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District Marketing and Communications

The District Marketing and Communications Department works to elevate the System's brand and reputation to external audiences through digital content, social media, and public relations that advance the System's strategic vision. The team also provides counsel and project advancement for internal and external audiences, and works with partners at all levels across Maricopa.

For media request assistance, please contact Chuck Coolidge at

College Marketing and Public Relations Teams 

Each of our ten colleges is home to a dedicated team of Public Relations and Marketing professionals, working to advance the mission of their respective college and MCCCD. 

Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Lisha Dunlap

Estrella Mountain Community College
Trineka Greer 

GateWay Community College
Lindsey Wilson 

Glendale Community College
John Heckenlaible 

Mesa Community College
Stacy Pickavance 

Dawn Zimmer 

Paradise Valley Community College
Michaelle Shadburne

Phoenix College
Deb Spotts

Rio Salado College
Simon Ring

Scottsdale Community College
Eric Sells 

South Mountain Community College
Bruce Battle