About UsOur LeadershipSarah Billingsley

Sarah Billingsley

Senior Director, Intersegmental Student Success

Sarah Billingsley is the Senior Director of Intersegmental Student Success at FoundationCCC. 

Her role is designed to provide strategic leadership, thought partnership, guidance, and support for a diverse variety of projects, including FoundationCCC’s important portfolio of Collaborative Impact Partners.

Prior to joining FoundationCCC, Sarah served as the Chief of Staff to the President at California State University, Sacramento, where she took on the primary roles of thought partner, problem solver, and bridge builder. Sarah has over 20 years of experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors in the areas of communications, media, management, and educational leadership. Having returned to college to finish her B.A. as a mid-career professional, she is passionate about increasing educational attainment for working age adults.

Sarah is a proud alumna of California State University, Sacramento. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in organizational and instructional communication studies and earned her Ed.D. in educational leadership (with distinction) in 2020.

Areas of Expertise

  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Communications
  • Partnership Building