Mateo County Community College District
College President Named
Chancellor Ron Galatolo
Cañada College President Named
Mandelkern, president of the Board of Trustees of the San Mateo County
Community College District, announced today that following a nationwide search
attracting more than 47 candidates, Dr. Jamillah Moore has been selected to be
the eleventh president of Cañada College in Redwood City, California. Dr.
Moore currently serves as the District’s Interim Vice Chancellor of Educational
Services and Planning.
a strong field of candidates, the Board has selected an experienced, talented
and dedicated community college educator to lead Cañada College,” Mandelkern
said. “We believe President-elect Moore will continue Cañada’s strong tradition
of providing leading-edge educational opportunities and support services that
help ensure student success.”
Moore’s accomplishments, skills, educational background, and training reflect a
commitment to the philosophy and mission of California Community
Colleges. At every level, her career has been a reflection of the college
mission of an inclusive and effective learning and working environment for all.
She has served as Senior Vice Chancellor for Governmental and External
Relations in the System Office of the California Community Colleges, Interim
President of Compton Community College, President of Los Angeles City College
and Chancellor of the Ventura County Community College District. Dr. Moore has
also been a teacher, beginning her career at Sierra Community College. On
occasion, she has returned to the classroom as an adjunct professor in the
Communications Studies and Multicultural Education Departments at California
State University, Sacramento.
Moore is a graduate of the University of San Francisco, where she earned a
doctorate in International and Multicultural Education. She is also a former
EOPS student and graduate of California State University, Sacramento, where she
earned a Masters in Intercultural Communication and Public Policy and a
Bachelor of Arts in Communication.