Rocklin, Calif.- Following an extensive national search, Sierra College is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Chris Yatooma as its new Vice President of Administrative Services. He will provide strategic direction and oversee district-wide operations, including fiscal services, information technology and support services, security, and facilities. During this time of fiscal challenges, his extensive background in finance makes him uniquely suited to guide the district.
Mr. Yatooma most recently served as the Vice President of Business Services at San Joaquin Delta Community College District. Prior to joining San Joaquin Delta he was the Director of Fiscal Services for the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO). He worked for the CCCCO Fiscal Services Division for a total of fourteen years. Chris also worked for the California Department of Finance as a Budget Analyst and as a Legislative Aide/Director to U.S. House and Senate members in Washington D.C.
“I’m excited to bring Chris to Sierra College,” stated Sierra President/Superintendent Willy Duncan, “He has a strong community college finance and administration background and will be an immediate asset to the college.”
In 1987 and 1988 Chris served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines where he worked on a US AID project. He earned a Master of General Administration from University of Maryland at UC and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/History from Wayne State University.