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Richard Robert Gonzales, American counselor. License marriage family child counselor, California; certified counselor National Board Certified Counselors. Masters and Johnson fellow.


Gonzales, Richard Robert was born on January 12, 1945 in Palo Alto, California, United States. Son of Pedro and Virginia (Ramos) Gonzales.


Associate of Arts, Foothill College, 1966. Bachelor, San Jose State University, California, 1969. Master of Arts, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1971.

Graduate, Defense Information School. Graduate, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute.


Counselor student activities California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1969-1971, instructor ethnic studies, 1970-1971. Counselor Ohlone College, Fremont, California, 1971-1972, coordinator college readiness, 1971. Counselor De Anza College, Cupertino, California, 1972-1978, member community speakers bureau, 1975-1978.

Counselor Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, California, since 1978, member community speakers bureau, since 1978. Instructor Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, 1984-1996. Member University California Community College Counselor Advisory Committee, since 1998.


Member master plan committee Los Altos (California) School District, 1975-1976. Volunteer worker, Latino/Chicano communities, California. Former member Woodside (California) Recreation Commission, active member Woodside Bicycle Committee Commissioned officer California Army National Guard, now retired Adjunct General Corps, United States Army Reserve.

Member American Counseling Association, American College Counseling Association, California Association Marriage and Family Therapists, California Community College Counselor Association (former president), California Association Counseling and Development (former president Hispanic Caucus, former president), California Association for Humanistic Education and Development (former president), California Association for Multi-Cultural Counseling, Reserve Officers Association, La Raza Faculty Association California Community College, National Career Development Association, Phi Delta Kappa, Chi Sigma Iota.


Married Jennifer Ayres. Children: Lisa Dianne, Jeffrey Ayres.