Gavilan College Announces Superintendent/President Finalists and Forumsby on Apr 27, 2022
GILROY, CA – Following a national search, the candidates below have been selected as finalists for the position of Superintendent/President at Gavilan JCCD. The finalists will participate in open forums at the Gavilan College campus, room Social Sciences 214 (SS 214) on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, according to the following schedule. Parking is free on campus.
Following each forum, we ask community members to submit feedback for each candidate using the following Microsoft form by 9:00 PM on May 18th: Superintendent/President Open Forum Candidate Feedback Form.
Dr. Pedro Avila – Forum 1:15 – 2:15 pm
Vice President of Student Services/Assistant Superintendent
Santa Rosa Junior College
Dr. Claudia Lourido-Habib – Forum 2:30 – 3:30 pm
President Porterville College
Dr. Brian Sanders – Forum 3:45 – 4:45 pm
Vice President of Instruction Columbia College
Face coverings are required to attend the open forums. A recording of the open forums will be available for public viewing following the forums.
Visit this page to read the bios of each of the finalists and to submit questions for the forums by the May 13 deadline: https://www.gavilan.edu/about/president/search/index.php
Gavilan’s Superintendent/President, Dr. Kathleen Rose commented:
“As my retirement date approaches, I want to thank the search committee and our Human Resources Department for working under a very tight timeline to do a national search, conduct many interviews, and produce three finalists. The forums are a fantastic opportunity for our community to participate in this especially important process of selecting your next Superintendent/President."
About Gavilan College
Gavilan College is one of 113 California Community Colleges, a part of the largest system of higher education in the world. At Gavilan College you can prepare to transfer to a university, get training in a skilled career, build your academic skills, or attain needed classes for career advancement. As a small community college, Gavilan offers a more community-oriented and personalized experience than you might find at a larger school, with high educational quality and access to technology.