Rev. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, Ph.D.
Vice President of Education and Dean of Esperanza College
As dean of Esperanza College, Conde-Frazier is responsible for setting the vision and strategic direction, and providing leadership and management for the programs and faculty. Previously, she was professor of religious education at the Claremont School of Theology, and taught Hispanic/Latino/a theology at the Latin American Bible Institute in La Puente, California. As professor, she mentored Latino/a students and wrote in the areas of multicultural education, Latina feminist theology, the spirituality of the scholar, and issues of justice as they relate to education.
As founder of the Orlando E. Costas Hispanic and Latin American Ministries Program at Andover Newton Theological School, Conde-Frazier also developed programs for the development of ministers and lay leaders, including youth. She has more than 10 years of experience as an ordained pastor, and has been a bilingual teacher. She has a B.A. from Brooklyn College, an M.Div. from Palmer Seminary, and a Ph.D. in the area of theology and religious education from Boston College.
Terrence Roberts, Ph.D.
CEO, Terrence J. Roberts & Associates
Terrence J. Roberts, Ph.D., is CEO of Terrence J. Roberts & Associates, a management consultant firm devoted to fair and equitable practices in business and industry. A graduate of California State University at Los Angeles (BA), and UCLA (MSW), Roberts obtained his Ph.D. in psychology from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. He recently retired from the faculty in the department of psychology at Antioch University, Los Angeles.
Roberts, who resides in Pasadena, California, with his wife, Rita, is active in the Pasadena/Altadena community, where he helps young people develop positive attitudes toward obtaining formal education. Roberts and his wife have two daughters and two grandsons.
Vice President of Student Services at Rio Hondo College
Henry Gee has spent more than 30 years in higher education, and been vice president of student services at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, California, for six years. Prior to that, he served for 10 years as the dean of student affairs at Santa Ana College, and 15 years at Azusa Pacific University in various capacities. He has been active with the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), having served in many roles regionally and nationally; he currently serves on the NASPA Foundation Board. For the past nine years, he has also served as the co-facilitator of the Leadership Development Program for Higher Education (LDPHE), a program sponsored by the Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education (APAHE) and the Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP). Gee was a member of the inaugural LDPHE class in 1997, and is a former Board member of APAHE.
Gee, a first-generation college student, was honored with the Shattering the Glass Ceiling Award by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Asian Pacific Islander Knowledge Community (APIKC) in 2003, named a Pillar of the Profession in 2004 by the NASPA Foundation, and received the inaugural Outstanding Mentoring Award from the NASPA APIKC in 2008. In July 2009, he was honored to receive the David R. Barclay Alumni Leadership Award bestowed upon him by LEAP. In November that same year, he was presented the inaugural Community College Professional Award from NASPA Region VI at the Western Regional Conference in San Jose.