Kathy Ponio is an Administrative Associate III in the San Jacinto Campus Instruction Office where she provides support to the performing and visual arts disciplines: Theater Arts, Dance, Music, and Art. Kathy's responsibilities include schedule development, budgeting including annual budget development, load sheets and evaluations for both full-time and associate faculty. Additionally, Kathy is also responsible for work orders/key requests, timesheets, employee calendars and tracking of evaluations for classified staff.
Kathy began her career at Mt. San Jacinto College as a student worker in 1997 in the Office of Instruction becoming a permanent employee in 2000 as the Administrative Associate III for the Dean of Economic Programs and Community Education. Her past experiences are 8 years in the Information Technology Department and two and a half years in the Nursing and Allied Health Department. She joined the SJC Instruction Office in July 2011. Kathy has served as Classified Senate President, Secretary, and Treasurer and was voted by her peers as the Classified Professional of the year in 2004-2005.