Sheneui Weber, former chief operating officer for advancement and economic development for the Long Beach Community College District, has been appointed vice chancellor of workforce and economic development for the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, it was announced Monday.

“Weber brings a wealth of experience, talent and expertise in workforce development and undoubtedly will be influential in our continued pursuit of achieving the goals outlined in the Vision for Success,” said Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley. “I am happy to welcome her to our Chancellor’s Office team.”

Weber will oversee the office’s Strong Workforce initiative, a career technical education program designed to boost social mobility and provide regional economies with skilled workers. Weber will guide the initiative started by Executive Vice Chancellor Van Ton-Quinlivan, who is resigning effective Feb. 1.

“We are pleased that Weber will become the new vice chancellor for Workforce and Economic Development,” said Jim Mayer, president and CEO of California Forward. “We’ve worked with Weber through the California Economic Summit and find her to be a bright, forward looking leader who will help refine and expand programs designed to better prepare workers for the demands of our fast changing California economy.”

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