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About College Finance and Facilities Planning

 

The College Finance and Facilities Planning Division oversees the formulation of policies that determine the distribution of local assistance and capital outlay funds for the 72 community college districts. They oversee the construction and remodeling of new buildings and centers.They use web-based tools to assess facilities, coordinate planning, and evaluate and manage projects efficiently.

The division represents the California Community Colleges in advocating for local assistance and capital outlay funds with the Legislature and the Department of Finance. The division includes the Fiscal Services and Facilities Planning units.

 

Key Contacts:

Dan Troy, vice chancellor
dtroy@cccco.edu

Mario Rodriguezvice chancellor of college finance
mrodriguez@cccco.edu 

Frances Parmelee, assistant vice chancellor of college finance
fparmelee@cccco.edu

 

 

Vice Chancellor for Finance and Facilities Planning

Mario Rodriguez

Vice Chancellor of College Finance and Facilities Planning Mario Rodriguez was promoted to the position in July 2016. In this role, he oversees the formulation of policies that determine the distribution of local assistance and capital outlay funds for the 72 community college districts, as well as the construction and remodeling of new buildings and centers.

Rodriguez has an extensive background with state budget and facilities programs. He joined the Chancellor's Office in 2014 as assistant vice chancellor of finance. Prior to that, he was a finance budget analyst with the Department of Finance and a project manager with the Office of the Governor. Rodriguez began his career in state government in 2007 as a budget analyst with the Department of General Services.

Rodriguez is a member of the San Juan Unified School District Citizens Oversight Committee and a board member on the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team.

Rodriguez earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento.


Assistant Vice Chancellor for Finance and Facilities Planning

Frances P. Parmelee

Assistant Vice Chancellor of College Finance and Facilities Planning Frances P. Parmelee joined the Chancellor's Office in September 2016. In this role, she oversees and supports the Accounting and Budget Unit, Apportionments Unit and Fiscal Standards and Accountability Unit.   

Prior to her joining the Chancellor's Office, Parmelee worked as an auditor, audit supervisor and audit manager with the Department of Finance for more than two decades. During this time she led teams on a variety of financial and performance audits, as well as organization-wide professional development activities. 

Parmelee earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Accounting and Finance from California State University, Sacramento. Parmelee is also a CPA.