The Cuesta College Board of Trustees appointed the following 7 individuals to serve on the Citizens’ Oversight Committee (COC): 

Gayla Chapman, at-large representative
Scott Lathrop, at-large representative
Susan Dressler, senior citizens group representative
Patrick O’Hara, business representative
Jordan Jantzen, student representative
Anneka Scranton, support organization representative
Mark Johnson, taxpayer organization representative


In accordance with Education Code Section 15278(b), the COC will:

  • Inform the public concerning the District's expenditure of Measure L bond proceeds;
  • Review expenditure reports produced by the District to ensure that Measure L bond proceeds were expended only for the purposes set forth in Measure L; and
  • Present to the Board in public session, an annual written report outlining their activities and conclusions regarding the expenditure of Measure L bond proceeds.
  • All appointments will be made by the Board from applications submitted to the District.


The committee will consist of at least seven members:

  • One student enrolled and active in a community college support group, such as student government.
  • One member active in a business organization representing the business community located in the District.
  • One member active in a senior citizens' organization.
  • One member active in a bona-fide taxpayers association.
  • One member active in a support organization for the college, such as a foundation.
  • Two members of the community at-large.


The initial appointments are staggered, such that some of the initial appointees have been appointed to serve one full two-year term.  The other initial appointments serve a one-year term, but will be eligible for reappointment by the Board for a second and third two-year term.

If you are interested in filling out a COC application, it will be kept on file for future review. 

Download the Oversight Committee Application (Word doc)