Presidential Search

Welcome to the 2021-22 Shoreline Community College Presidential Search!

The Shoreline Community College (SCC) Board of Trustees has launched a national search for the next president of Shoreline. Academic Search, Inc., a national search firm specializing in higher education, will assist with the presidential search process. This web page provides all information related to the position, process, progress, and more.

Announcements

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Presidential Finalists

We are pleased to announce the four finalists of our Presidential Search.

Dr. Jack Kahn

Dr. Jack Kahn

Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction at Palomar College in San Marcos

Biography and Curriculum Vitae

 

Dr. Kenneth Lawson

Dr. Kenneth Lawson

Vice President for Instruction, Skagit Valley College in Mt. Vernon, WA

Biography and Curriculum Vitae

 

Dr. David Potash

Dr. David Potash

President, Wilbur Wright College in Chicago, IL

Biography and Curriculum Vitae

 

Dr. Christopher Villa

Dr. Christopher Villa

Past President, Portland Community College Rock Creek, Portland, OR

Biography and Curriculum Vitae

 

Each candidate will participate in a day of Zoom forums and interviews starting on Tuesday (February 15) with Dr. Villa, followed by Dr. Potash on Wednesday (February 16); Dr. Lawson on Thursday (February 17); and Dr. Kahn on Friday (February 18).

To learn more about the open forums and access the Zoom links, please see our recent announcement

Timeline

  • October 28, 2021 - Position profile posted for application 
  • January 2, 2022 - Applications due for guaranteed consideration
  • February 1 - 2, 2022 - Semi-finalist interviews
  • February 15-18, 2022 - Finalist interviews
  • March 2022 - Board of Trustees select Shoreline Community College's next President
  • July 1, 2022 - Appointee assumes office