The Public Affairs department is part of the Chancellor's Office and provides support for advancing the mission of the district and its colleges through internal and external communications, government relations, community relations, media relations, legislative advocacy, and institutional marketing.

The department supports the Board of Trustees, Chancellor, and executive management staff and coordinates with the colleges’ marketing and communications offices. It is responsible for creating and distributing new releases, responding to public records requests, and informing the public of district news and events.

Public Affairs Department Overview

How to submit a public records request

District Highlights

Check Out the New District Website!

Welcome to our new website that just launched.  Please take a look around and let us know if you see anything out of place or run into any errors. We are working hard to get everything up-to-date during this refresh.

Chancellor Barnes Meets Joe Biden!

It was an exciting day at Irvine Valley College on Friday, October 14, as President Joe Biden came to campus to deliver remarks on lowering costs for American families. The visit was part of his two-day tour of Southern California.

Communication Outlets

Flickr

View photos and albums from District events, projects, and more.

Facebook Page

Stay up-to-date on the District, our colleges, and the CA community colleges.

YouTube Channel

View videos of District events, initiatives, Trustee appearances, and more.

Public Affairs and Government Relations Department

Third Floor, HS Building, Saddleback College
28000 Marguerite Parkway,
Mission Viejo, Ca 92692
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Summer Schedule
Monday - Thursday
7:30am - 6:00pm
(May 23, 2022 - August 12, 2022)

Letitia Clark

Chief Communications Officer
Third Floor, HS Building
Saddleback College
28000 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Holly Price

Communications Specialist
Third Floor, HS Building
Saddleback College
28000 Marguerite Parkway,
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Media Contacts

All requests for information should go through one of these public information offices. Whether it’s locating authoritative sources, verifying facts, or obtaining a student, faculty or staff perspective, we can help you.

Letitia Clark

Chief Communications Officer
Third Floor, HS Building
Saddleback College
28000 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Jennie McCue

Saddleback College Director of Marketing & Communications
Saddleback College
28000 Marguerite Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Diane Oaks

IVC Executive Director of Marketing and Creative Services
Irvine Valley College
5500 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine CA, 92618

ADA Accommodations

The South Orange County Community College District strives to create and promote an equitable and diverse workforce and learning environment by ensuring that reasonable accommodations are implemented to support disabled students, employees, and applicants. The District understands and recognizes that reasonable accommodations provide a lifeline to those with disability, allowing them to contribute their talents and abilities more fully in the world.

It is the policy of the SOCCCD to fully comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (BP3425). Consistent with that policy, disability accommodations will be provided as needed for program access, upon request. Please contact Cindy Barron, ADA Compliance Manager at cbarron@socccd.edu or (949) 582-4984, for needed accommodations or alternate formats.