News Release

RSCCD Names Carri Matsumoto as Assistant Vice Chancellor

Rancho Santiago Community College District Names Carri Matsumoto as Assistant Vice Chancellor, Facility Planning & District Construction & Support Services

(Santa Ana) – Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) has named Carri Matsumoto as assistant vice chancellor, facility planning and district construction and support services.

In this role, Matsumoto directs, administers, and supervises the planning, organization, and coordination of major district-wide facilities programs and services and facility master planning activities. She monitors and controls bond projects and state-funded projects, including deferred and scheduled maintenance.

Matsumoto has more than twelve years experience in educational facilities management with expertise in facility master planning, bond planning, program and project management, organizational change and development. Since 2005, she has served as executive director of facilities development and planning for the Long Beach Unified School District. In that position, she assisted in the passage of a $1.2 billion general obligation bond for facility improvements and oversaw the implementation of more than 400 school site improvement projects, including the demolition and replacement of old buildings, major renovation, minor retrofits, and more.

Prior to that, she served as director of facilities planning for Norwalk-La Mirada School District. In that role, she had primary oversight for all planning and design of capital facilities improvements and bond project management. Earlier, she served as planner, facilities planning for Santa Ana Unified School District. She has also worked as an assistant planner for the consulting firm PSOMAS.

Matsumoto holds an M.A. in urban planning and public policy from the University of California, Los Angeles, and dual B.A. degrees in criminology, law and society and environmental analysis and design. She has also completed certification courses as a chief school business official through the Association of School Business Administrators. In addition to her duties for RSCCD, she serves as State Facilities Professional Council Chair for the California Association of School Business Officials.

About Rancho Santiago Community College District
Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College are public community colleges of the Rancho Santiago Community College District, which serves the residents of Anaheim Hills, Garden Grove, Irvine, Orange, Santa Ana, Tustin and Villa Park.  Both colleges provide education for academic transfer and careers, courses for personal and professional development, and customized training for business and industry.

# # #

Contact: Judy Iannaccone

Phone: (714) 4480-7503