Boards & Councils

Board of Directors

Consumnes River College
Executive Vice President
California Business Roundtable
Executive Vice President of Learning Enterprise
Arizona State University
President, Sacramento State University
San Diego State University
President & General Counsel
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
University Professor Emerita & Founder, Center for Urban Education
Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California
Co-Founder and Head of Organizational Health & Innovation
The Justice Collective
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
President & CEO
Inland Empire Economic Partnership
Professor of Clinical Education
USC Rossier School of Education
Executive Director
Higher Education Advocates
University of California, Merced
Executive Director
Asian American Futures
Managing Director of Advocacy
Chinese for Affirmative Action & Stop AAPI Hate
Director of Government Relations
The California Wellness Foundation

Advisory Council

The Advisory Council consists of active advocates and ambassadors for the Campaign, consisting of experts who strongly support our work and provide us with critical strategic advice as we press forward with solutions to increase college access and improve student success.

Former Executive Director
UC Immigrant Legal Services Center, UC Davis School of Law
President & CEO Emeritus
American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
Former Chancellor
California State University
Executive Director
California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)
American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
California Community Colleges Board of Governors
Executive Director
College Promise Campaign
Trustee Emerita
Pitzer College
Interim Superintendent/President
Santa Barbara City College
Executive Director
The Education Trust–West
California Student Aid Commission
Chief Executive Officer
Excelencia in Education
UC Berkeley Institute of Government Studies
California State University Board of Trustees
Former President
ECMC Foundation
County of San Diego
President, Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities

Policy Research Advisory Board

Members of our Policy Research Advisory Board are experts in the fields of higher education and public policy and serve as reviewers for our research, providing critical feedback on our major reports.

Assistant Professor of Economics
Yale School of Management
Class of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor of Political Science and Public Policy
University of California, Berkeley
Executive Director
The RP Group
Director and Professor, Educational Leadership Doctoral Program
San Francisco State University
Research Fellow
Public Policy Institute of California
Vice President of Data Strategy
Executive Director
California Competes
Executive Search Consultant
Isaacson, Miller
Colleen Moore Consulting
USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Associate Professor
Texas A&M University
Department Chair & Professor
The University of Texas at Austin
Higher Education Policy Consultant
Vice President

Expert Advisory Group

Members of our Expert Advisory Group strategize on critical steps to uplift practices that can expand equity and inclusion in college preparation, college admission, and college completion

Associate Professor of Education Policy and Leadership
SMU Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development
USC Center for Urban Education
Former Executive Director
UC Immigrant Legal Services Center

Sally Chen

Education Equity Policy Manager
Chinese for Affirmative Action
Associate Professor of Higher Education and Public Policy
University of Texas at Austin
Senior Associate
UC Berkeley Center for Studies in Higher Education
Equal Justice Society
Professor of Education
UCLA School of Education and Information Studies
Higher Education Equity Senior Coordinator
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Executive Director
The Education Trust-West
The Civil Rights Project at UCLA
Federal Policy Consultant
Co-Executive Director
Chinese for Affirmative Action
Chinese for Affirmatice Action
Associate Professor of Education
University of Maryland, College Park
Executive Director
The Princeton Review Foundation
President and General Counsel
Director of Higher Education
Public Advocates
Distinguished Professor & Equity Driven Leader
San Diego State University

In Gratitude

Thank you to previous members of our Advisory Council and Board for their guidance in our work to increase college access and improve student success.

California Community Colleges
President and CEO
College Futures Foundation
US Senator
State of California
Vice President for Public Policy and Executive Director
Lumina Foundation, Washington D.C. Office

In Loving Memory

We honor the legacies of our late board members and strive to achieve college opportunity for all California students in their memory.

Stephen S. Weiner

Co-Founder Campaign for College Opportunity

David Wolf, PhD

Co-Founder of the Campaign for College Opportunity

William Hauck

Founding Board Member Campaign for College Opportunity

Gary K. Hart

Former Board Member Campaign for College Opportunity