On August 1, 2008, Mr. Hendrickson became CEO of the West Valley-Mission Community College District in Santa Clara County. Hendrickson was formerly the Interim Superintendent/President of the Mira Costa Community College District in Oceanside, CA. Previous experience includes a decade as Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration at the Contra Costa Community College District, the Director of Financial and Resource Planning for Kitchell CEM, a firm that helps educational entities with bond measures, Interim Vice President of Administration and Business Services at Solano Community College District, and Interim Vice Chancellor for WVMCCD from 2004-2005.
After receiving a B.A. in Political Science from California
State University San Jose, he earned both a Masters in Public Administration and a Masters in Educational Leadership from California State University East Bay. His hometown is Albany, California.