After a nation-wide search, Superintendent/President Gil Stork has selected Sandee McLaughlin as the finalist for Assistant Superintendent/Vice President for Student Services. She is currently serving as the Interim Vice President of Student Services at Cuesta College.  Dr. Stork will recommend Ms. McLaughlin be approved at the June 5, 2013, Board of Trustees meeting.


“Sandee McLaughlin has a long history of service to the students at Cuesta College,” said Dr. Stork. “That consistency of leadership has been a great benefit to us and ultimately, to the students. Sandee is truly invested in bettering the lives of all students at Cuesta.”


“It is deeply gratifying to be a part of Cuesta College and experience the positive impact on people and the quality of life for our community,” said Ms. McLaughlin.  “I am honored to assume this leadership position and am enthusiastic about the possibilities.”


In addition to currently serving as the interim Vice President of Student Services, Ms. McLaughlin has served Cuesta College since 1986 in the capacities of Financial Aid/EOPS Director, Dean of Student Services, and Executive Dean of the North County Campus and College Centers. During her tenure, she’s chaired and co-chaired many key college committees including the Planning and Budget Committee, the Educational Master Plan Committee, the Strategic Planning Committee and the Cultural Diversity Student Equity Committee. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of California Santa Barbara and her Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.


Ms. McLaughlin is expected to begin her appointment July 1, 2013.

Lauren Milbourne / (805) 546-3108 / Email: / Posted 5/24/13