Dr. Dave Pelham is managing director of foundation relations at the National Student Clearinghouse. He has over 30 years of experience as a college and university faculty member, debate and speech coach and administrator. He served as the director for Fujairah Men’s and Women’s Colleges in the United Arab Emirates and as president of College of the Siskiyous and Cuesta Colleg,e both in the California Community System.
Dr. Pelham has served in other leadership positions as a faculty member, serving on the governing body for the National Debate Tournament, as a college vice president when he chaired the South Carolina Technical College chief instructional officers, and as a college president when he served on the CEO Board of the California Community College League. His commitment to service to his profession has been strong and consistent. He was selected to be a member of the steering committee for the first doctoral program offered in the California State University System and served as the founding chair of the Northern California Rural Community College Association.
Ed.D. (Educational Leadership) | University of North Florida
M.A. (Communications) | Morehead State University
B.A. (Individual Directions: Speech, Political Science and History) | Carson Newman College
A.A. (General Education) | Brevard Community College