Instructor, Engineering Tech
My name is Ashlee Johnson and I am very happy to be a part of the Norco College family! I started my college education as a RCCD student before I met my husband in Professor Mulari’s trig class one summer and later transferred to UC Irvine to become a student athlete in the sport of rowing. After graduating from UCI with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and minor in Biomedical Engineering I spent my technical career in Orange County’s medical device hub. Although I prefer to work on vascular biomechanics, I have also spend time on other biomedical devices including diabetic and endodontic devices.
In my free time I love being outdoors and spending time with my husband and middle school age daughters. I’m a big Chargers, Angels, Ducks, Clippers and now Mustang’s fan! You can often catch me racing on the Spartan trails, hitting weights in the gym, or watching my team at the local eatery.
On a more serious note, as a RCCD transfer alum and now a third generation faculty I’ve spent many years working and planning towards this milestone. I often wonder how my younger self would feel if she knew (while sitting in Math 1A in IT) that she would one day reach her goal of becoming an engineer and professor at Norco College. I suppose I will never know, but what I can do is make sure that every student who walks into my lecture does know that they have the potential to reach their dreams.
I give my full commitment to do everything in my power to support student learning, leadership, and success. It is my personal philosophy that all students have the potential to be successful in the STEM fields with the proper guidance, support and passion. I also know that, here at Norco College, we have an amazing group of Administrators, Faculty and Staff that go above and beyond to ensure student success across all disciplines.
I look forward to disrupting misguided trajectories as President Reece suggests and to engineering the future.