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Question or comments? Contact Editor Lisa Van De Hey at FRIDAy >> NOVEMBER 18, 2016 >> THE GRIDLEY HERALD School Leadership cause The Gridley High School Leadership class cur- rently has a box available in the Main Office to collect donations for the UC Davis Children's Hospital. This effort is spearheaded by Gracie Gonzalez who is look- ing for gifts to brighten the spirits of patients during the holiday season. Gracie has asked for socks, paja- mas, blankets, toys, games, stocking stuffers and gift cards for food and gas.GHS leadership students have also placed donation boxes at local businesses includ- ing Les Schwab, the Gridley Library, Tiffiny's Salon, Casa Lupe and Round Table Pizza. Donations will be picked up from each location at the end of each week. Thank you for your support!i Gasey Dietle I was born in Chico. Throughout high school I was the batboy for the Chico Heat baseball team and worked at a gas station pumping gas and working in the warehouse. I attended Butte Community College and graduated with an AS degree in Fire Science. In the spring of 2005 I graduated the Butte Fire Acad- emy and started working for the US Forest Service on the Lassen National Forest, I was stationed in Chester on Lassen Crew 1 and worked there for 2 fire seasons. I accepted a job with CALFIRE in Butte County in 2007 as a Firefighter and was stationed in Butte Meadows. I have also been stationed in Para- dise, Chico and took a Firefighter position in Gridley in 2014. I promoted to Engineer here in Gridley in 2015. I am a member of the Butte CountySwift Water Rescue Team. I really enjoy working here in Grid- ley, the community is very appreciative of us here at the fire house and we are very involved with all of the events that happen in the community. When I am off duty I like to spend time with my girlfriend and my family, I am an avid hunter and outdoorsman. I also enjoy snowboarding, wakeboarding, woodworking and remodeling my house. Butte College has named Virginia Guleff as its new Vice President for Student Learning and Eco- nomic Development. She will begin her new position January 3. Guleffwas officially appointed to the posi- tion at the Butte College Board of Trustees meeting November 16. "I am honored to serve Butte College in this role and for the opportunity to further the college's out- standing work in providing educational opportunities to our rural students, said Guleff. Guleff and her team will be focused on advancing and integrating the many initiatives that community colleges around the state are implementing including student success and retention, completion, student learning outcomes, student equity, and guided path- ways. She will provide leadership for all academic programs, as well as economic and workforce devel- opment programs. "Virginia is a proven leader serving many years as a vice president and also a dean which will serve Butte College well. Her areas of expertise and collaborative leadership style are exceptional and we're thrilled she will be joining us," said Samia Yaqub, Butte College President. Virginia Guleffis currently the interim Vice Pres- ident for Instruction at Solano College. Prior to that she served, as the Vice President for Education and Student Services forfour years at Mendocino College where she provided leadership for instructional and student services. She served as Dean of Instruction and also Dean of Career and Technical Education at Mendocino College for five years prior. Additionally, Virginia was a tenured faculty member for 10 years in the San Diego Community College District and the Chair, Department of English, Communications and World Languages at San Diego Miramar College. She holds a master's degree in linguistics from San Diego State University, and a bachelor's degree in linguistics from San Jose State University. Guleff serves as co-chair of the California Com- munity College Curriculum Committee (5C). She is a member of the Association of California Community College Administrators (ACCCA) and the California Community Colleges Chief Instructional Officers (CCCCIO). She has served on the North Far North Pick up an application at 650 Kentucky St. Gridley Regional Consortium Coordinating Council and as the Region 1 Representative to the California Com- munity College Chief Instructional Officers Board. iiiiiiiiiiiii i ! iiiii!!ii i! iiii i i iiiiiiiiii#ii Lic. B813508 PO Box 899, Forest Ranch, CA 95942 Fax (530) 725-4363