FRESNO — Board members of the State Center Community College District elected Richard M. Caglia as board president at its December board meeting. John Leal was elected vice president and Bobby Kahn was elected secretary. Oakhurst Community College Center, Fresno City College, Reedley College, Clovis Community College, and Madera Community College Center make up the State Center Community College District.
“It is my honor to serve as the 2016 SCCCD Board President. This is an outstanding district, we have an outstanding Board, and I look forward to working with them to keep our District moving forward in 2016. SCCCD has many great things going on – especially our commitment to serving our students. Our Board is committed to doing the right things for the right reasons and I am humbled to be on the SCCCD Board of Trustees,” said Caglia.
Interim Chancellor Bill F. Stewart said, “Richard is well known in the community as an outstanding citizen and well-respected business man. He comes with a world of experience and we welcome his expertise and leadership.”
Richard Caglia was elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2008 and represents Area 7. Mr. Caglia is a graduate of San Joaquin Memorial High School, Fresno City College, California State University, Fresno, and the San Joaquin College of Law. He works with his family in their Fresno-based businesses.
State Center Community College District is currently enrolling students for the spring semester which begins January 11, 2016. State Center Community College District is committed to student learning and success, while providing accessible, high quality, innovative educational programs and student support services to our diverse community by offering associate degrees, university transfer courses and career technical programs that meet the academic and workforce needs of the San Joaquin Valley.”