Instructors for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Prep Course and the HR Essentials are authorized by the Society of Human Resource Management. Information concerning instructors for upcoming courses will be provided when the information becomes available.

  • Wendy Olson

    Wendy Olson, SHRM-CP

    Wendy joined CSUCI in June 2002. She began her CSUCI career as support staff in Academic Advising, then moved onto the Project Vista HSI grant team as the Graduate Studies Center Activities Director. After the grant ended, she began working with the Division of Business and Financial Affairs developing, implementing and leading the Professional Development program. Wendy has over 24 years experience in the education field. She holds a B.A. in Communication and a Masters in Public Policy and Administration from California Lutheran University. She holds current certifications as a Certified Professional from the Society of Human Resources Management and Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Practitioner.
  • Donna Gray

    Donna Gray, SHRM-CP

    Donna began her HR career in 1998, and has progressively developed her US and Canadian HR expertise in hospitality, gaming, government, and consulting environments. She is experienced in working with companies of all sizes and cultures, and really enjoys bringing effective solutions to a wide range of HR challenges. While employee relations has been her ‘go-HR’ strength throughout her career, she has also successfully managed recruiting, training, compensation and benefit functions.

    Donna received her Bachelor of Science in Honors Psychology from St. Mary’s University, and she holds several certifications, including the SHRM-SCP, SPHR-ca and Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS).

    Donna stays very active in her local HR community through teaching the SHRM HR Prep Course at CSU Channel Islands, and through her board service with the Professionals in Human Resources Association’s (PIHRA) Ventura County Chapter.

    Donna resides in Camarillo, CA with her husband and two dogs. As fitness and food enthusiast, she enjoys being outdoors in the California sunshine, hiking, camping, cooking, traveling and reading.

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