January 6, 2014
Joan Galvan, Public Information Officer
(805) 965-0581 ext. 2307
SBCC Board of Trustees Elects New Officers
At its annual organizational meeting in December, the Santa Barbara Community College District Board of Trustees elected Lisa Macker as president of the board for the 2014 calendar year. Marsha Croninger was named board vice president. Both were elected to the SBCC board in November 2010.
Ms. Macker previously served two terms as board vice president. She currently holds
the position of controller at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care of Santa Barbara. In
addition, she and her husband are owners of Dodson Land Surveying, Inc., a local land
surveying business. Ms. Macker’s professional experience includes over 27 years in
non-profit management at local non-profits including the Alpha Resource Center, Fielding
Graduate University and the Land Trust for Santa Barbara County. She was board treasurer
at Fielding for several years.
In the community, Ms. Macker has served as a board member for the Alpha Resource Center since 2004, holding the position of treasurer for eight years. She attended Santa Barbara City College and earned a B.A. degree in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara. She received her Certified Public Accountant license (currently inactive) in 1985. Ms. Macker and her husband Dennis Dodson are the parents of three children.
Other members of the SBCC board are Marty Blum, Veronica Gallardo, Dr. Peter Haslund, Dr. Marianne Kugler, and Craig Nielsen. Cristian Alvarez serves as student trustee.
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