President, Board of Directors

Audrey Yamagata-Noji currently serves as Vice President of Student Services, Mt. San Antonio College. Audrey received a Ph.D. in education from Claremont Graduate University, and a master’s degree in counseling and bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, Long Beach. She is a licensed marriage, family and child therapist.

Additionally, Dr. Yamagata-Noji is serving as President of the Board of Trustees for the Santa Ana Unified School District. First elected in 1987, Audrey served for three consecutive terms on the School Board through 2000. In November 2002, Dr. Yamagata-Noji was elected to the School Board for a fourth term.

In addition to her involvement with APAHE, Dr. Yamagata-Noji is a trainer for Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc (LEAP).  Together with co-coordinator Henry Gee, Audrey directs the annual Leadership Development Program in Higher Education – a partnership effort between APAHE and LEAP.