Business and Computer Studies


Carmen Contreras,  IA II -Carmen is the Business Skills Center bilingual IA II, in Spanish & English.  She started working at Napa Valley College in 1995, as a temp employee, in the position of IA interpreter.  She accepted a permanent position as an IA I in 2001, and was promoted to an IA II in 2003.

Valerie Exum,  IA III/ BCS Adjunct Faculty -Valerie Exum is well known at Napa Valley College having worked here for over 21 years.  She started as an Instructional Assistant in 1987. She also worked in the Admissions and Records for several years on a part-time basis. While working full-time, she continued her education at Napa Valley College which allowed her the opportunity to start teaching in the Business Skills Center in 1996. She received her Bachelors Degree in Management in 2001, California Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in 2005, and her Master Degree in Education with a concentration in Curriculum/Instruction in 2007.  

Kathy Franco,  BCS Computer Support Technician -Kathy supports the BCS  computer systems, network and website.  She started working as an IA III in 1996, accepted a permanent position in 1999 and advanced to the position of  BCS  Computer Support Specialist in 2001. In 2005 her position was changed to that of Computer Support Technician, network/microcomputers.

Cristine Vasquez, Division Secretary
Office 1031-V, 259-8939