Laura Hecht, Assistant Vice President
Laura Hecht began as Assistant Vice President of IRPA in 2008. Prior to her appointment, she served as Professor of Sociology. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from Indiana University in 1996, a M.A. in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1991, and a B.S. in Biology and Secondary Education in 1988, also from UW-Milwaukee.
Maricela Guerra, Research Assistant
Maricela Guerra joined the IRPA office in July 2010. She received her BA in Sociology and MPA in Public Administration from California State University, Bakersfield.
Cheryl Holsonbake, Research Associate
Cheryl Holsonbake joined IRPA in July 2007. She received her BA in Economics and MPA in Public Administration from California State University, Bakersfield. Prior to CSUB, Cheryl worked for Kern County Superintendent of Schools for seven years as a Research Associate.
Duane Jorges, Analyst/Programmer
Duane Jorges came to CSU Bakersfield in 1999 as an analyst programmer and joined IRPA in February of 2009. He began his career as a programmer in 1985 specializing in low level languages and data analysis
Sandra Crosby, Research Assistant
Sandra Crosby joined IRPA in October 2008. Sandra has worked for CSU Bakersfield since 1995.