• Nordstrom Johnson


    A Yuba Junior College alumnus and UC Berkeley graduate who spent four years in the Navy as an electronics
    technician, Mr. Johnson was key in bringing Esparto into the Woodland college district. Beginning in 1976,
    he spent 18 years on the YCCD Board of Trustees and the Yolo County School Board Association, earning several
    service awards. Mr. Johnson worked for Cummins Diesel and Aerojet Corp. He is retired but remains active in
    the community, including the Esparto Lions Club.

  • Dorothy Minges


    As a local educator, Minges became an early
    and long-term member of the Yuba College Foundation Board representing her native Woodland area and was
    instrumental in the development of the Foundation’s scholarship program. A University of the Pacific
    graduate, Minges taught elementary classes for 36 years before retiring and becoming a local real estate agent.
    She is involved with the Woodland Chamber of Commerce, and was a founding member of the Apple Tree Foundation.

  • Ray Gutierrez


    With more than 50 years in the educational profession, Ray Gutierrez was
    part of the first Woodland Campus staff. After graduating from Chico State as a physical education major with
    a minor in health education, Gutierrez returned to his native Woodland where he taught P.E., was a counselor
    and assistant principal. In 1976, he was hired by WCC; and just a couple months later, Mr. Gutierrez
    became dean. He retired from WCC in 1993, and continues to serve as the Commissioner for the Tri County Conference.

  • Alan Flory


    Raised in Napa, Mr. Flory moved to Woodland in 1965 after graduating from Sacramento State with
    a business degree. He worked for the State Board of Equalization and was Yolo County Assessor for
    a dozen years, represented the Woodland area on the Yuba College Board of Trustees for 12 years —
    during which time the science and library buildings were completed — and also taught real estate courses
    at the first Woodland Campus on California Street.

  • Marcela Bautista


    An Esparto High School graduate and Foundation scholarship recipient, Bautista earned an
    associate’s degree from WCC and a degree in business at Sacramento State. She currently works as
    the Operations Supervisor at Premier West Bank in Woodland, is a Chamber Ambassador, teaches financial
    classes at the Yolo Wayfarer Center and Woodland High School, and volunteers for the Epicurean Esprit.
    Bautista is also a member of the WCC Foundation Board.

  • Donna McGill-Cameron

    One of the original faculty members, McGill-Cameron continues to teach
    at WCC. Born and raised in Humbolt County, McGill-Cameron graduated from Sacramento State with bachelor’s
    and master’s degrees in business and economics, and later earned a second master’s degree from
    Mississippi State University in physical education, and a doctorate in educational management from the University
    of Luverne. She teaches economics, business computers, health and physical education.