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CIS Fulltime Faculty Profiles
 
   
 

 















  • Anna
    Degtyareva
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  • Mary
    Johnson
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  • John
    Blyzka
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  • Barry
    Andrews
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  • Jim
    Gau
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  • Jai
    Mehta
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  • Vic
    Zamora
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  • Shui-lien
    Huang
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  • Elaine
    Emanuel
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  • Bill
    Roche
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  • Adjunct Faculty





                                                                                                                                                                                               
Group picture of the CIS Fulltime faculty. Mt. SAC is committed to attracting and retaining a highly skilled and talented workforce to fulfill the College’s mission of educational excellence.  This includes both the faculty and the staff that support the goals of the Business Division and ultimately the college.
The Computer Information Systems (CIS) Department has attracted some of the finest educators to help students become proficient in IT skills and be able to work productively within the exciting and ever-changing Information Technology field.

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Professor Anna Degtyareva

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Education:

  • MS in Economics from Saint Petersburg Engineering Economical Academy
  • MS in Computer Science from Cal State San Bernardino
  • 2 Database courses from Oracle Academy
  • 2 Security courses from Learning Tree

Work Experience:

  • I worked for 7 years in technical industry
  • I taught as an adjunct professor for 3 years before becoming full time

Campus Activities:

  • Member of Faculty Association
  • Past member of the Mt. SAC Academic Senate

Courses I Teach:

          (Click on any course number below for a full description of the course.)

Professor Mary Johnson

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Education:

  • Bachelor's (BA) degree in Business Administration with a concentration in MIS
        from Cal State University, Fullerton, which was granted in 1989
  • Masters (MS) degree in Computer Science, from Azusa Pacific University,
        granted in 1996.

Work Experience:

  • I worked for 12 years in the technical industry as a Programmer Analyst,
        Systems Analyst and Manager for several companies, the last one
        being Security Pacific Bank.
  • I taught as an adjunct professor for 4 years, prior to becoming a full time professor
        at MtSAC.

Campus Activities:

  • Past Department Co-Chairperson of the CIS Department
  • Currently Assistant Online Learning Faculty Mentor at Mt. SAC
               *Office and phone information for this current position: LTC-262D, X6369
  • Currently on the General Education Outcomes Committee at Mt. SAC

Courses I Teach:

          (Click on any course number below for a full description of the course.)

Professor John Blyzka

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Education:

  • BS in Biology from UC Irvine
  • MS in Computer Science from California State University at Fullerton

Work Experience:

  • Mt San Antonio College - CIS Department
  • California Polytechnic University - EBZ Depart

Campus Activities:

  • RISSC Co-Principle Investigator
  • New Faculty Seminar Coordinator

Courses I Teach:

          (Click on any course number below for a full description of the course.)

Professor Barry Andrews

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Education:

  • BS in Business Administration from Indiana University
  • MBA (MIS concentration) from California State University at Fullerton

Work Experience:

  • 13 years in retail management (Thrifty Drug, Smith’s Grocery, Drug Emporium)
  • 2 years application developer (Southern California Edison)
  • 7 years college professor (Mt. SAC)

Campus Activities:

  • Extensive background/education in Online Teaching and Learning
  • Member of the Distance Learning Committee
  • Course Coordinator for CISB 11 and CISM 11 courses
  • Past member of the Mt. SAC Academic Senate
  • BlackBoard Trainer for Planning and Organizational Development
  • Co-Chair of the Computer Information Systems Department
  • Co-chair for the CIS Advisory Committee

Courses I Teach:

          (Click on any course number below for a full description of the course.)

Professor Jim Gau

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Education:

  • MBA - California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, California (1985).

Work Experience:

  • General Manager of Computer Products United from 1985 to 1989
  • President and founder of LANtek Computer Inc. in Walnut since 1989
  • President and founder of Zen Network Solutions since 2002: consulting in network
        administration and security management
  • Consulted and implemented Novell, Microsoft, and Cisco network for Government
        and various industries for over 25 years

Campus Activities:

  • Chinese Club Advisor
  • CIS CLub Advisor
  • Developed AS degree CNASM (Computer Network Administration & Security Management)
  • Developed joint Bachelors Degree BSIT/NASM with CSUF
  • Assisted NSF project and Information Assurance Certificate with Cal Poly, Pomona
  • Developed Mt. SAC CIS professional networking and network security certificates
  • Developed CISN51 Cisco CCNA prep course
  • Developed CISS25 Network Security - Firewall
  • Developed CISS23 Network Analysis - NIDS, HIDS, IPS
  • Developed CISS21 Network Vulnerability and Countermeasures
  • Initiated and completed the status for Mt. SAC as Novell Education Academic Partner
  • Initiated and completed the status for Mt. SAC as Microsoft Education Academic Partner

Professional Memberships and Certifications:

  • MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer at the highest Enterprise level 1999).
  • CNI (Certified Novell Instructor 1997).
  • MCSE (Microsoft Certified System Engineer 1999).
  • CNE (Certified Novell Engineer since 1991)
  • CCNA (Certified Cisco Network Associate 2001).

