4CS Board Bios

Olga Prizhbilov
North 3Area Representive

American River College

Olga Prizhbilov has been serving as the Classified Senate President at American River College (ARC) since July of 2017. During this time, in collaboration with other classified professionals, she was able to revamp the Senate Bylaws as well as increase senate membership from 7 to 20 senate members. Also, she increased classified participation in campus governance, such that there are now over 30 individuals serving on various campus and district teams and committees. Olga’s goal is to keep classified professionals informed and communicate the importance of the classified voice in campus decisions.
In her regular position, Olga is a Student Personnel Assistant in the Dusty Baker Student Athlete Resource Center at ARC. She works with about 500 athletes; with her help, 15 of 20 ARC Athletic Teams reached their all-time high GPA’s in the last 4 years.
Olga possesses as Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a Master of Science Degree in Counseling (Career Counseling Specialization) from Sacramento State University. She has worked in various educational systems such as the CSU, UC, and Community College system. In addition, Olga excelled in marketing in the private sector, but her heart brought her back to education. Her passion truly lies with community college students. She was the first in her family to graduate from college, and she believes that the California Community Colleges is where she can make the biggest impact.