EVA CONRAD served as President of Moorpark College in the Ventura County Community College District beginning July 1, 2002, and retiring on July 24, 2008. As a CBT consultant, Dr. Eva Conrad has worked on planning, accreditation, and campus climate projects at Modesto Junior College, College of Marin, Allan Hancock College, and the College of Western Idaho.
As President, Eva led the college in developing an integrated planning process and streamlined processes for college governance. The college was evaluated during the first round of visits under the revised 2002 accreditation standards and received full-term accreditation and accolades for the college’s innovative approach to the self-study.
During her tenure as President, she chaired a number of accreditation teams and chaired the Executive Board of the Commission the Athletics for two terms.
Before assuming the position of College President, Eva Conrad served as the college’s Executive Vice President, a position she took in 1997. In this role as both the Chief Instructional Officer and Chief Student Services Officer, she led the college as it increased its enrollment while simultaneously making the necessary reductions to weather a state-wide budget downturn.
Prior to coming to Moorpark College, Eva Conrad served as Vice President of Instruction at San Bernardino College for three years. During this period she represented her region on the State Executive Board of the Chief Instructional Officers, represented the CIOs on the Executive Board of the Commission on Athletics, and served on numerous accreditation teams. Also at this college, she served as a faculty member for 18 years prior to joining administration. As a faculty member she co-authored a textbook in experimental psychology and initiated the college’s honors program.
Eva was awarded the 2008 Ventura County Community College District Chancellor’s Award for Excellence, 2008 Moorpark College Academic Senate Manager of the Year Award, 2008 Journalism Association of Community Colleges First Amendment Award, 2005 Moorpark College Academic Senate President’s Award, 2002 ACCCA Leadership Award for Administrative Excellence in California Community Colleges, 1993 National Council for Marketing and Public Relations Medallion Award, 1993 San Bernardino Valley College Black Faculty and Staff Award (Women Who Make A Difference), and 1990 San Bernardino Valley College Outstanding Professor of the Year.
Eva earned a doctorate and Masters of Arts degree in psychology at the University of Arizona in Tucson.