Bill Ponder (Vice President) has extensive experience in higher education administration, counseling, teaching, and urban planning. He served as Vice President for Student Affairs at Eastern Washington University, and as Registrar at the Pierce College District. At University of California Riverside he directed student admissions and outreach. He served as a gubernatorial appointee to the Combined Fund of Washington, and a member of the Planning Commission for the City of Olympia. He served as a member of the Advisory Board for the Leadership Development Initiative at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and currently serves as an appointee to a San Diego Unified School District oversight committee.