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Jodi Lewis

Senior Director, Strategic Projects and Initiatives

Jodi Lewis has been with FoundationCCC since 2018 advancing equitable student success through policy reform and implementation. She champions initiatives to meet the goals and commitments of the Chancellor’s Office to improve students’ economic mobility and meet California’s workforce needs.

Jodi leads the Strategic Projects and Initiatives unit’s portfolio of projects that include communities of practice for California community colleges, partnership with technical assistance providers and expert stakeholders, and policy analysis, among other strategies. Prior, she led strategic policy communication at Sacramento State’s Education Insights Center and was a researcher focused on postsecondary access and success at the Institute for Higher Education Leadership & Policy (IHELP). Lewis co-founded and co-directed the California Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP), in partnership with the Institute for Educational Leadership.

Jodi earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science and English from Mount Saint Mary’s University and a master’s in public policy and administration from Sacramento State, with a certificate in collaborative governance.