News Release

Santa Ana College Foundation Names Two to Board of Directors

​(Santa Ana, CA)—The Santa Ana College (SAC) Foundation recently appointed Emily Randle and Rick Turner to its board of directors. The foundation is a registered non-profit 501(c)(3) organization which raises funds through the support of a 22-member board of directors to support the college and its students.

Randle, a Long Beach resident, is the chief operating officer (COO) at Orange Coast Memorial. She is responsible for operational oversight and the strategic direction of the medical center and its associated ambulatory services. She also takes the leadership role for any ongoing campus capital improvements, equipment acquisitions, or construction projects. She ensures that Orange Coast Memorial provides high quality care along with a sustained financial performance.

Randle worked her way through Orange Coast Memorial, starting as an executive director of Ancillary Services. Prior to working as COO, she worked as the vice president of operations where she developed the Environmental Excellence Program and collaborated to improve the imaging and lab services for the company. She received the President’s Club Award for Employee Engagement for seven consecutive years. She earned a B.S. in physical therapy from University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas.

Turner, a SAC alumnus and Rancho Santa Margarita resident, is a senior corporate account executive for the Angels Baseball. While at SAC, Turner played on the baseball team. Later, he played for the Angels as a minor league catcher and a major league bullpen catcher. Turner graduated from SAC with an AA in liberal arts and later earned a B.S. in physical education and recreation from California State University, Fullerton.

The Santa Ana College Foundation is committed to supporting students so that no student is denied education based on financial constraints. The foundation strives to maintain, expand, and enhance the educational opportunities at Santa Ana College and to link community organizations, businesses, funding sources, alumni and staff preserving “A History of Success, A Future of Promise.” For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact SAC Foundation at (714) 564-6091 or

About Santa Ana College
Santa Ana College (SAC), which turned 100 years old in 2015, serves about 18,000 students each semester at its main campus in Santa Ana. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions, provides invaluable workforce training, and customized training for business and industry. In addition, another 11,000 students are served through the college’s School of Continuing Education located at Centennial Education Center. Ranked as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges awarding associate degrees to Latino and Asian students, the college is also recognized throughout the state for its comprehensive workforce training programs for nurses, firefighters, law enforcement and other medical personnel. SAC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District. Visit to learn more. For information about Santa Ana College’s Centennial, please visit

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