Board of Directors and Member Institutions

The East Bay Consortium, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit agency, operates as a collaborative of 12 public and independent educational institutions in the Bay Area. Together, we work to bring East Bay youth the widest possible range of services and opportunities.

Without them, we could not reach as many students and teachers as we now do.

With their help, our efforts are multiplied, and we can positively affect thousands of young women and men each year.

School Districts:
Oakland Unified School District
Susana Ramirez, Executive Director, Counseling and College Readiness

West Contra Costa Unified School District
Anne Shin, Executive Director, College, Career and Postsecondary Department

High School:
Berkeley High School
Melanie Aguas, College Advisor

California Public Universities:
California State University, East Bay
Ilana Samuels (Vice Chair), Associate Director, Office of Prospective Student Services

University of California, Berkeley
Marsha Jaeger (Chair), Assistant Vice Chancellor for Educational Partnerships, Center for Educational Partnerships
Interim Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Equity & Inclusion Division


California Community Colleges:
Contra Costa College
Kenneth Sherwood, Vice President, Academic and Student Affairs

Peralta Colleges:  Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College
Debra Jones, Ed.D, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor, Workforce Development and Continuing Education

Independent Colleges:
Holy Names University
Tanya Tran (Secretary), Associate Director of Admissions

Mills College
Mayra Guevara (Treasurer), Director, Mills College Educational Talent Search /TRIO

Saint Mary’s College of California
Pedro Ramirez,  Associate Director of Admissions

Community Agency:
Centro Legal de La Raza
Raymundo Jacquez III, Program Director, Youth Law Academy

Maryhelen Blake, Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, UC Berkeley