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Welcome to the Chancellor's Office and its divisions

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office is led by Chancellor Brice Harris who serves as the CEO of the board of governors and oversees the executive office. The Assistant to the Chancellor is Karen Gilmer.

Deputy Chancellor Erik Skinner 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 office of Governmental Relations is under the direction of Vice Chancellor Vincent Stewart.

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. Karen Gilmer, assistant to Chancellor Harris, can be reached at or by calling (916) 322-4005.