Serves through June 30, 2018
Academic Quality and Student Success Committee Member
Celia Núñez has held a variety of challenging and significant leadership positions in both the private sector and in state government, and is currently the Director of Oregon Small Business Development Center at Chemeketa Community College. In state government, her experience has included service as the Executive Director for the Oregon Commission on Hispanic Affairs and as the highest-ranking Latina in the Oregon Legislative Assembly - Caucus Policy Coordinator for the Oregon Senate Majority Office.
Named by Hispanic Magazine as one of the top Latinas in government and politics, Ms. Núñez was a City Councilor for the City of Wilsonville, Oregon and a member of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO). She was a member of the Oregon Community Foundation’s Northern Willamette Valley Advisory Council for a decade and a recent Fellow of the Portland Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Program.