Iris Aguilar

Iris Aguilar

Iris excels in driving equity, climate action, and student support initiatives. As a transformational leader with over 19 years of service to the California Community Colleges, Iris has launched statewide equity programs that empower students and communities through holistic support. She co-led the California Community Colleges Dreamers Project, which laid the groundwork for increasing support…

Leah Abate

Leah Abate

She oversees teams working on community outreach and engagement, and environmental equity programs. Leah is passionate about connecting California community college students and communities, particularly those who have been historically underserved, to quality resources and programs that help them when they need it most. FoundationCCC Highlights Before joining FoundationCCC in 2018, Leah was an instrumental…

Mark Weidinger

Mark Weidinger

Mark is responsible for the primary leadership and management of the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) Smog Check Referee Program. He joined FoundationCCC in 2004 and has served as the Director of Smog Check Referee Program Operations since 2015. He has 33 years of experience in the BAR Smog Check Referee Program, with over 20…