SAN MARCOS, CA (November 14, 2014) – Palomar College is seeking a member from the community to serve on the college’s Presidential Search Committee.  The Search Committee will be responsible for overseeing the process for the replacement of the current Palomar College President Robert P. Deegan, who will retire on June 30, 2015.

Candidates for the Community Member position must be at least 18 years of age, reside within the Palomar Community College District, and not be a student or employee of the District.  Candidates must be able to serve for the entire length of the search and be available to meet during the day, several times each month.  Candidates must provide a letter of interest, and a bio or resume to be considered.

For questions, please contact Debra Doerfler at 760-744-1150, ext. 2104, or by email  Letters of interest with bios or resumes must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on December 1, 2014, and may be submitted electronically to, or mailed to:

Debra Doerfler
Executive Assistant, Office of the Superintendent/President
Palomar College
1140 West Mission Rd., Room LL-202
San Marcos, CA 92069


The Palomar Community College District Governing Board will choose the individual to serve as the Community Member (for the Presidential Search Committee) at the December 9, 2014 Board meeting.  The Governing Board meetings, agendas and minutes are available on the Palomar College website at .

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Media Contact:

Laura Gropen, Public Affairs, 760-744-1150, ext. 2152

Melinda Finn, Public Affairs, 760-744-1150, ext. 2365