• Peaceful Wishes
  • UCC Thanks Our Community
  • Recovery Website
  • Need to talk?

    Community partners have come together to provide support and sharing with UCC students, faculty and staff.

    Grief sharing and counseling are available on campus, 7:30am - 5pm in the bistro - next to the cafeteria.

    The Community Health Alliance is staffing a 24-hour hotline at 541-440-3532 or 800-866-9780.

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Campus will be CLOSED Dec 19 - Jan 3 for Winter Break

  • UCC President's Search Forum

    welcome center news

    A community open form will be held to gather thoughts about what would be important traits of the new president.

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  • New Interim President

    Welcome Center WEB

    Board unanimously approves entering contract negotiations with Dr. Walter H. Nolte.

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  • Faculty Lecture Series

    Faculty Lecture Series

    Stimulate the mind and spirit by attending these fascinating 20-minute presentations.

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Board of Trustees

UCC Zones 2014The Board of Trustees of Umpqua Community College honors a strong commitment to serve a diverse student and community population, providing equal opportunities for students, staff and community to access educational and employment programs.

The college is focused on efforts that will enhance the accessibility of education to students and the community, create a positive learning environment, and foster awareness in the district it serves.

Zone 1: North County
Zone 2: North Central County
Zone 3: West Central County
Zone 4: East Central County
Zone 5: South Central County
Zone 6: Southeast County
Zone 7: At-Large

UCC Board Members


Betty Tamm

Elected July 2007
Zone 1: North County

Doris Ladthrop

Doris Lathrop

Elected July 2015
Zone 2: North Central


Wendy Weikum

Elected July 2007
Zone 3: West Central


Sharon Rice

Elected July 2009
Zone 4: East Central


Bob Bell

Elected July 2009
Zone 5: South Central

Joe Pospisil

Joe Pospisil

Appointed October 2015
Zone 6: Southeast County


Vanessa Becker

Board Chair
Elected July 2009
Zone 7: District At-Large



Robynne Wilgus - Contact
Board Assistant
Phone: 541-440-4622

Get connected with the UCC community

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    Rita Cavin
    Interim President
  • Emery Smith
    Emery Smith
    Social Science
  • Caroline Hopkins
    Caroline Hopkins
    Director of Student Support
  • Honey Mcnamara
    Honey McNamara
  • Tafea Polamalu
    Tafea Polamalu
    Retention Specialist
  • Susan Taylor
    Susan Taylor
  • Dave Stricklin
    Dave Stricklin
    Women's Basketball Coach
  • Jan Woodcock
    Jan Woodcock
    Social Science
  • Kira Oerman
    Kira Oerman
    Recruitment Specialist
  • Jason Heald
    Jason Heald
  • Marjan Coester
    Marjan Coester
    Student Life Director
  • Justin Lott
    Justin Lott
    Academic Advisor
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    Danielle Haskett
    Accessibility Services
  • Michelle Bergmann
    Michelle Bergmann
    Director of Financial Aid
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    Stephanie Newman
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