Sandra Chen-Lau

Sandra Chen Lau
Area 1
sxchenlau@pasadena.edu

Sandra Chen Lau is the Chief Advancement Officer for the prestigious American Film Institute and has held similar positions in the nonprofit sector including the Japanese American National Museum. She also runs her own consulting firm, Trans-Adaptive Philanthropy, serving charitable organizations including foundations that support local public school districts.
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James Aragon

James Aragon
Area 2
jjaragon@pasadena.edu

James Aragon is an adjunct professor at Glendale Community College. He previously served as an adjunct faculty member and counselor for Pasadena City College for 26 years. Elected to the governing board of the Pasadena Area Community College District in March 2024, James represents Trustee Area 2, which includes the foothill communities spanning from Altadena to Sierra Madre.
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Steve Gibson

Steve Gibson
Vice President
Area 3
sgibson10@pasadena.edu

Steve Gibson began on the governing board of the Pasadena Area Community College District in July 2022. He represents Area 3 which includes Northwest Pasadena and part of southwest Altadena. PCC Northwest is located in Area 3 on the campus of John Muir High School.
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Tammy Silver

Tammy Silver
Area 4
tsilver@pasadena.edu

Tammy Silver was elected to the governing board of the Pasadena Area Community College District in March of 2020. She represents Area 4 which includes the central and eastern areas of Pasadena and portions of Temple City and unincorporated San Gabriel. She is proud to have Pasadena City College in her district as well as Temple City High School and Rose City High School.
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Kristine Kwong

Kristine Kwong
Area 5
kekwong@pasadena.edu

Kristine Kwong is an education lawyer representing both public and private sector entities throughout the State of California in a variety of operational issues such as labor and employment, student issues, operational compliance, and litigation.
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John Martin

Ryan Liu
Clerk

Area 6
rliu@pasadena.edu

Ryan Liu is an attorney, higher education advocate, and governing board member on the Pasadena Area Community College District Board of Trustees. He represents Trustee Area 6, which includes portions of Rosemead, San Gabriel, El Monte, Temple City, and Arcadia.
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Alton Wang

Alton Wang
President

Area 7
ayzwang@pasadena.edu

Alton Wang was elected to the governing board of the Pasadena Area Community College District in June 2022. He represents Trustee Area 7, which includes parts of the cities of Temple City and Arcadia.
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Avery Bradley
Student Trustee
aspccstudenttrustee@pasadena.edu

Avery Bradley was elected as Student Trustee of the Pasadena Area Community College District in May 2023. She is a second year Political Science major and plans to transfer to a 4-year university in the Fall of 2024. As the Student Trustee, she serves as a liaison between the Board of Trustees and PCC's student government program Associated Students. This year, Avery Bradley hopes to advocate for students of all backgrounds and ensure that student concerns are represented on proceedings of the Board of Trustees.


Jose Gomez, Ph.D

José A. Gómez, Ph.D.
Board Secretary

Interim Superintendent-President
Pasadena City College

pccprez@pasadena.edu

Dr. José A. Gómez was confirmed as interim superintendent/president of Pasadena City College on July 19, 2023. Before arriving at PCC, Dr. Gómez served as executive vice president, provost, and chief operating officer at California State University, Los Angeles.
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