The Division of Academic Affairs is one of four at Moreno Valley College. The division of Academic Affairs oversees MVC's six schools, accreditation efforts, curriculum, academic offerings, faculty and provides ongoing support to facilitate the gifted educators and students that make up our College community.

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Joumana McGowan Portrait

Joumana McGowan, Ed.D.

Vice President, Academic Affairs

Dr. Joumana McGowan serves as MVC's chief academic officer and is responsible for educational policy and academic programs. McGowan has over 20 years of higher education experience. She became vice president of Academic Affairs at the start of 2024, having previously served as an administrator and faculty member at numerous colleges across Southern California. McGowan holds an associate degree from Mt. SAC; a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; and a doctorate degree and graduate certificate in community college leadership from the University of Southern California.

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Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4 pm

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    Susan Lauda
    Administrative Assistant
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    Sabina Fernandez
    Instructional Programs Support Coordinator
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    (951) 571-6351
Anna Marie Amezquita
Dean of Instruction, Communications and Liberal Arts

(951) 571-6162

Administrative Assistant: Vacant

  • Phone: (951) 571-6163
  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm


Phillip Rawlings
Dean of Instruction, Public Safety Education and Training

(951) 571-6320

Administrative Assistant: Julie Perez

  • Phone: (951) 571-6314
  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm
Eric Anthony
Dean of Instruction, Career & Technical Education

(951) 571-6282

Tom Vitzelio
Dean, Student Success and Academic Support

(951) 571-6383

Administrative Assistant: Colleen McGurn

  • Phone: (951) 571-6309
  • Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm