The Chancellor's Office aims to ensure
the highest quality learning experiences for current and future students.
This happens through creative leadership, committed and valued employees,
effective services, sufficient funding, and an environment of respect,
mutual trust and open communication. Responsiveness to the needs of our
external and internal stakeholders will guide our actions.
Mr. Eugene Huff is currently serving as Interim Chancellor of the Contra Costa Community
College District The District serves over 51,000 students at three colleges (Contra Costa
College, Diablo Valley College and Los Medanos College) and two centers (Brentwood and San
Ramon). The District is one of the largest multi-college community college districts in California,
where more than 3,600 employees serve a county of over one million residents.
Mr. Huff began his service with the Contra Costa Community College District in 2001. He was
first employed as a Contract Administrator and was later promoted to Vice Chancellor of Human
Resources. Since 2004, Mr. Huff has been the District's chief negotiator. In 2013, Mr. Huff was
promoted to Executive Vice Chancellor, Administrative Services. In that position, Mr. Huff has
overseen fiscal services, human resources, information technology, police services and risk
management areas for the District. Mr. Huff currently serves as President of the Executive
Committee and Board of Directors for the Contra Costa County Schools Insurance Group.
Mr. Huff graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a
Master's degree in Management. Prior to joining the District, Mr. Huff worked at Whirlpool
Corporation for 11 years in operations and human resources. Mr. Huff is married and has one
grown daughter and one granddaughter. He enjoys diving, gardening and travel. Should Mr.
Huff be out of the office, Executive Vice Chancellor Mojdeh Mehdizadeh will serve as Acting