Foundation Partners

CCBA Foundation Partners are organizations with missions and goals that closely align with that of the CCBA and who support the work of the CCBA through grants, gifts and project and conference support.  The CCBA is proud to partner with world-renowned foundations that invest in organizations and strategies that advance higher education, racial equity and economic mobility for the next generation. Current projects include:

National Advisory Task Force  The National Advisory Task Force guides the work and provides valuable insight for the CCBA’s grant projects.

NameRoleOrganization State
Joyce HammerChairCCBA Advisory Task ForceWA
Debra BraggCo-ChairCCBA Advisory Task ForceIL
Cheryl CicottiStaffCCBAFL
Tim HarmonAd hocBragg & AssociatesIL
Aisha LoweVice Chancellor for Ed Services & SupportCalifornia Community College Chancellor’s OfficeCA
Amardeep KahlonVice President Academic AffairsParadise Valley CollegeAZ
Carmen DonesDean, Business & Health Sciences, Academic AffairsWest Los Angeles CollegeCA
Cynthia SpiersPresidentRhodes State CollegeOH
Donna LewellingDirector, Office of Community College & Workforce DevelopmentOregon Higher Education Coordinating BoardOR
Esther NairGraduateMira Costa CollegeCA
Hans VanSumerenDirector, Great Lakes Water Studies InstituteNorthwestern Michigan CollegeMI
Jamelle ConnerStudent AffairsSt. Petersburg CollegeFL
Kristi Wellington-BakerAWS Higher Education Strategy LeaderAmazon Web ServicesWA
Mike PotterDeanLake Washington Institute of TechnologyWA
Richard N. Woodfield, Jr.Chief Academic OfficerOhio Association of Community CollegesOH
Roberta TeahenEx-OfficioFerris State University (retired)MI
Sunaina VirendraFaculty & BAS -AM Program ChairSkagit Valley CollegeWA
Valerie SundbyDirector of Transfer at state boardWashington State Board for Community and Technical CollegesWA
Walt TribleyPresidentNorthern WY CC DistrictWY