Superintendent/President Search

Focused on Student Success

Erica Padilla-Chavez, President

Dear candidates and community,

Thank you for your interest in the Hartnell Community College District’s search for its next permanent Superintendent/President!

On Nov. 16, 2021, members of the District’s Governing Board formally began our work to identify and appoint an individual prepared to uphold, and raise, the standard of excellence that makes Hartnell College one of the most dynamic and innovative community colleges in all of California.

This person will exemplify our shared commitment to an overarching mission: ensuring the success of our diverse Salinas Valley students, whether they continue on to complete a four-year degree or immediately enter the workforce.

Our Board will continue to provide regular public updates throughout our work to appoint an outstanding new chief executive for Hartnell. 


Signature of Board PresidentErica Padilla-Chavez, President
Hartnell Community College District Governing Board

About the Search Consultant

Stan CarrizosaStan A. Carrizosa of Community College Search Services is assisting the Hartnell Community College District with its search for a new Superintendent/President. He is a former superintendent/president of College of the Sequoias in Visalia, Calif., and has 18 years as a K-12 superintendent in three California districts.

For all inquiries and more information regarding the position and process, please contact Carrizosa at or 559.740.8540.