Chemistry Emeriti

LPC Chemistry Emeriti and Full time faculty

Our Chemistry Emeriti and current full time faculty met this summer. Left to right: Dr. Richard Grow, Dr. Julie Bryson, Dr. Mike Ansell, Mr. Jack Healey, Dr. Art Deleray, Ms. Adeliza Flores, Mr. Jim Adams. Jim was the primary lab technician and lab manual author at LPC for 27+ years. The others represent all of the tenured full time faculty in Las Positas College Chemistry history. The Department was founded in 1975 by Jack Healey.

Jim Adams Jim Adams
Science Education Technician

Jim supported the Chemistry and Biology Programs for 27 years before "retiring" in 2005.


Julie Bryson Juliette A. Bryson, Ph.D.
Emeritus Chemistry Professor

Dr. Bryson has retired, but correspondence can be relayed through the department coordinator

B.A., Clarke College, 1966
Ph.D. Stanford University, 1971
Courses: Chemistry 1A, 1B, 12A, 12B, 30A, 30B, 31

Art Deleray Arthur L. Deleray, Ph.D.
Emeritus Chemistry Professor

Dr. Deleray retired in 2002, but would be happy to hear from you at

B.S., University of California, Berkeley
M.S.E., Princeton University
M.A., Princeton University
Ph.D., Princeton University

Jack Healey Jack Healey
Emeritus Chemistry Professor

Jack was a founding member of the LPC chemistry department. He's retired now, but would be very happy to hear from former students!

Jack's senior softball team won the 2006 National Championship! They beat a team from Delaware in the finals in Seattle. phone: 925-634-7686
Brentwood, CA


Margaret Richards Margaret Richards
former faculty member

Margaret moved to Minneapolis, MN with her husband in Spring 2006. She is now raising her family in the Washington, D.C. area.

Giovanni Ortiz Giovanni Ortiz
Lab Technician

Gio supported our Biology and Chemistry labs from 1998-2006. He is currently working as an Optical Microscopist at Schafer Laboratories in Sunol, CA.


Neal Ely Dr. Neal M. Ely
Emeritus Dean of Academic Services


Ph.D., Texas A&M University, Chemistry, 1974
B.S., Texas A&M University, Chemistry, 1970


Chemistry Department

Michael Ansell

Adeliza Flores

Richard Grow

or contact:
Nan Ho
Dean of Math, Science, Engineering and Public Safety

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