Troy Vugteveen, MA (Fuller Theological Seminary)
John Harbison, D.Min. (Covenant Theological Seminary)
Vice-President for Academic Affairs | College Pastor | Professor of Religious Studiess
Dr. John Harbison serves as the Vice-President for Academic Affairs, and College Pastor at Community Christian College. He obtained his B.S. in Forestry from the Pennsylvania State University. After three years of service as a staff member of Campus Crusade for Christ, he received his M.A.R. and M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary and spent thirteen years as a pastor in Pennsylvania and Colorado. During his pastorate in Colorado he earned a D.Min. degree from Covenant Theological Seminary with an emphasis on Contemporary Culture. Dr. Harbison enjoys teaching, reading, running and building/collecting ships in bottles. He is married and has two sons, one who is married and lives in Costa Mesa and one who is a sophomore at Biola University. He and his wife, Roberta, live in Redlands,California.
Aaron Hebbard, Ph.D. (University of Glasgow)
Chairman of the Faculty | Associate Professor of Theology and the Arts
Aaron Hebbard currently serves Community Christian College as Chairman of the Faculty as well as Full-time Associate Professor of Theology and the Arts. He taught Biblical Studies and Christian Ethics at the high school level for ten years and at the collegiate level for four years as an adjunct. In addition to his duties at Community Christian College, he is also the founder of and fellow at Imago Dei College, as well as ethics advisor for Genesis Pictures, an independent film company.
Aaron Hebbard earned his Bachelor's Degree from Vanguard University in 1992 in Religion with a concentration in Biblical Studies. He earned his Master's Degree in 1996 also from Vanguard University in Biblical Studies and wrote his thesis entitled, "Narrative Irenics in the Gospel of Mark," which explores the manner by which the Evangelist sought to build internal unity in his congregation by his methodology of story-telling. In 2005 Aaron Hebbard earned his Doctorate (Ph.D.) from the University of Glasgow in the field of Literature, Theology and the Arts. His thesis entitled, "Reading Daniel as a Theological Hermeneutics Textbook," is an interdisciplinary study of hermeneutics, narrative theology, ethics and literary criticism; in essence, the reader can read Daniel as if to learn theological interpretive principles and lifestyles. His revised thesis was published by Pickwick Publications in 2009 entitled, Reading Daniel as a Text in Theological Hermeneutics.
Aaron Hebbard and his lovely wife Nicole have two boys and three girls, all of whose names are reflections of significant biblical themes.
Domingo Mota, B.A. (The Master's College)
Director of the Sun Valley Campus
Domingo serves as the Director for the Sun Valley Campus. Due to his traveling collegiate and professional minor league baseball career, he attended a number of schools: Cañada College (Redwood City, California), Cal State Fullerton (Fullerton, CA), Cal State Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA) University of Memphis (Memphis, TN), Mission College (Sylmar, CA), and The Master’s College (Santa Clarita, CA). Originally an Exercise Science Major, he ended up obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management at The Master’s College. Domingo is also the Senior Pastor for Winds of Hope Ministries in Sun Valley, and has a passion for human, organizational and community development. He lives in Sun Valley, California with his wife Vivian, and their three daughters: Giselle (9), Cassandra (6), and Eliana (3).
Debra Prins, B.A. (Calvin College)
Financial Aid Administrator | VA Certifying Official
Debra Prins currently serves Community Christian College as the Financial Aid Administrator and VA Certifying Official. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech communication from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has previously been the bookkeeper for The River Christian Reformed Church in Redlands, California for five years. Prior to her bookkeeping she was employed by a food broker for thirteen years in Los Angeles, where she gained experience in fund management, employee training and marketing.
She is married to Bruce Prins, Biology professor at California Baptist University and here at Community Christian College. Together they have four children ranging in age from five to fifteen years. Her goal is to help students attain a Christian education at CCC by keeping accurate academic records and providing information and resources in financial aid.
M. Yvonne Jones, A.A. (Community Christian College)
Ms. Jones is the mother of three young ladies: Britney, Trevonia, and Micailah. She is currently working toward her B.A at California Baptist University after successfully completing her A.A. in Liberal Studies here at CCC. She works as an English tutor with CCC as well as working as a journalist for a local newspaper. Her eventual goal is to become an English professor and return to CCC to teach English.
Cheville Riley-McKenzie is the wife to Rev. David McKenzie and the mother of four children: David II 17, Chantelle 16, Jayvon 13, and Desiree 11. Cheville recieved her A.A. from Victor Valley College in 2008 and her B.A. in Human Services, 2010. Cheville's husband David has been the Youth Pastor of Temple Missionary Baptist Church for over six years, where Cheville works along side of him. She is also on the Praise and Worship Team at Temple. Cheville loves to sing but her passion is working with youth and teaching them about abstinence.
David Zamora and his wife Bianca have three children: Joseph, Adriana and David Jr. Currently, David is the senior pastor of Living Way Christian Fellowship in Fontana. In addition to working for Community Christian College, Pastor Dave is also the Chaplain for the Fontana Parole Office. He is also a motivational speaker and uses his past experiences to reach out to youth in high school and middle school. Pastor Dave has received the Hispanic Heritage award in 2007 for his involvement in the community.
Saroja Sinniah, M.A. (Azusa Pacific University)
Saroja Sinniah is the Business Manager for Community Christian College. She was born, raised, and married in Malaysia. She attended Goon's College and received a diploma in Accounting in 1981. She then worked four years for a British manufacturing company in the accounting department. She worked five years in the finance and accounting department for a huge Japanese general mercantile store.
Upon relocation to the United States, she obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts from California Baptist University in 2003 and her Master's Degree in Education from Azusa Pacific University in 2007.
She is married and lives in Redlands with her husband and four children, ranging in age from six to twenty-two. Her favorite pasttimes are gardening and cooking. She has home schooled her children in their early years, has taught Sunday School classes for many years, and has a passion for classroom teaching.
Marilyn Hope, M.L.I.S. (University of Hawaii)
Director of Information Services
Marilyn Hope has served Community Christian College as Librarian since 2000. She received her M.L.I.S. from the University of Hawaii in 1990, after working as an itinerant medical librarian for over ten years for Inland Empire hospital and county libraries. She then worked six years as a Medical Reference Librarian for the Health Sciences Library of the University of Arizona, and served as webmaster in the Information Technology Department of the City of Tucson for two years. She has been greatly influenced by a historical family tradition of conscientious Biblical scholars who had a penchant for developing large personal libraries.
Marilyn has had an eclectic interest in accumulating knowledge. She was a science major at Westmont College and U.C. Irvine, then delved into Anthropology at U.C. Riverside, incorporating a major emphasis on the medical and health-related sciences wherever applicable. She also studied music at the University of Redlands and has become a proficient harpist.
Francisco Ahumada (Community Christian College)
(PH) (909) 335-8863 (EM) Francisco Ahumada
Francisco Ahumada has provided technology services for Community Christian College since 2003. He worked as a computer technician at JVC Computer Services in Hermosillo, Mexico, before being assistant manager of technology for the Calvin College Bridge program in Sun Valley CA.
With over 10 years of information technology experience. he has built the Community Christian College network from the ground up at three of our locations. He currently assists CARE Ministries in Sun Valley with their technological needs.