Socrates M. Vargas is a new banking services manager in the Sonoma branch of Rabobank N.A. He has 15 years of experience in banking and financial services, including for Westamerica Bank.

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Stephanie Leavitt has been named director of sales and marketing for Bardessono Hotel & Spa in Yountville. She has more than 20 years of experience in the luxury lifestyle segment, including with Ritz-Carlton.

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June Brashares is handling public energy policy affairs for Zero Energy Associates of Sebastopol. She previously worked for Western Pacific Solar and has more than 20 years of experience in administration and energy policy in the private and nonprofit sectors.

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Edward E. Simpkins has been named general manager of Hidden Valley Lake Association. He most recently served as interim general manager of a homeowners association in Canyon Lake. His 27 years of experience includes managing country clubs and resort developments.

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Pam Davis is the new development manager for LandPaths in Santa Rosa. She previously served in government affairs and as a community educator for the recycling, composting and solid waste industry in Sonoma County.

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Benjamin Goldstein, Kerry Loewen and Tina Dodson have taken new positions at Santa Rosa Junior College.

Goldstein has been named dean of Agriculture/Natural Resources and Culinary Arts. He most recently served as dean of several career technical education programs at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, and he earlier managed workforce training activities with the U.S. Department of Energy.

Loewen is the new dean of Arts & Humanities. He served five years as chair for the Department of Media Arts & Technology at New Mexico Highlands University. He earlier taught at San Francisco State University, City College of San Francisco, Foothill College, Diablo Valley College and Eastern Oregon University.

Dodson is the new director of workforce development and CTE grants. She served as workforce development manager at Diablo Valley College and earlier as the career center and grants manager at Ohlone College.

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Munselle Civil Engineering & Land Surveying of Healdsburg has opened a new office in Ukiah at 168 Washington Avenue, Suite G. The Ukiah office will be managed by Tyler Pearson, who joined the firm in 2015.