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Chancellor's Circle Society

students at fresno city college

Chancellor’s Circle Society members are made up of an exceptional group of individuals who have built a legacy of support helping students advance and thrive for more than 20 years. The Society was created in 2002, by several dedicated and astounding community members who came together wanting to make an impactful difference in the lives of students. Since its inception, close to 1 million dollars has been raised from annual membership donations, for deserving students, enabling them to overcome financial barriers and embark on their academic journeys with confidence.

Chancellor’s Circle Society Annual Celebration 2023

Highlights from this year's Annual Celebration on October 19, 2023, at Fresno City College's New First Responders Campus.

Become or Renew Your Chancellor's Circle Society Membership

Dr. Carole Goldsmith with society members

You can make your annual membership donation of $1,000 to credit card or check. If you would like to pay for your membership donation of $1,000 by check, please make a check out to SCCC Foundation and on the memo portion of the check, please write in (Chancellor’s Circle Society) and mail to SCCC Foundation, 1171 Fulton Street, 2nd Floor, Fresno, CA  93721.

Membership Form

Chancellor’s Circle Society Membership Categories

There are two types of membership in the Society including Individual Membership or Business Membership. As a member, you’re provided exclusive on-campus experiences, you’ll have the unique opportunities to go-behind-the-scene on tours of our college campuses, and personally meet and build relationships with the Chancellor, the presidents of our colleges, faculty, and administrators as well as to observe and speak with students about their educational goals . As a business or company in the Chancellor’s Circle Society, you’ll have first-hand access to students and faculty within your particular business field giving you an excellent pool of students for internships and training opportunities.

Annual membership donation of $1,000 helps to provide scholarships, campus improvements, and state-of-the-art educational tools for students. Through the support of the Chancellor’s Circle Society annual membership contributions, State Center Community College Foundation is able to provide $15,000 yearly to students attending Fresno City College, Clovis Community College, Reedley College, Madera Community College, and Madera Community College at Oakhurst through the Chancellor’s Circle Scholarships.

2023 – 2024 Chancellor’s Circle Members

  • Dr. Kim Armstrong

  • Jeff and Lisa Bassill

  • Dr. Marilyn Behringer

  • Kenn and Dr. Lori Bennett

  • Glynna Billings

  • Gus and Greti Bonner

  • Joe Bremer and Cris Monahan Bremer

  • Shirley Bruegman

  • Dr. Jerry and Sue Buckley

  • Kirsten Corey

  • Tom and Janey Crow

  • Bruce and Madeline Droz

  • Dr. Robert Frost

  • Dr. Terry Gillian and Karen Simmons Gillian

  • James Glynn

  • John and Maureen Golden

  • Dr. Carole Goldsmith

  • Rico and Denise Guerrero

  • Omar Gutierrez

  • Dr. Lataria Hall

  • Kevin and Diane Herman

  • Denise Hurst

  • Dale and Deborah Ikeda

  • Kelly Joos

  • Johnathan and Kelly Kepler

  • Drew and Chelsea Ketelsen

  • Don Larson

  • Don Lopez

  • Stephen and Katherine Mar

  • Christine Miktarian

  • Julianna Mosier

  • Michael and Rochelle Noblett

  • Christine Phillips

  • Dr. Robert Pimentel

  • Dr. Angel and Sara Reyna

  • Darin and Brooke Soukup

  • Jerry Tahajian

  • Jeff and Caryn Tatsumura

  • Linda Vang

  • Jerry and Rosemary Waters

  • 19six Architects, Monisha Adnani

  • Baskin Mechanical Engineers, Mark Baskin

  • Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo, Matthew T. and Aleyna Besmer

  • U.S. Bank, Ashley Bocek

  • Blair, Church & Flynn Consulting Engineers, Inc., Jeff Brians

  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., Chris Brown

  • Lawrence Engineering Group, Michael and Serena Cantelmi

  • Barthuli & Associates Insurance Services, Inc., Shawn Patty and Gina Cuttone

  • Diamond Learning Center, Jami De La Cerda

  • NSW Duckworth Mechanical Equipment Company, LLC, Eric Dinneen

  • California Health Sciences University, Florence Dunn

  • Lozano Smith, LLP, Andy Garcia

  • Lance-Kashian & Company, Sal Gonzales

  • Hedrick’s Chevrolet Company, Brett Hedrick

  • Moore Grider, Denise Hurst

  • Johanson Transportation Service, Larry Johanson

  • HMC Farms, Harold and Debbie McClarty

  • Zumwalt Construction, Robert and Mia McKnight

  • Moss Adams, Chris and Michelle Morse

  • TETER, Inc., Beth Mount

  • FUSD, Superintendents Office, Bob Nelson

  • Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, Eileen O’Hare-Anderson

  • Fresno County Economic Development Corp., Will Oliver

  • The Fulton Group, Inc., John Ostlund

  • Darden Architects, Bob Petithomme

  • Ridgerunner Engineering, Craig Speece

  • SimplyTherapy, Inc., Amy Villegas

  • United Security Bank, Dennis and Cheryl Woods

  • Destination Wealth Management, Michael Yoshikami

  • CORE Business Interiors, Tom and Lisa Zimmerman

For any questions regarding the Chancellor’s Circle Society, please contact Kelly Joos, Assistant Director by email at or her direct line at (559) 243-7502.

Chancellor’s Circle Society members support initiatives that ensure every student feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their fullest potential.