Welcome to the Community College Leadership Champions Website
What is CCLC?
CCLC began as the brainchild of former University of Hawai'i Community Colleges Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Joyce S. Tsunoda who wanted to provide employees within the UHCC system an opportunity to learn what leadership within a community college context means. She believed both that we must grow our own leaders, and that leaders are not just positional, but can strenghen the college from any position. Upon her retirement she established the Tsunoda Leadership endowment to support CCLC. The endowment to support CCLC. The endowment has received financial support from UHCC administrators, CCLC founding members, members of CCLC generations, and the community
What is the Mission of CCLC?
The mission of the University of Hawai'i Community College Leadership Champions (CCLC) is to identify, encourage, develop, and support the next generation of community college leadership.
What are the goals of CCLC?
The goals of CCLC are to identify and encourage individuals to engage in leadership roles; to develop creative dynamic leadership committed to the core values of the UHCCs and to support an atmosphere of leadership among faculty, staff, and administration.
(The mission statement and goals were developed by Generation 1 CCLC as their copstone project)
CCLC Leaders and Founders
Chancellor Emeritus for UH Community Colleges, co-founder of CCLC and program’s first Lead Mentor; in 2004 established Tsoumada Leadership Endowment to support CCLC
Vice President for UH Community Colleges
Lead Mentor for CCLC - 2004 – 2008, and Retired Chancellor for Kaua‘i CC
Lead Mentor for CCLC - 2008 – Current, and Chancellor for Kaua`i CC
CCLC Coordinator - 2004 – current, and Director, Community Relations and Special Projects for Kaua`i CC