Chancellor's Office

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.

Dr. Bryan Reece

Beginning November 1, 2020, Dr. Bryan Reece was named Chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District (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.

Dr. Reece has been working in higher education for over 30 years, with 15 years of academic and private sector leadership experience, having formerly held positions as college president, vice president of instruction, dean and academic senate president. He taught Political Science as a tenured community college faculty member for 19 years and has a documented record of moving community colleges in directions that improve the academic success for students across all groups and has particular expertise with student populations from historically underserved communities.

Having worked extensively with legislative bodies and government agencies at the local, state and federal levels, Dr. Reece has a record of success with public-private partnerships and fundraising.

Dr. Reece has a bachelor of arts degree, master of arts degree and doctorate in Political Science from the University of Southern California.