Faculty and Staff

  • Guadalupe Duran

    Administrative Assistant

  • Sue Cecil

    Sue Cecil, RDAEF2, CDA

    Dental Assisting Adjunct Faculty

    CecilS@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2691

    Education

    Sacramento City College – AS in Dental Assisting

    Work Experience

    Private Practice, 36 years

  • Melissa Fellman

    Dr. Melissa Fellman

    Dental Hygiene Program Director / Chair

    FellmaM@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2096

    Education

    EdD: University of Nevada Reno – Doctorate of Education, Higher Education Leadership
    MPH: University of Nevada Reno – Master’s in Public Health
    BSDH: Loma Linda University – Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene

    Work Experience

    Sacramento City College (2011)
    Truckee Meadows Community College, 2008-2011
    Dental Hygiene Program

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    Josephine Ganas

    Dental Hygiene Professor

    GanasJ@losrios.edu

    Education

    Fresno City college 2007 RDH
    Oregon Institute of Technology 2019 BSDH

    Work Experience

    Sacramento City College 2019 Dental Hygiene Program
    Clinical practitioner 2007

  • Chrisy Jones

    Chrisy Jones, RDH, BS

    Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene

    JonesC@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2095

    Education

    Northern Arizona University – BS Liberal Arts
    Sacramento City College – AS Dental Hygiene
    Sacramento City College – Dental Assisting Certificate

    Work Experience

    Sacramento City College (2013)
    Private practice – general / periodontics / orthodontics

  • Brienne Lake

    Brienne Lake

    Dental Hygiene Assistant Professor

    LakeB@scc.losrios.edu

    Education

    AS: Santa Rosa Junior College
    BS: Foothill Community College

    Work Experience

    Private Practice, 11 years

  • Tammie Lane

    Tammie Lane, RDA, CDA, OAP, MBA, MEd

    Dental Assisting Professor

    lanet@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2256

    Education

    University of Phoenix – Masters in Education and Masters in Business Administration
    National University – BBA -Bachelors of Business Administration
    Sierra College – AA
    Western Career College – RDA
    JProductions – OAP

    Work Experience

    Sacramento City College (2007)
    Western Career College/Carrington College California
    General Dentistry, Endodontics, Oral Surgery

  • Tristin Becca Mortimer

    Tristin Becca Mortimer, RDA, CDA, RDH

    Dental Assisting Adjunct Professor

    mortimt@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2691

    Education

    California State University Sacramento – Bachelor’s of Arts in English
    Sacramento City College – Associate of Arts in Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene

    Work Experience

    Sacramento City College (2010)
    Private Practice

  • Mark B. Petersen

    Mark B. Petersen, DDS

    Supervising Dentist

    PetersM@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2303

    Education

    University of Southern California – Doctor of Dental Surgery – 1973
    University of Southern California – Prosthodontic Certification – 1975

    Work Experience

    Sacramento City College (2010)
    UCD Medical Center – Associate Clinical Professor – 1982-2010
    Private practice – 1973-1982
    Arden Oaks Dental Care
    Rosa Dental Care

  • Julie Rodriguez

    Julie Rodriguez, RDA, CDA

    Dental Assisting Adjunct Faculty

    @scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2691

    Education

    Solano Community College

    Work Experience

    Sacramento City College (2017)
    Diablo Valley College
    Blake Austin College
    Private Practice in general dentistry, oral surgery, periodontics, and orthodontics, 18 years

  • Melodi Randolph

    Melodi Randolph, RDAEF2, CDA, OAP, BS, MEd

    Dental Assisting Program Coordinator / Chair

    randolm@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2038

    Education

    Ashford University – Master’s in Post-Secondary Education
    Ashford University – Bachelor’s in Sociology
    Bethany Bible College – AA in Office Administration

    Work Experience

    Sacramento City College (2006)
    San Joaquin Valley College
    Western Career College
    Private practice

  • Melissa Walker

    Melissa Walker, RDA, CDA, OAP, BS

    Dental Assisting Adjunct Faculty

    WalkerM@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2691

    Education

    Brigham Young University Idaho – BS in Communication, Minors in Business and English
    Brigham Young University Idaho – AS in General Education
    Western Career College-Associate of Science Degree in Dental Assisting

    Work Experience

    Sacramento City College (2017)
    Pacific Dental Services, 8 years – Regional Specialty Back Office Manager
    Carrington College
    Private Orthodontic Practice, 3 years

  • Shanda Wallace

    Shanda Wallace, RDH, BSDH

    Dental Hygiene Professor

    Wallacs@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2095

    Education

    Loma Linda University – BS in Dental Hygiene
    Cabrillo College – Dental Hygiene

    Work Experience

    Sacramento City College (2012)
    University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
    J Productions
    Private Practice, 30 years

  • Sandra Wheeldon

    Sandra Wheeldon, RDA, CDA, OAP

    Adjunct Faculty

    wheelds@scc.losrios.edu
    916-558-2691

    Education

    Sacramento City College

    Work Experience

    Sacramento City College (2009)
    Paragon Orthodontic Dental Lab – Owner
    Private practice, 20 years