Meet the president of ECC and his cabinet.

David Sam

David Sam, PhD, JD, LLM

The president is the college’s chief executive officer, reporting to the board of trustees. The president guides internal operations which ensure student success and meet the current and emerging needs of the community.

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Peggy Heinrich

Vice President of Teaching, Learning, & Student Development
Peggy Heinrich, EdD

This office is dedicated to student success through coordination of the college’s academic programs and services. The vice president oversees all instructional divisions, learning resources, and student services.

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Philip Garber

Vice President of Planning, Institutional Effectiveness & Technology
Philip Garber, PhD

This office is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a broad range of processes related to strategic planning, analysis, and/or evaluation of the institution’s effectiveness; serves the campus community by conducting quantitative and qualitative research, as well as providing and maintaining information technology services. The vice president works with college administrators, faculty, and staff to support and guide management’s strategic planning activities, institutional research, and information technology services throughout the campus.

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Kimberly Wagner

Interim Vice President of Business & Finance
Kimberly Wagner, EdD

This office provides financial leadership and business support services for staff, faculty, and students and is also responsible for facilities and physical plant management.

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Paula Amenta

Managing Director of Community Engagement and Legislative Affairs
Paula Amenta, MS

In addition to building productive partnerships and strategic relationships with businesses, institutions, and individuals throughout Community College District 509, this office oversees the college’s legislative initiatives.

Toya Webb

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Toya Webb, MS, CPC

This office is responsible for all marketing and communications initiatives for the college including media relations, social media, crisis communications, publications, digital marketing, branding, advertising, web, and print services. The chief marketing and communications officer works with college administrators, faculty, staff, and students to support and guide strategic marketing and communications activities throughout the campus.

David Davin

Executive Director of Institutional Advancement & ECC Foundation
David Davin

Coordinating efforts in resource development and alumni relations for the college, this office also directs grant development and resource development strategies, as well as the college’s private, not-for-profit foundation.

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David Kintz, chief of police

Chief of Police
David Kintz

The police department is the law enforcement agency responsible for the safety and security of the college community.

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Marilyn Prentice

Paralegal, EEO/AA, Title IX and FOIA Compliance Officer
Marilyn Prentice, MBA

Serving under the direction of the president and acting as liaison with outside counsel, the paralegal is also the EEO/AA officer, Title IX, and the FOIA compliance officer.

Anthony Ray

Chief Human Resources Officer
Anthony Ray

This office recruits, retains and develops a diverse workforce that supports the mission of the college.

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Diane Kerruish

Senior Executive Assistant to the President
Diane Kerruish, AS

Under the direction of the president, the senior executive assistant is responsible for the operational needs of both the president and the board of trustees, is the local election official, and acts as the chief liaison between the president and the public, employees, students, board of trustees, ECC Foundation directors and public officials.