Executive Director, California Campus CompactCalifornia State University, East Bay
Elaine Ikeda has been the executive director of California Campus Compact for 20 years. This coalition of California’s leading colleges and universities cultivates and advances civic and community engagement—work of vital importance in today’s society. It also provides support and resources to all of the 23 CSU campuses, which comprise half of the compact’s membership. Ikeda leads the presidential membership organization and assigns Community Engagement Student Fellows to several CSU campuses. The compact offers service-learning, community engagement grant funding and training and professional development to CSU campus members. In 2020, California Campus Compact celebrated its 30th anniversary. Ikeda holds a bachelor of science degree in health science and a master’s degree in public health from California State University, Long Beach and a doctorate in higher education & organizational change from the University of California, Los Angeles.