Dr. Jason Curtis,  PhD.
 Interim Assistant Superintendent/Vice President

Melinda Weaver, Administrative Assistant

Mylea Christensen, Support Technician


Functions of Academic Affairs

The functions of the Department of Academic Affairs are to provide leadership and coordination for all of the instructional programs, including both credit and fee-based programs.  The department is also responsible for coordinating and supervising the Library/Learning Resources and Institutional Research departments. 

Academic Affairs provides support for curriculum development, class schedule development, catalog development, accreditation self-study, staff development, and FLEX activities development. 

Academic Affairs seeks to support faculty through orientation and training. It also leads the Curriculum Committee and serves as the Accreditation Liaison for Cuesta College.

Academic Affairs Deans

  • Madeline Medeiros, Dean of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Isabelle Saber, Interim Dean of Mathematics & Sciences, Nursing & Allied Health, and Athletics
  • Dr. John CascamoDean of Workforce and Economic Development
  • Dr. Ryan Cartnal, Dean of Institutional Research, Library, Learning Resources & Instructional Technology


Academic Affairs Directors

  • Que Dang, Director of Student Equity & Success Centers
  • Marcia Scott, Director of Nursing
  • Vacant, Associate Director of Allied Health & Paramedic Program Director
  • Robert Mariucci, Director of Athletics
  • Katie Mervin, Director of Cuesta Children's Center
  • Dr. Matthew Green, Director of Workforce Economic Development & Community Programs
  • Mia Ruiz, Associate Director of Continuing Education and Special Programs
  • Gayla Jurevich, Director of Business & Entrepreneurship Center


Office of Academic Affairs Phone numbers list (as of Fall 2019)

Academic Affairs Organizational Chart

P.O. Box 8106, San Luis Obispo, CA  93403-8106
Phone: (805) 546-3122   FAX: (805) 546-3966
Room 3160 (in the 3100 building) on the San Luis Obispo campus