Advisory Council

The Advisory Council are active advocates and ambassadors for the Campaign, consisting of consists 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.


George Boggs
President & CEO Emeritus
American Association of
Community Colleges (AACC)

Joseph Castro
President
California State University,
Fresno

Mildred Garcia
President
American Association of State
Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

Pamela Haynes
Member
California Community Colleges
Board of Governors

Martha Kanter
Executive Director
College Promise Campaign

Robin Kramer
Trustee Emerita
Pitzer College

Alex Padilla
Secretary of State
State of California

Gabriel Sandoval
Partner
Atkinson, Andelson, Loya,
Ruud & Romo (AALR)

Deborah Santiago
Chief Executive Officer
Excelencia in Education

Dan Schnur
Professor
UC Berkeley Institute of
Government Studies

Ryan Smith
Chief External Officer
Partnership for LA Schools

Chris Steinhauser
Superintendent
Long Beach Unified School
District

Peter Taylor
President
ECMC Foundation

Nora Vargas
Board Member
Southwestern Community
College District