Chancellor Search Finalists

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Edward Bush

Dr. Edward Bush has over 22 years of experience in higher education.  Since 2015, Dr. Bush has served as the President of Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, Ca.  Prior to his position as College President, Dr. Bush served as a tenured associate faculty member in student life and leadership, Director of the Educational Talent Search federal TRIO grant, Dean of Student Services and Vice President of Student Services for seven years. Read Edward Bush's full biography here.  


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Michael Claire

In August 2019, Mr. Claire was appointed as the Acting Chancellor of the San Mateo County Community College District, and as Interim Chancellor of the District in September 2019.  Mr. Claire reports to the Board of Trustees and serves as the District’s Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Claire has worked with the Board to establish goals for the 2019/20 academic year and has implemented new practices to improve transparency. Mr. Claire has worked at all three campuses and at the District Office during his career. Read Michael Claire's full biography here.  


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Bryan Reece

This is Dr. Reece’s 30th year working in higher education, with 15 years of senior management experience. He has held positions as College President, VP of Academic Affairs, Dean, and private sector management. He earned a Ph.D., MA and BA from the University of Southern California and taught Political Science as a tenured faculty member for 19 years. Dr. Reece has a documented record of moving community colleges forward to improve the academic success for students, with particular expertise in assisting students from historically under-served communities. Read Bryan Reece's full biography here.