California Nurses Educational Institute has a committed staff of highly accredited faculty and staff members with degrees, licenses and certifications in Nursing, Phlebotomy, and Administration.


J. Ramon Villanueva

Mark Hecht

Charles Morrison, RN, MSN
MSN- California State University, Los Angeles
LVN Program Director

Edwina Dirk
Admissions CNA, HHA, Phlebotomy, Director

Todd Huff
Placement, Student Services

Teresa Daniel Santamaria
Administrative Assistant

Bridget Baumgartner
Administrative Assistant


Cynthia Adams, VN
Concorde Career Institute
VN Instructor

Helen Alexander, RN
CA. State University, Los Angeles
VN Instructor

Laura Alvarez, LVN
VN  College of the Desert
CNA Instructor

Noel Aralquez, LVN, CPT
LVN  California Nurses Educational Inst.
CPT  California Nurses Educational Inst.
Phlebotomy Coordinator/Instructor

Anjela Bavaro-Ricci, LVN
AS, VN  Palo Verde College
Clinical Coordinator
VN Instructor

Carrie C. Eley, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
RN-AS Pacific Union College, Angwin CA
MSN-University of Phoenix
MPH Health Administration, Loma Linda University.

Tanya Gwin, RN, MSN
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix AZ
VN Instructor

Tracy A. Hefner, LVN
VN-Copper Mountain College-Joshua Tree, CA
CNA Instructor

Jeffrey Reinhold, LVN
California Nurses Educational Institute
CNA Instructor

Bridgette Sullenger, LVN, B.A., M.A.

VN  Willoughby-Eastlake School of Nursing, Willoughby, OH
B.A.- Cleveland State University
M.A. Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, OH

Catherine Warren, LVN
VN Lynwood Vocational Nursing School
CHT, CNA Instructor