Pamela D. Walker, Ed.D.
Vice Chancellor of Educational Services
Dr. Pamela D. Walker serves as vice chancellor for educational services at the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and leads the divisions of Academic Affairs, Student Services and Workforce and Economic Development.
Dr. Walker is a highly regarded educational leader with experience as a faculty member and administrator in the K-12 system, multiple four-year university systems and in the California Community Colleges. She came to the Chancellor’s Office from American River College after spending 12 years in positions as the dean of science and allied health, associate vice president for instruction, vice president for student services and interim president. At Cerritos College, she was the dean of heath, physical education, recreation, athletics and dance and interim dean of admissions and records. She also held the position of associate commissioner for the California Community College Athletic Association. Prior to her tenure in the California Community Colleges system, Walker worked at both public and private colleges and universities.
Walker is a tireless advocate for the benefit of education working throughout her career to develop programs of distinction to better serve students. She is passionate about mentoring the next generation of leaders and has taught graduate classes and served on numerous dissertation committees. Dr. Walker received her bachelor’s degree from Eastern Oregon State University in LaGrande, master’s degree from California State University, Sacramento and doctoral degree in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco.