UPDATE: SELECTION COMPLETED
The Hartnell Community College District Governing Board on March 15 selected Michael Gutierrez, president of Sacramento City College, as the district’s new permanent superintendent/president, pending agreement on terms of his employment.
The Hartnell Community College District (HCCD) Governing Board on March 2, 2022, announced three finalists for the position of Superintendent/President for the HCCD:
- Michael Gutierrez, President of Sacramento City College
- Dr. Brian Sanders, Vice President of Instruction for Columbia College (Sonora, Calif.)
- Dr. Christopher Villa, most recently served as President of Portland (Ore.) Community College
The finalists introduced themselves to the college and the greater community during separate 45-minute open forums on March 11, 2022, on Hartnell's Main Campus, with an opportunity for attendees to submit questions and provide written feedback on each candidate. The forums were also shared via Zoom.
About the finalists
Each finalist has provided a personal biography, linked below their photographs.