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Board of Trustees

Victor Valley College is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees elected by vote of the citizens of the District. A Student Trustee is elected by the student body and is the official representative of the students to the Board.

Watch Live and On-Demand Board of Trustees Meeting Videos

Board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, and you can watch them via a live video stream here. You can also view video recordings of past meetings on-demand.

All meetings are held in the Board Room of the Administration Building (Building # 10) at 6:00 p.m., unless noted differently on the agenda. (Due to the Covid-19 Crisis, Board of Trustees meetings will be held via Zoom at 6:00PM).

Board meetings are open to the public. For information regarding board meeting agendas, contact Michelle Painter at, or click on AGENDAS & MINUTES from the menu on the left of this page.

Board Members


Mr. Brandon Wood - Trustee
President | Board of Trustees - Mr. Brandon A. Wood
Jennifer Tarpley - Trustee
Vice-President | Board of Trustees - Mrs.   Jennifer  Tarpley

Dennis Henderson - Trustee
Clerk | Board of Trustees - Mr. Dennis Henderson

Mr. John Pinkerton - Clerk
Trustee | Board of Trustees - Mrs. Sharon  Pinkerton

Sharon Pinkerton has served the Board of Trustees for Victor Valley Community College District since December 15, 2020.


Born in Nashville, Tennessee and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, Trustee Pinkerton went on to earn her degree in dietetics from Southwestern Adventist College in 1983.  From 1985 to 1998 she provided patients with life-changing nutritional guidance therapy at Loma Linda University Medical Center.


Trustee Pinkerton moved to the High Desert region with her husband John in May of 1993 as he pursued his career in education. Together they built their unconventional home in Pinon Hills, and raised their three children: Angela, Sharon and John.  Now grandmother to seven grandchildren: T.J., Thomas, Tristan, Justice, Marc, Vivianna, and Olivianna, and great grandmother to one grandson, Dakaral, Trustee Pinkerton takes great pride in her role as the matriarch of the family.


Trustee Pinkerton’s passion for the community and to the Victor Valley College students is why she chose to serve on the VVCCD Board of Trustees.  She is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and the student experience is of her highest priority.

Mr. Joseph W. Brady - Trustee
Trustee | Board of Trustees - Mr. Joseph W. Brady

As the longest serving commercial broker in the High Desert (Mojave River Valley) and Northern San Bernardino County, Mr. Joseph W. Brady, CCIM, SIOR has single-handedly made a significant contribution to the economic growth that the area has seen over the past three decades. The Bradco Companies, the top-selling commercial brokerage firm in the Mojave River Valley region between 2000 and 2006 and also in 2011, in the midst of a still slow commercial real estate market, has sold or leased 3,278,882 ± square feet of office, commercial, or retail buildings in the Mojave River Valley over the past seven years. 

Joseph W. Brady is the Publisher and Co-editor of The Bradco High Desert Report, an economic overview of the Mojave River Valley market that has continued to grow as a trusted cornerstone of knowledge in the industry. Mr. Brady has completed 59 editions and has printed more than 325,000± copies and distributed them worldwide. Nearly 2,000± people subscribe online.


Mr. Brady is also the Managing Member of Barstow Spanish Trail, LLC, a fully entitled and approved 801,000± Sq. ft. retail development project in Barstow, California, located at Avenue L & Interstate 15, adjacent to and across from The Home Depot. This project is The Shops at Spanish Trail.


Mr. Brady holds the two highest designations in commercial real estate, CCIM & SIOR and is proud to be one of 950 commercial, industrial, office, retail land brokers worldwide to have these two designations.

Mr. Brady and his wife of 25 years both reside in Spring Valley Lake in Victorville California where they have lived for 33 years. Mr. Brady aslo used to be an avid golfer, playing 46 of the top 100 golf courses in the world.



  • S. Degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, California, with sub-concentrations in Real Estate and Human Response Management - 1979
  • CCIM Institute (Certified Commercial Investment Manager) – 2000    
  • SIOR (Society of Industrial Office Realtors) – 2005
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ASB President  & Student Trustee - Ms.  Bridget Lee


Last Updated 4/13/21