Mr. Ernie Bridges, Member

Ernest L Bridges is a long time educator of African-American Studies at Fullerton College and California State University Fullerton. He also functions as Faculty Advisor, and Mentor to students belonging to several campus organizations such as The Black Student Union (BSU), and the Fullerton College Umoja Community. Additionally his background includes working a number of […]

Dr. Karin Edwards, Member

Dr. Karin Edwards’ 36-year-career at community colleges spans roles from Admissions Counselor to Campus President. Since July 2014, she has served as president of Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus. For the previous 14 years, she was Dean of Student Development and Services at Three Rivers Community College in Norwich, Connecticut. Before that, she served for […]

Dr. Marlon Hall, Member

Dr. Marlon R. Hall currently serves as the Superintendent/President of Lassen Community College in Susanville, California. The eldest child of the late Edna Hall Smith and Sammie Lee Hall, Dr. Hall was born in Chicago, Illinois. As a resident of Chicago for the first eighteen years of his life, Dr. Hall attended Faraday Elementary, Our […]

Doris Hankins, Member

Hankins Doris

Doris Hankins is a Bay Area native, a wife of 23 years, and mother of three wonderful children. With the assistance of Merritt’s Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and Disabled Services Program (DSP) faculty and staff, she able to complete her Associates of Art degree in Liberal Arts (2002) and an Associates of Science […]

Dr. Larry D. Johnson, Jr., Member

Dr. Larry Johnson, Jr.

Dr. Larry D. Johnson, Jr. began serving as the sixth President of Phoenix College (PC), A Maricopa Community College, July 1, 2018. PC serves approximately 17,000 students, annually, and is designated as a Hispanic-serving institution. Dr. Johnson is a first-generation college student and passionate student-centered leader, who has served community colleges for more than 14 […]

Dr. Herbert Kitchen, Member

Dr. Herbert Kitchen joined Merritt College as Interim Director of Student Activities and Campus Life on July 25, 2016. Dr. Kitchen is a veteran at the Peralta Community College District, having served over 20 years at the District Office in the Marketing, Communications and Media department as the Coordinator of Marketing. At Merritt, Dr. Kitchen […]

Dr. Charles Nwankwo, Member

Dr. Charles Nwankwo serves as Vice President of Information Technology and Media Services. In his position provides leadership to ensure that the technological services of the college meet the present and future needs of all students, faculty and staff. Dr. Nwankwo formerly served as the chief information resources and technology officer at SOWELA Technical Community […]

Pcyeta Stroud, Member

Pcyeta Stroud

Pcyeta Stroud is the Director of the Bay Area Entrepreneur Center of Skyline College (BAEC). Pcyeta is an innovative leader, committed to empowering members of her community throughout the Bay Area, with resources through the lens of entrepreneurship. She has over ten years of economic and workforce development experience with an emphasis on mentorship, cultivating […]

Dr. Jennifer Taylor-Mendoza, Member

Dr. Jennifer Taylor-Mendoza is the Vice President of Instruction at Skyline College. An educator with over twenty years of higher education experience, nineteen years in the community college system—as a classified professional, tenured faculty leader, director, dean and vice president—she is continually inspired by the brilliance, power and endless potential of community college students. Through […]