California Community Colleges Caucus Information

The League supports four California community college caucuses representing populations of African Americans, Asian Pacific Islanders, Latinos, and Veterans. The Report on League Engagement of California Community College Caucuses outlines the ways in which the League is enhancing engagement and supports the independent efforts of California's community college caucuses. Click Here to read the full report.

African American California Community College Trustees (AACCCT)

 AACCCT represents African and African American populations at California's community colleges. For more information about this caucus, read AACCCT Caucus Dues Letter.

The elected officers for AACCCT include:

  • Co-President: Meredith Brown, Trustee, Peralta CCD
  • Co-President: Eric Payne, Trustee, State Center CCD
  • Treasurer: Barry Snell, Trustee, Santa Monica CCD
  • Secretary: Linda Handy, Trustee, Peralta CCD

    Join AACCCT 


    Asian Pacific Islander Trustees & Administrators Caucus (APITA)

    APITA is a coalition of California Asian Pacific Islander Community College Trustees and Administrators that serve to enhance educational opportunities for API community college students and professional development opportunities for API administrators. For more information, visit their website.

    The elected officers for APITA include:

    • President: Debbie Ikeda, Trustee, State Center CCD
    • Vice President: Rowena Tomaneng, President, San Jose City College
    • Secretary/ Membership Chair: Nicky Gonzalez Yuen, Trustee, Peralta CCD
    • Treasurer: Sue Chan, Trustee, Ohlone CCD
    • Director-At-Large: Andy Li, Trustee, Contra Costa CCD
    • Director-At-Large: Mike Fong, Trustee, Los Angeles CCD
    • Director-At-Large: Whitney Yamamura, President, Folsom Lake College

     Join APITA


    California Association of Latino Community College Trustees and Administrators (CALCCTA)

     CALCCTA represents Latino populations at California's community colleges. The elected officers for CALCCTA include:

    • President: Janet Rivera, Trustee, San Joaquin Delta CCD
    • Vice President: Jose Fierro, President/Superintendent, Cerritos CCD
    • Past President: Francisco Rodriguez, Chancellor, Los Angeles CCD
    • Executive Director: John E. Arriaga, President, JEA & Associates
    • Treasuer: Mark Evilsizer, Trustee, Palomar CCD (ACES Member)
    • Northern California At-Large Voting Member: TBA
    • Southern California At-Large Voting Member: John Halcon, Trustee, Palomar CCD

     Join CALCCTA 


    California Community Colleges Veterans Caucus (CCCVC)

     CCCVC represents our military veterans at California's community colleges. The elected officers for the Veterans Caucus include:

    • Trustee Co-Chair: Larry Kennedy, Trustee, Ventura County CCD
    • Alternate Trustee Co-Chair: William (Bill) Withrow, Trustee, Peralta CCD
    • CEO Co-Chair: Doug Houston, Chancellor, Yuba CCD
    • Alternate CEO Co-Chair: Greg Gillespie, Chancellor, Ventura County CCD
    • Secretary and Treasurer: AnnMarie McCarthy, Administrative Assistant, Ventura County CCD
    • Operations Representative: Nancy Montgomery, Assistant Dean of Health, Wellness and Veterans Services, Irvine Valley College

     Join CCCVC 

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