Kasey Gardner, Vice President of Academic and Student Services
Adela Esquivel-Swinson, Vice President of Student Services
Adela Esquivel-Swinson is a bilingual Latina who is a first-generation college student with more than twenty years of experience in higher education. Her career includes serving diverse community colleges in various capacities across California. Throughout her career, she has championed access and student success.
Prior to joining Woodland Community College in July 2020, she served as Vice President of Student Affairs at Evergreen Valley College in San Jose, CA. Ms. Esquivel-Swinson holds a Master’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Educational Leadership and Social Justice from Antioch University in Santa Barbara, CA, and a Human Services degree with an emphasis in Counseling from Notre Dame de Namuir University in Belmont, CA.
Her hobbies include gardening, reading, cooking, traveling, walking her dog Molly with her husband Paul, and attending gatherings with family and friends.