Marketing Department

The Ventura College Marketing department is a small but impactful team. We aim to collaborate with our Pirate Community to help you put your best foot forward!

Support provided includes:

  • Marketing
  • Outreach
  • Communications
  • Social media
  • News and events
  • Advertising

Our services include:

  • Graphic Design: Flyers, Posters, Postcards, Business Cards
  • Photography: Events, headshots
  • Press Releases and Copywriting
  • Advertising: Radio, Print Media, Social Media
  • Web Design Assistance
  • Social Media Posting
  • Portal Announcements

Official Ventura College Logos and Colors

We are continually adding photos to our gallery. Visit the gallery frequently to see the latest additions. You can download and share all of the images in our gallery.

Visit our Logo and Branding portal for a full selection of downloadable, high-resolution logos. You'll also find our official Ventura College colors here as well.


sample of graphic design pieces


ventura college official logos
Logos and Branding
Finding and using the right VC logo is easy! Visit our Media Gallery to find everything you need.
ventura college official colors
Stay on Brand!
Using the official VC colors is the key to keeping our college branding on point. Visit our portal for color information.
Ventura College photo gallery
Find VC Photos!
Our gallery is a great resource for updating your web page or for finding photos for marketing. Employee portraits can also be found here.

Marketing Request Forms

For internal use only

Vanessa Stotler | Director of Marketing and Outreach
Vanessa has over a decade of experience in managing marketing, outreach, and recruitment. She started her professional journey in higher education at Pacific Oaks College, where she grew the college’s offsite cohorts from zero to thirteen in less than two years. In August of 2014, Vanessa was hired at The Michael D. Eisner College of Education (MDECOE) at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) as the sole recruitment coordinator. In this newly created role, she was charged with executing recruitment, outreach plans, and marketing for six academic departments and 27 different credential programs. In January 2019, she left CSUN to pursue a role at College of the Canyons, where she managed the gathering and interpreting of statistical data, international contracts, budget, and communications for the Office of International Programs. In March of 2020, she was given an opportunity to transition to the private sector and work at a growing tech company as a Marketing Manager, where she managed a portfolio of over 20 clients in the legal sector. 
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Robin Hester | Sports Information Officer
Robin Hester is in his 21st year at Ventura College. In addition to being the assistant women's basketball coach, he has worked with the department in a variety of duties including summer sports camps, game management and sports information. In 2015-16 he was the Interim Associate Athletic Coordinator, assisting with internal affairs of the college's 19 intercollegiate sports.

He is in his 10th year as the Pirates' Sports Information Officer where he is responsible for creating the vibrant webpages (www.​VCweplayhard.​com), pictures, and articles highlighting Ventura College Athletics.
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Janeene Nagaoka | Marketing, Communications and Web Design Coordinator

Janeene Nagaoka has over 35 years of graphic design and marketing experience. In addition to her primary role as the college’s “go-to” graphic designer, Janeene rounds out her skill set with web design, video editing, photography, and copy writing.  She takes pride in creating eye catching, informative visual art while providing excellent customer service.

Janeene has been a Ventura County Community College District employee since 2006 and has worked at each of our colleges and the district office. She became a full-time Pirate in January 2022.

Janeene considers herself a “people person” and enjoys making personal connections. Outside of her work life, she enjoys being creative and crafty. She also loves all things outdoors - biking, swimming, beaching, skiing, and backpacking. 

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Jeanne Tanner | Marketing, Communications and Web Design Coordinator

Jeanne Tanner is an accomplished marketing professional with a diverse background in journalism, photography, entrepreneurship, and franchise ownership.

She has been a valuable member of the Ventura College Marketing Department for the past four years, starting as an intern in 2019 and working her way up to become a Marketing, Communications & Web Design Coordinator. 

Building relationships, approaching life with positivity, and being a lifelong learner are some of Jeanne’s specialties. She earned an AS in Social Media Marketing from Ventura College in 2019 and a BA in Communications Journalism with an English minor from Brigham Young University. 

In her free time, Jeanne enjoys sailing, hiking, and salsa dancing. She is dedicating 2023 to reading 24 books in Spanish.

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Salvador Salgado | Web Developer

Salvador was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and after graduating from Los Angeles Mission College in 2019, he transferred to the California State University, Channel Islands where he worked as a Web Assistant. He was a fulltime student and worked at the university for 2 years where he went on to earn a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science.

While working on his degree, he has taken up a few internships which one later transitioned into a full time career. Currently working as a Software Engineer at a prominent company, Salvador is also a skilled web developer who has honed his craft at Ventura College with the marketing team.

When he's not working, Salvador likes to stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle. He can often be found boxing at the gym or participating in indoor soccer. Additionally, he has taken up avocado growing as a hobby and finds joy in nurturing and harvesting his own crop.