Commission Staff

Dr. Stephanie Droker

Stephanie Droker

President

Dr. Droker currently serves as ACCJC President, having joined the ACCJC staff in August 2016 as Vice President and then Senior Vice President.  Dr. Droker has provided organizational and regional leadership in the development and support of ACCJC’s strategic priorities and accreditation initiatives. She has worked with agency staff, Commissioners, and institutional representatives from across ACCJC’s membership, including private colleges and those in the Pacific region, to affect change and foster innovation in both ACCJC operations and within member institutions.  On the national front, Dr. Droker contributes to educational quality by serving as a member of the committee on recognition for the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA.)  Prior to joining the Commission, Dr. Droker held senior-level college administration and faculty positions within the California Community College system.

Gohar Momjian

Vice President

Gohar Momjian joined the commission staff in September 2017.  Accreditation is the cornerstone of her 20+ years’ experience in higher education.  As Associate Vice Chancellor of Institutional Development, and Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) for City College of San Francisco from July 2012 until June 2015, she helped to lead the College’s improvement processes.   Most recently, she served as Interim Director of Operations at Cañada College.  Prior to that, Momjian gained in-depth knowledge working with the WASC Senior College and University Commission as the ALO for the American University of Armenia.   She holds a B.A. in Psychology with a specialization in Business Administration from UCLA, and an M.A. in International Education, Administration and Policy Analysis from Stanford University. Vice President Momjian supports the Commission’s Evaluation and Planning Committee (which includes planning for the annual Commission Development Workshop) and Policy Committee.”

Cheri M. Sixbey

Vice President of Operations

Cheri M. Sixbey, M.A., joined the commission staff in July 2012. Before beginning at ACCJC she served for 12 years as Executive Director of a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and training of mental health professionals, and the expansion of quality mental health services, worldwide. She holds a master’s degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Michigan, and a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University. A dynamic nonprofit management professional, she is responsible for all aspects of ACCJC’s financial operations, budgeting, annual audit, human resources and staff benefits, risk management program, office management, and facility operations.

Tom Lane

Tom Lane

Information Technology/Administrative Support