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Executive Office

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office is led by Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley who serves as the CEO of the Board of Governors and oversees the Executive Office. Ebony Lopez, interim assistant to the chancellor, can be reached at

Deputy Chancellor Daisy Gonzales oversees the divisions of Student Services, Academic Affairs, Workforce & Economic Development, College Finance & Facilities Planning and Internal Operations. The Office of Communications is under the direction of Vice Chancellor for Communications Paul Feist. The Governmental Relations Division is under the direction of Vice Chancellor Laura N. Metune.

The Chancellor’s Office oversees matters pertaining to the Board of Governors, the Consultation Council, the annual budget and legislative process, communications to the general public and media, and the internal operations of the agency. Christina Nicole Castro, Liaison to the Board of Governors and the Consultation Council, can be reached at