Governing Board


Cochise College Governance

The Cochise County Community College District is governed by a five-member Governing Board elected from precincts in Cochise County. Board members serve six-year terms and hold public meetings one time per month, or as necessary.

Sierra Vista Campus | Administration/500 Building
(520) 515-5401 | Fax: (520) 515-5406 | wheelerc@cochise.edu

Cochise College Governing Board Members

Dennis Nelson

Mr. Dennis L. Nelson,
Chair

Precinct 5
Elected November 2012.
Term expires January 2019.
(520) 515-5401
nelsondl@cochise.edu

Danny Ortega jr

Mr. Danny Ortega, Jr.
Board Secretary

Precinct 2
Appointed August 2015.
Re-elected November 2016.
Term expires December 2022.
(520) 515-5401
ortega520@cochise.edu

Jane Strain

Mrs. Jane Strain
Precinct 3
Appointed May 1998.
Re-elected November 2000,
November 2006 and
November 2012.
Term expires January 2019.
(520) 515-5401
jane@cochise.edu

David Di Peso

Mr. David Di Peso
Precinct 1
Appointed August 2005.
Re-elected November 2008
and November 2014.
Term expires January 2021.
(520) 515-5401
david.dipeso@cochise.edu

Tim Quinn

Mr. Tim Quinn
Precinct 4
Appointed August 2015.
Re-elected November 2016.
Term expires December 2022.
(520) 515-5401
timjquinn@cochise.edu

J.D. Rottweiller

Dr. J.D. Rottweiler
Administrative Head
President
Appointed by the board July 2009
via a national search.
(520) 515-5401
jdr@cochise.edu

Appointed governing board members were so appointed to complete the terms of vacated board member seats. The statutory authority to appoint governing board members vests with:

Cochise County School Superintendent
Jacqui Clay
100 Clawson Ave., Bisbee, AZ  85603, (520) 432-8950, jclay@cochise.az.gov

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas