Dr. Jamillah Moore is Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at San Francisco State University. Previously, Moore served as President of Cañada College in Redwood City from 2016 to 2021. At Cañada College, a few of her many accomplishments included establishing the campus’ anti-racist framework, a program to support Latinx students with transfer pathways to San Francisco State, and co-chairing the San Mateo County Community College District’s Basic Needs Task Force. She also served as Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Planning at the San Mateo Community College District, Chancellor of the Ventura Community College District, President of Los Angeles City College, Interim Superintendent President of Compton Community College, and Senior Vice Chancellor for Governmental and External Relations for the California Community College Chancellor’s Office. She spent a decade as a legislative staffer and policy analyst in the California State Senate and is a former Director of Governmental Relations for the Los Angeles County Office of Education.
As an active civic leader, Jamillah serves on the Board of Directors for the Redwood City Chamber of Commerce, Parents Institute for Quality Education (PIQE). She is an appointed member of the California Student Aid Commission. She also serves as a member of the Redwood City Rotary Club, the Trusteeship, American Association of Community Colleges, Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership, Western Region Council of Black American Affairs, National Council on Black American Affairs, and Educating Young Minds. Jamillah regularly volunteers at Second Harvest’s grocery distribution at College of San Mateo and joined the Second Harvest Board in 2021.
A native Californian, Jamillah earned a bachelor’s degree in communication and a master’s in intercultural communication and public policy from California State University, Sacramento. She also earned a doctorate from the University of San Francisco in international and multicultural education.