Anthony CordovaAnthony Cordova

Vice Chancellor of Workforce and Economic Development

Anthony Cordova is the division’s vice chancellor, responsible for the development, implementation and management of policies advancing economic and social mobility for Californians served by community colleges. He provides leadership in strategic planning in the areas of business development, small business technical assistance and workforce and community development.

“We are pleased to welcome Anthony Cordova to the Chancellor’s Office leadership team,” said Chancellor Sonya Christian. “His extensive background and knowledge will be critical to the implementation of Vision 2030, specifically our strategic direction to build robust workforce development initiatives that will equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today's ever-changing economy.”

Before joining the Chancellor’s Office Cordova served as the dean of instruction for industrial technology and transportation at Bakersfield College where he provided guidance and support for the development of a bachelor’s degree in industrial automation. He also served students at Taft College as an adjunct faculty of industrial safety and director of career and technical education. Cordova is the president-elect of the California Community College Association of Occupational Education and the Chair of the California Community Colleges Baccalaureate Degree Program Steering Committee.