Colin joined TCCS as the Secretary to the Board and Vice President of Community Relations in 2019. In the role as Secretary to the Board, Colin provides executive management support and research assistance to the board of directors, as well as executive management support to the Council of The Claremont Colleges. As the Vice President of Community Relations, Colin works to strengthen relationships and build partnerships within the City of Claremont, the broader Claremont community, and the local region.
Prior to joining TCCS, Colin held various roles with the City of Claremont including serving as the Assistant City Manager. In this capacity, he was responsible for city-wide day-to-day operations, policy development and analysis for the city council, committees, and the city manager. Colin was directly responsible for the city’s administrative services department including personnel, city clerk, information technology, risk management, and public information. He has worked collaboratively with other regional organizations to collaborate on critical initiatives, including the Foothill Gold Line Extension, the Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Commission, and the Amgen Tour of California 2011. Colin has also worked extensively with local community groups on a variety of initiatives.
Colin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Psychology from Claremont McKenna College and a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration from the University of La Verne. Colin is on the Board of Directors for the Claremont Chamber of Commerce and the University of La Verne MPA Advisory Board.