WHITTIER – Río Hondo College’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved Teresa Dreyfuss’ contract as Superintendent/President during a virtual board meeting on March 24, extending her role of leading the College through June 2022.

Dreyfuss has been with Río Hondo College since 1987, serving in various roles such as senior accountant, vice president of finance and business, chief financial officer and controller/business manager before her first appointment as Superintendent/President in 2013.

Dreyfuss retired in 2019 but was reappointed as acting Superintendent/President by the Board of Trustees on July 18, 2020.

“We are thrilled to have approved Superintendent/President Dreyfuss’ contract with our College for another year,” Board of Trustees President Rosaelva Lomeli said. “She is an excellent leader and has proven herself as an outstanding Superintendent/President who is focused on student success.”

Dreyfuss holds an MBA from the University of La Verne and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Chinese Culture. She has worked as a part-time instructor at Río Hondo College and Los Angeles City College, teaching accounting and business classes for more than 10 years. She also served as the director of business at Riverside Community College District.

“It is an honor to continue my work as Superintendent/President for Río Hondo College,” Dreyfuss said. “My focus is to look for new and dynamic ways to improve and transform the lives of our students at Río Hondo College, and this contract renewal means I can continue my mission once again.”


DREYFUSS: Teresa Dreyfuss recently had her contract as Superintendent/President approved, extending her role leading Río Hondo College through June 2022