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Governing Board | Board Members | Nancy Chadwick


Nancy C. Chadwick,
M.S.W., M.P.A.


  • Master of Public Administration, California State University, Sacramento

  • Master of Social Work, Catholic University

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas


  • 2002 Trustee, Palomar College Governing Board
  • Re-elected to Palomar College Governing Board (2004, 2008, 2012)
  • President of the Board (2004-2005, 2008-2009, 2012-2013)
  • Secretary of the Board (2003-2004, 2007-2008, 2011-2012, 2015-2016)
  • Real Estate Committee (2002-2014) 


  • Appointed Member, Oversight Board, Successor Agency, Vista Redevelopment Agency
  • Former Chair, Oceanside Planning Commission
  • Former Chair, Design Review Committee, Oceanside Redevelopment Agency
  • Former Chair, KOCT, Public TV


Retired from the University of California in 2002, after 30 years on the UC Davis Medical Center, UCSF, UCLA, and UC Riverside campuses, and George Washington University in capital programs, academic planning and budget, management, and adjunct clinical faculty.


  • Elected Member, State Board, California Community College Trustees of the Community College League of California
  • American Association for Women in Community Colleges
  • San Diego-Imperial Counties Community Colleges Association (SDICCCA), Board Alliance Chair, 2006-2008
  • Association of Community College Trustees (CCLC)
  • CCLC Advisory Committee on Legislation (2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011)


Born and raised in Kansas.  35-year resident of California. Resident of Oceanside.  Husband, Lawson Chadwick, died in 2012.  Has daughter and two granddaughters who reside in Atlanta, GA.




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