Shannon Hill Shannon Hill
Executive Director
(805) 546-3279

As the Executive Director, Shannon directs the operations of the Advancement Team and serves as the Major Gifts Officer for the College Foundation.
Jessica Strano Jessica Strano
Administrative Assistant to Executive Director and Foundation Board of Directors

Jessica, under general supervision of the Executive Director, plans, supervises and implements programs, events, and projects that promote and support Foundation and Advancement goals.
Karen Tacket Karen Urquhart-Tacket
Director of Development
805-546-3100 x 2497

Karen is responsible for implementing and managing fundraising programs to engage corporations, foundations, and individuals who are current/potential donors to support the district’s priority needs.
Janet Shephard Janet Shephard
Director of Grant Development

Janet works with faculty, administrators, staff, Institutional Research Office, and external agencies to coordinate, develop, and write grant proposals, research grant sources, and monitor implementation of grants received.

Richard Camarillo Richard Camarillo
Director of Foundation, Fiscal Services
805-546-3100 x 2358

Responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of the Foundation. Works closely with the Executive Director and Cuesta college in support of the Foundation's plans and goals.
Katie Nellesen Katie Nellesen
Foundation Programs Coordinator

Oversees alumni and community relations programs and events.
Jackie King Vacant
Account Technician

Supports the department's donor management system and produces tax notifications for the office.