WHO ARE WE?
Educators, Creatives, Entrepreneurs
BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO A CASE FOR CANNABIS
A Case for Cannabis: A California Educational Series is brought to you by the executive production team, CA Community College Regional Directors: Audrey Le Baudour, Xavier Nazario, and Fred Sconberg.
This series is developed by Working World LLC, with creative partners Codigos LLC and Studio 405 Live. This project is funded through California’s Economic and Workforce Development program, serving new and emerging industries.
BAY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGES CONSORTIUM
Xavier Nazario is a workforce development consultant who serves as Regional Director of Employer Engagement for Business and Entrepreneurship. His role is critical in solving the workforce challenges of SF Bay Area companies and small businesses by identifying partnerships and developing programs that lead community college students to secure living-wage employment. Xavier has held several leadership positions in K-12 and Higher Education over the past 15 year; however, his favorite role has been a community college business instructor.
AUDREY LE BAUDOUR
Audrey Le Baudour is a connector, educator and a passionate student advocate. In her role as the San Francisco Bay Area Regional Director of Employer Engagement for the Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism sectors for the California Community College Chancellors Office Workforce and Economic Development Division, Audrey focuses on providing vibrant pathways for students to meet their educational goals.
Fred Sconberg – Regional Director of Employer Engagement for the Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies sector serving the California Community Colleges in the San Francisco Bay Region. In his role as the San Francisco Bay Area Regional Director of Employer Engagement for the Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technology sectors, he connects employers with California Community Colleges.
My passion is helping people access training and resources to develop skills and competencies that lead to meaningful, livable-wage work. I currently serve as Regional Director of Special Projects at Cañada College. However, I work with all twenty-eight community colleges in the Bay Area Community College Consortium (baccc.net).
AMAL AMANDA ISSA
Amanda Issa is committed to inclusive, accessible, and meaningful opportunities serving low-income and first-generation students in pursuit of education and career goals. She currently serves as a Guided Pathways Regional Coordinator in the Bay Area with the Foundation for California Community Colleges.