MEDIA STATEMENT July 21, 2016

Contact: Paige Marlatt Dorr
Office: 916.327.5356
Cell: 916.601.8005
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California Community Colleges Interim Chancellor Erik E. Skinner’s Statement on New

Appointment to Board of Governors

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California Community Colleges Interim Chancellor Erik E. Skinner issued the following statement on Gov. Jerry Brown’s appointment of Eman Dalili to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors:
“I would like to welcome Mr. Dalili to the board as our new student representative,” said Interim Chancellor Skinner. “He is an accomplished young man and brings a great deal of experience and perspective to the board. I am confident he will do well representing his fellow California Community Colleges students. We look forward to working with him on improving student success and expanding educational opportunities.”
Gov. Brown announced the appointment on Thursday. Dalili, 20, of Palos Verdes Estates, has served as student body president of El Camino College since 2016 and is as a business analyst intern for Red Cross Blood
Donation Services. He has been an ambassador in the Office of Outreach and School Relations since 2015. Dalili was a trustee on the El Camino College District Board of Trustees from 2015 to 2016, intern in the Office of Congresswoman Janice Hahn from 2014 to 2015 and intern in the Office of Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi in 2014. Dalili is a Democrat.

The California Community Colleges is the largest system of higher education in the nation composed of 72 districts and 113 colleges serving 2.1 million students per year. Community colleges supply workforce training, basic skills education and prepare students for transfer to four-year institutions. The Chancellor’s Office provides leadership, advocacy and support under the direction of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges. For more information about the community colleges, please visit http://californiacommunitycolleges.cccco.edu/, https://www.facebook.com/CACommColleges, or

https://twitter.com/CalCommColleges.
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