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:

  • President: Meredith Brown, Trustee, Peralta CCD
  • Vice President: TBA
  • Treasurer: Barry Snell, Trustee, Santa Monica CCD
  • Secretary: Linda Handy, Trustee, Peralta CCD

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    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:

    • Northern California Chair: Wendy Ho, Trustee, San Jose-Evergreen CCD
    • Vice Chair: Debbie Ikeda, Trustee, State Center CCD
    • Secretary/ Membership Chair: Nicky Gonzalez Yuen, Trustee, Peralta CCD
    • Treasurer: Sue Chan, Trustee, Ohlone CCD
    • Director At-Large: Gilbert Wong, Trustee, Foothill-DeAnza CCD
    • Director At-Large: Thuy Thi Nguyen, President, Foothill College

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    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
    • Past President: Francisco Rodriguez, Chancellor, Los Angeles CCD
    • Executive Director: John E. Arriaga, President, JEA & Associates

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    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

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