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Timothy Lafondez is the Professional and Continuing Education Coordinator at California State University, Bakersfield’s School of Extended Education. A Master of Public Policy and Administration, with two undergraduate Bachelor of Arts, Mr. Lafondez is self-described as a proud public servant to the higher education system. Outside of his nearly twenty years of service to California’s public universities, Mr. Lafondez is also a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, having completed service with the Ministries of Education and Health as a Youth Development Resource and Community Health Empowerment Project volunteer. During Peace Corps service, Mr. Lafondez facilitated adolescent development educational programming, organized mangrove tree plantings, planned a new mother wellness clinic with an educational and job opportunity pipeline, and worked with counterparts to tackle communicable diseases through wellness promotion. Dedicated to building bridges, advocating access to learning, and advising learning successfully, Mr. Lafondez is your point of contact for all the incredible Professional Certificate Programs CSU Bakersfield’s School of Extended Education has to offer!

Timothy Lafondez
Timothy Lafondez
Professional and Continuing Education Coordinator
California State University, Bakersfield

Adrian Nevarez is a Vice President of HR and Safety, Professor of Human Resources at Cal State University Bakersfield and HR Consultant focusing on adding value to his community and clients. His 15+ years in HR experience span across multiple industries and is a subject matter expert on various competencies including Federal and California employment laws, strategic planning, and HR disciplines.

Adrian holds his master’s degree in Administration from Cal State University Bakersfield, and has degrees in Business Management, Psychology and Sociology. He is Senior Certified Professional through the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and California employment law certified through the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI). In addition, Adrian has served as a Board of Director for the non-profit Kern County SHRM for over a decade including 3-year term as President.

Adrian Nevarez
Adrian Nevarez
HR Professor – HR Management Certificate Program
Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)
Extended Education and Global Outreach
P: (661) 364-8716California State University, Bakersfield
California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Hwy, Mail Stop: 30 BDC
Bakersfield, CA 93311

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