Effective August 1, 2015, Judy C. Miner was appointed Chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, where she served as President from 2007 to 2015. She has worked as a higher education administrator in the California Community Colleges since 1979 where she has held numerous administrative positions in instruction, student services, and human resources.
She serves on six regional advisory boards, five national advisory boards, and serves as an expert advisor by Hewlett Packard and the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) in their initiative to increase underrepresented student enrollment in computer science. Miner is also the Silicon Valley CEO representative to the Economic Development and Program Advisory Committee for the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and serves as the chair of the planning committee for the 2016 American Council on Education national conference.
Under the auspices of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST), she served on the Working Group that produced Report to the President, Engage to Excel: Producing One Million Additional College Graduates with Degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, published by the White House in February of 2012. On March 23, 2012, Science magazine published her editorial entitled “America’s Community Colleges” with an accompanying podcast that highlighted the science initiatives at Foothill College.