Courses I Teach:

          (Click on any course number below for a full description of the course.)

Professor Jaishri Mehta

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Education:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering
  • MS in Computer Science
  • Scholarship to IACBP at Carnegie Mellon
  • Scholarship to Naval Post Graduate School for Security

Campus Activities:

  • Java curriculum Liaison
  • Co-chair for the CIS Advisory Committee
  • Currently serving as Principal Investigator for the ATE grant - RISSC
  • Currently serving as the PI for the CATLI grant
  • Currently serving as the PI for the IDRC grant
  • Senior Personnel for the previous ATE grant

Professional Memberships and Certifications:

Courses I Teach:

          (Click on any course number below for a full description of the course.)

Professor Vic Zamora

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Education:

  • BS Economics, CSU Los Angeles
  • Certificate in Online Teaching, CSU Hayward

Work Experience:

  • Developer and Trainer - Mt. SAC Training Source 1999 & 2005,
        SASSFA Regional Training Centers 1995 - 1998, Mid-Valley Consortium 1996 - 1998
  • Adjunct CIS Faculty - Rio Hondo College and
        Fullerton College 1996 - 1998
  • Senior Business Systems Analyst, Senior Refinery and Pipeline Scheduler,
        Finished Product Contracts Supervisor
        - ARCO Petroleum Products Company 1973-1995

Campus Activities:

  • CIS Department Co-Chair, 2007 to present
  • Grants:
    • Committee Chair, CTE Grant, 2008-2009
    • VTEA grant on CIS Curriculum, 2008-2009
    • Instructional Improvement Grants - Linux and Online courses
  • Instructor, Podcasting courses for faculty
  • CIS Department Curriculum Coordinator for Open Source software, Linux, and Web programming related courses
  • Member - Educational Design Committee, 2007-2010
  • Senator - Academic Senate 1999-2002
  • Member - Distance Learning Committee 1999-2002

Off-Campus Activities:

  • President - San Beda College Alumni Association of Southern California - 1983
  • Guest Lecturer - University of St. La Salle, Bacolod, Philippines, 2003 & 2006
  • Guest Lecturer - San Beda College, Manila, Philippines, 2003, 2008
  • Scoutmaster, Troop Committee Member, Cubmaster, District Head Trainer - Boy Scouts of America - Golden Eagle District, California 1985-1995
  • Co-Chair - 2nd Bedan International Grand Reunion - Anaheim, May 2007
  • Co-Chair - 1st Bedan International Grand Reunion - Las Vegas, June 2002
  • Advisor - San Beda College Alumni Association of Southern California, 1984-Present
  • Member - Committee for Liturgical Vestment Exhibit - Carson and San Juan Capistrano, 2000-2001
  • Volunteer Teacher - ARCO Joint Education Program - Tenth Street Elementary School, 1987-1990

Courses I Teach:

          (Click on any course number below for a full description of the course.)

Professor Shui-lien Huang

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Education:

  • BA from University of Chinese Culture, Taiwan
  • MA from West Texas State University

Work Experience:

  • 4 years adjunct professor at West Los Angeles College

Campus Activities:

  • Member of the Distance Learning Committee
  • Past member of the Mt. SAC Academic Senate
  • Member of the Mt.SAC faculty Association
  • Department Liaison for the CISB 15 course
  • Past advisors for several student clubs
  • Past CIS Scholarship subcommittee coordinator

Courses I Teach:

          (Click on any course number below for a full description of the course.)

Professor Elaine Emanuel

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Education:

  • M.A in Organizational Management - University of Phoenix
  • B.S. in Business Administration - University of La Verne
  • A.S. in Computer Information Systems - Mt. SAC

Work Experience:

  • Full-time faculty - Mt. SAC ( 1998-present )
  • Adjunct faculty - Mt. SAC ( 1990 - 1998 )
  • Computer Facilities Supervisor ( 1989 - 1998 )

Campus Activities:

  • Member of Faculty Association - FCCCA - CTA
  • Past Department Co-Chair ( Office Technology )
  • Past member of Academic Senate
  • Past member of Educational Design Committee

Courses I Teach:

          (Click on any course number below for a full description of the course.)




Professor Bill Roche

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Courses I Teach:

          (Click on any course number below for a full description of the course.)




CIS Adjunct Faculty Members



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