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Public Forums for Chancellor Finalists

Oct 11, 2021

State Center Community College District (SCCCD) Trustees announced the schedule of the virtual public forums for the finalists in the SCCCD Chancellor Search. Students, faculty, staff, administrators and the community are invited to meet and learn more about the three finalists during virtual open forums scheduled for Monday, October 25, 2021.

Finalists are Dr. Beatriz Espinoza, Consultant - Laredo Community College, National Science Foundation Grant; Dr. Omid Pourzanjani, Superintendent/President San Joaquin Delta Community College District and Dr. Carole Goldsmith, Fresno City College President.

Each finalist will take part in a one-hour forum, which will be open and broadcast to the public. Attendees will be able to view the forums via Zoom webinar or YouTube Live Stream. The Zoom webinar will be able to accommodate up to 1,000 and no registration is required. Attendees are encouraged to connect to the Zoom webinar as early as possible to get a "seat". If the Zoom webinar is full, individuals may observe the meeting on YouTube Live Stream.

Please click the button below to join the Zoom webinar:

Join Forum on Zoom

Please click the button below to view the YouTube Live Stream:

Join Forum on YouTube LiveStream

Candidates will present their vision for the District and answer pre-submitted questions. If time allows, questions from attendees will be addressed. The deadline for those wishing to submit questions in advance to be considered during the public forums is Wednesday, October 20 at 12:00 p.m. by using the below button:

Online Public Candidate Question Form .

Feedback on each candidate will only be collected online using the following button:

Chancellor Candidate Feedback

The virtual public forum schedule is as follows:

  • 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.  Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza
  • 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.  Dr. Omid Pourzanjani
  • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.  Dr. Carole Goldsmith

More information is made available on the District website on the Chancellor Search Finalists Open Forum page that includes candidate bios.

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