As we have reported to you in previous news articles, C.A.S.H. has founded a Maintenance Management Certification Program. The following instructors have been named to teach the courses, starting with a Boot Camp at the UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center, April 30 – May 3, 2014:
Joe Dixon, Assistant Superintendent
Santa Ana Unified School District
Mr. Dixon is the Assistant Superintendent, Facilities & Governmental Relations for the Santa Ana Unified School District. He oversees the facility planning, construction, and maintenance functions for the district. With the passage of a $200 million General Obligation Bond in 2008, Mr. Dixon has leveraged an additional $235 million in state funds and has built 354 new classrooms, renovated 825 classrooms, and removed 465 portable buildings in just 4 years.
Mr. Dixon serves as Chair for the Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.). At the federal level, he recently chaired the Californians for School Facilities, successfully advocating for public school programs such as QZAB and QSCB. He is a Board Member for Green Schools, a member of the School Energy Coalition, and has worked with the California Energy Commission and Public Interest Energy Research on innovative school energy projects. He is a member of the Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce, serving on their Government Affairs Council, as well as a member of the City of Santa Ana Oversight Committee for the Successor Agency to the former Redevelopment Agency. Mr. Dixon serves as an instructor at California State University, Fullerton in the School Business Management program, teaching classes in maintenance, operations, transportation, facilities, and property management. He has conducted workshops throughout California focusing on school facilities and the process necessary to fund, build and maintain public schools.
Ted Rozzi, Assistant Superintendent of Facilities
Corona-Norco Unified School District
Mr. Rozzi has 30 years’ experience in California public school district maintenance and facilities planning administration. Ted has a Bachelor’s Degree from Cal Poly Pomona and a MBA from Cal State San Bernardino. Ted began his career as a Maintenance Supervisor with the Redlands Unified School District in 1983, and worked as the Coordinator of Facilities for the Beaumont Unified School District from 1990 to 1992. In 1992, Ted was hired by the Corona-Norco Unified School District where he now serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Facilities. In his time at Corona-Norco Unified, the District’s student enrollment population has risen from 23,000 to 53,000+. Ted has been responsible for the planning, finance and construction of $1.4 billion of school facilities improvements. Ted has supervised the completion of 16 new elementary schools, 4 new intermediate schools, and 4 new high schools.
Ted is a former chair of the Coalition for Adequate School Housing (C.A.S.H.) and has testified before numerous committees of the State Legislature regarding the need for state funding of new and existing school facilities. Ted has also been an active presenter in conferences sponsored by C.A.S.H., the Association of California School Administrators, the California School Boards Association and the California Association of School Business Officials.
Fred E. Diamond, MBAx, CSI, ACIA
Director of Facilities and Construction
Citrus Community College District
Mr. Diamond is the Director of Facilities and Construction for Citrus Community College District and has been in the educational facilities industry for over 19 years, both at the community college and K-12 level. Additionally, Fred has been in the architecture, engineering and construction industry for over 30 years. Prior to joining education, Fred worked in several capacities in the architectural services industry. Having a broad educational background including architecture, engineering and business administration, including dual MBAs in Executive Management and Marketing, supports Fred’s continued commitment to a career of bettering educational facilities and leadership. Fred holds certifications through the Construction Specifications Institute and the Northwest Energy Efficiency Council and is the national school committee chair for the American Construction Inspectors Association. Fred serves on the Registered Construction Inspectors Board, the Inland Empire Construction Specifications Institute Board and also serves in various capacities for California’s Coalition for Adequate School Housing.
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The CMMCP is a valuable program that will foster the development of current and future highly educated and skilled professionals in the area of school maintenance and operations programs. California’s current investment in public school facilities represents an acknowledgement of the key role buildings play in education, as well as an enormous ongoing challenge in management and maintenance.
Graduates of the C.A.S.H. Maintenance Management Certification Program will be a vital asset to school districts throughout California.
To apply for the Maintenance Management Certificate Program, please use the link to the application above. If you have any questions, please contact Greg Golik at email@example.com or Cheryl Mackelvie at firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: (916)448-8577