Meet Our Team
Jess was awarded the “Full Circle Award” by Green Technology, a non-profit initiative designed to inform government efforts toward sustainability. This award recognizes individuals who have started their career paths at the community college level and are now giving back to the college community. He was also named LATTC’s CTE Faculty of the Year in 2011.
Jess is currently serving as Chair for the California Council on Diesel Education and Technology. This council was formed by the California Air Resources Board and provides training on emission regulations enforcement for on-road diesel vehicles. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Southern California Regional Transit Training Consortium-a consortium comprised of multiple transit bus companies and community colleges that focuses on the technical training of bus maintenance technicians and other personnel.
She has served on numerous boards, taskforces, and committees including the National Commission on Energy Policy’s Task Force on America’s Future Energy Jobs; the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) Accreditation Program Accreditation Committee; the City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board; the Washington State Governor’s Juvenile Justice Commission; and chaired the Los Angeles Unified School District Career-Technical Advisory Committee.
And Ms. Drummond was awarded the Green Achievement Award for Workforce Development by Green Technology Magazine; the Energy Star Award by the President’s Roundtable; and the National Action Hero Award for Innovation, Ingenuity, and Inspiration in Clean Energy by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.
During his 20-years as a Curriculum Developer, Instructional Designer, Technical Writer, and Corporate Trainer, Ken has created innovative training solutions in industries as diverse as financial software (Intuit), payroll processing (Intuit Payroll), wireless telephony (AT&T Wireless), and temporary staffing (Roth Staffing Companies). He routinely achieves greater than 90% top-box scores for his self-paced multimedia modules and is a recipient of the Intuit Jordan award for excellence as an Instructional Designer, as well as numerous awards for public speaking. He is an experienced filmmaker and multimedia creator, who has worked on more than 50 film projects, including instructional and corporate videos, narrative shorts, web series, and feature films.