego Chapter

Chapter Co-Chair

Karl Cameron

Karl is a community college counselor/career development professional with 10+ years of experience in higher education (outreach/counseling/advising). His focus has been and continues to be helping students navigate through career and academic pathways--Expertise in general, transfer, career counseling, college event programming, student development, and career assessments--Diversified experience in a broad range of educational settings

Chapter Co-Chair

Jake Dodderidge


Jake Dodderidge is a recent graduate (M.S. Educational Counseling) with experience in different capacities at Palomar College. Jake served as a counseling intern in the Department of Athletics along with the Disability Resource Center.  He also coached student athletes and assisted as the Recruiting Coordinator. Jake is also MBTI and Strong Interest Inventory Certified and has great interest in becoming a career counselor in the near future.  After discovering his true passion in the field of counseling, he is excited to help individuals navigate the career development process in pursuit of employment which sparks joy and fulfillment.





San Gabriel Valley Chapter

Please contact the Regional Coordinator to help activate this chapter.


Ventura/Santa Barbara Chapter

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San Fernando Valley Chapter

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For information on upcoming chapter activities and events, visit our events calendar.


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