New VP chosen for AVC

Dr. Erin E. Vines has been hired as AVC’s vice president of student services, effective June 17.

On a unanimous 5-0 vote, college district trustees on Monday chose Vines over three other finalists.

Vines currently serves as dean of counseling and special services at Solano Community College in Fairfield. He has a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Southern California and a master’s from University of LaVerne.

Newton Chelette is currently serving as interim vice president of student services.