The Management & Leadership Academy (MLA) is San Bernardino County’s premier program established to provide comprehensive management and leadership training to adequately prepare and develop our leaders of tomorrow.
Graduates of MLA take great pride in the Academy and use their learning experiences and the relationships they’ve built to become leaders in the County.
The following MLA alumni are among those who promoted in the County in 2021. Congratulations alumni!
*Note-Promotion information is only obtained via alumni sharing. The list below is not all-inclusive.
Kathleen Huaman promoted to Division Director II with the Probation Department
Melissa Kelsch promoted to Eligibility Worker Supervisor I with the Transitional Assistance Department
Martha Zepeda promoted to Deputy Director with the Transitional Assistance Department
Marlena Sanchez promoted to Eligibility Worker Supervisor I with the Transitional Assistance Department
Nidia Vargas promoted to Administrative Supervisor I with the Fire Protection District
Nicole Hansen promoted to Personnel Technician with the Human Resources Department
Melanee Stovall promoted to Administrative Analyst III with the County Administrative Office
Karina Perez promoted to Accounting Technician with County Counsel
Michelle Aguilar promoted to Supervising Environmental Health Specialist for the Department of Public Health
Dora Mejia promoted to Supervising Medical Emergency Planning Specialist with the Department of Behavioral Health
Yelena Ruiz promoted to Supervising Social Worker with the Department of Aging and Adult Services
Edith Lockerman promoted to Program Specialist II with the Transitional Assistance Department
Cecelia Green promoted to Supervising Social Services Practitioner with Children and Family Services
Grant Mann promoted to Deputy Director, Flood Control District with the department of Public Works
Ricardo Alvarado promoted to Social Services Practitioner I with the department of Children and Family Services
Karama Roberson promoted to Human Resources Business Partner II with the Department of Human Resources
Jeremy Dean promoted to Lieutenant with the Sheriff’s Department
Keith Jackson promoted to Business Systems Analyst III with Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Thomas Sone promoted to Public Defender with the Office of the Public Defender
David Quiroz promoted to Deputy Director with the Department of Aging and Adult Services
Rasheed Alexander promoted to Assistant Public Defender with the Office of Public Defender
Erika Fields promoted to Board Services Supervisor with the Clerk of the Board
Monique Perez promoted to Administrative Manager with Human Services Personnel
Zakia Simmons promoted to Social Services Practitioner I with Children and Family Services
Jennifer Mulhall-Duadel promoted to Administrative Analyst III at the County Administrative Office in Special Projects