Executive Director of Marketing and Public Information Announced

Posted: June 18, 2014

Elizabeth Diachun

Antelope Valley College is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Elizabeth Diachun as the new Executive Director of Marketing and Public Information.

Assuming the position held by Mr. Steve Standerfer for 28 years until his retirement in September 2013, Ms. Diachun brings a wealth of experience to the position.  Ms. Diachun previously worked at Antelope Valley College, coordinating design work for Mr. Standerfer's operation.  In addition to her previous experience at AVC, Ms. Diachun has years of experience working with all marketing media delivery systems for both private and public organizations, including consulting for local non-profit organizations and direct work at Stanford University. 

Ms. Diachun earned a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA and her Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from Kent State University in Kent, OH.  She, her husband, and their two children, have made their home here in the Antelope Valley.

Ms. Diachun has already begun her orientation on campus, and will formally assume her duties on July 1.