Cal State Fullerton Alumnus Appointed to Community Colleges Board of Governors

Executive Director of Black Chamber of Commerce Robert V. McDonald

January 7, 2008

Cal State Fullerton alumnus Robert V. McDonald, 60,  has been appointed to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors. He will be sworn in during a special 5 p.m. reception Thursday, Jan. 10, at Rancho Santiago Community College.

The 1975 physical education graduate has served as president and executive director for the Black Chamber of Commerce of Orange County since 1998 and is a founder of the Orange County president’s Council and a founding member of the 100 Black Men of Orange County.

McDonald also chairs Anaheim’s Housing and Community Development Commission and the OC Sheriff’s Community Coalition. His many honors include the Human Relations Leadership Award from the Orange County Human Relations Commission, being named the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Millennial Man of the Year and Distinguished Alumnus Award from Cal State Fullerton, where he has been president of the CSUF Alumni Association. He later served as president of the CSU Statewide Alumni Council. A U.S. Navy veteran, McDonald also is a member of the California Cultural Historical Endowment Board.


Robert McDonald
Robert V. McDonald
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