Dr. Steven R. Gonzales
President of GateWay Community College
Dr. Gonzales has more than 20 years of instructional and administrative experience in higher education. From 2011 to 2013, he served as the acting associate vice president of academic affairs and chief academic officer, for the Pinal County Community College District that operates as Central Arizona College, a multi-campus college serving more than 15,000 students, employing 350 faculty and staff, and annually contracts with an estimated 600 adjunct faculty. At CAC, he also served as dean of communications, math, and learning support, from 2007 to 2011, and as associate dean of academic services in 2007.
Director of External Affairs at Gateway Community College
As Director of External Affairs, Mrs. Gubser develops college-wide, public-private partnership strategies and revenue-generating investment opportunities. She leads entrepreneurial business units of the college, launching new initiatives that support long-and-short-term economic development priorities. Serving as special assistant to the college President, Mrs. Gubser is a member of the colleges’ Executive Leadership Team, and sits on numerous boards and commissions including City of Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton’s Innovation District Steering Team, the Discovery Triangle Board of Directors, and the Mountain Park Health Center Board of Directors.