The Accrediting Commission for Schools has two locations; the main office is located in Burlingame, CA and a satellite office located in San Diego, CA. Both offices are eager to respond to ACS WASC questions and concerns and are actively involved in ACS WASC developmental endeavors. The specific breakdown of some of the major areas of responsibilities is outlined below to assist the constituency.

Northern California Office

533 Airport Boulevard, Suite 200
Burlingame, CA 94010-2009
Phone 650 696-1060
Fax 650 696-1867

Fred Van Leuven
Fred Van Leuven

Marilyn S. George
Vice President

  • ACS WASC Commission activities and issues
  • All regional schools (initial, full self-study, mid-cycle, probationary, substantive change, and special visits)
  • Business division
  • Publications, stamps, and flags
  • Shipping of all materials
  • Trainings
  • Complaints (Hawaii, Pacific Islands, and international schools)
  • Visiting committees (Northern California, Hawaii, Pacific Islands, and international schools)

Southern California Office

NOTE: New Address (as of January 1, 2017)
11590 West Bernardo Court, Suite 120
San Diego, CA 92127-1602
Phone 951 693-2550
Fax 951 693-2551

Ginger Hovenic
Ginger Hovenic

  • Postsecondary schools
  • Supplementary education centers/programs]
  • Complaints (California)
  • Visiting committees (Southern California, including Bakersfield)