Vice Chancellor, Business Services
Iris Ingram was appointed Vice Chancellor of Business Services for the Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) effective July 6, 2021. As Vice Chancellor, Ms. Ingram serves as Chief Business Official for the District.
Her responsibilities include all business operations for the district, including Budgeting, Payroll, Accounting, Accounts Payable, Internal Audit, Facility Planning & District Construction Services, and Purchasing Services. Additionally, Ms. Ingram oversees the management of all district capital construction projects including those funded by Measure Q, a Facilities Improvement bond authorization for $198 million for capital improvement projects at Santa Ana College that was passed by the voters in November 2012.
In her role as Vice Chancellor, Ms. Ingram provides strategic direction on budget and fiscal matters districtwide and serves as the district's liaison to the Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee for Measure Q. In addition, she chairs and serves on various participatory governance committees throughout the district as well as several Board committees.
Ms. Ingram has had a 28-year career in higher education initially serving as lecturer at the UCLA School of Social Welfare in Human Services Planning, as a non-profit manager serving in public education administration, and subsequently in the office of the Associate Vice Chancellor, Business Services. She has also served as an Assistant Director in the System Office of the California State University. Prior to joining RSCCD, Ms. Ingram has been the Vice President, Business Services at Moorpark College, Vice President, Administrative Services at West Los Angeles College, and most recently served as Vice President/Assistant Superintendent, Administrative Services, El Camino College. Before moving to higher education, she was a management consultant with Deloitte Touche.
Ms. Ingram has served on the boards of and continues to be an active volunteer with several national volunteer organizations focused on education and improving the lives of children and families: The Links, Incorporated, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Junior League of Los Angeles, and the YWCA of Greater Los Angeles. Professionally, she is a member of the Association of Chief Business Officials (ACBO) and the Association of California Community College Administrators (ACCCA), where she has served as a mentor.
A California native, Ms. Ingram received her education at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management.