Neeka Aguirre is the current Chair of the History Department at Mendocino College and teaches World History, Western Civilization, Women in US History and US History.  She moved to Mendocino County with her husband in 2012.  Ms. Aguirre received her B.A. in History from the University of Redlands and M.A. in History and Archival Studies from Claremont Graduate University.  Since moving to Mendocino County she has taught for the college and both volunteered for and worked for the Mendocino County Museum including curating the exhibit, "Second Shift: 100 Years of Housework in Mendocino County".  Ms. Aguirre has three children: Lysander, Thera and Illyria.