Funding for CPEC has been eliminated from the 2011-12 state budget; as a result, the agency will close in fall 2011. The website will move to the Community College Chancellor's Office on Friday, 9/23/2011. It will be down over the weekend. It is not known what sections of the website will be available in the future.

Welcome to the CPEC Mobile Website.

Commissioner James Ramos
James Ramos was appointed by the State Board of Education as their representative to the Commission on February 10, 2011 and serves at the pleasure of the State Board of Education.

James Ramos, MBA, has been a member, since 2005, of the San Bernardino Community College Board of Trustees, and he is the past president and the first Native American to be elected to the board. In 2008, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Ramos to the California State Native American Heritage Commission for which currently serves as chairman. Ramos is a successful entrepreneur, operating several restaurants in the San Bernardino region.

Ramos is a proven civic leader and has served on numerous boards and organizations promoting business, economic and social opportunities in the greater San Bernardino area.

Through his work as a civic leader, Ramos received an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Northern Arizona University (2009).

  • A.A. at Victor Valley Community College
  • B.A. in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University, San Bernardino
  • M.A. in Business Administration from the University of Redlands