Dr. Arturo Reyes, was unanimously selected as Superintendent/President by the Board of Trustees, effective July 11, 2019. Prior to joining Rio Hondo College, Dr. Reyes served as superintendent/president of Mendocino-Lake Community College District since 2013. Prior to Mendocino College, Dr. Reyes served as executive vice president of academic and student affairs at the Solano Community College District, interim president and vice president of academic affairs at San José City College and dean at the California Community College Chancellor’s Office in Sacramento. Dr. Reyes was a Spanish professor and coach at Cosumnes River College before serving as the college’s dean of humanities and social sciences. He holds a doctorate in educational leadership from UC Davis, a Master of Arts in education, and an administrative services credential from California State University, Sacramento, where he received Bachelor of Arts degrees in communication studies and Spanish. Reyes and his wife, Lidia, have been married for 32 two years. They have two sons, Fernando, who graduated from UC Davis Law School in May; and Diego, a UCLA-bound transfer student.
Dr. Arturo Reyes