Executive Foundation Director
Contra Costa Community College District
Diablo Valley College Foundation
Cindy Goga is a passionate executive with 30+ years of experience with nonprofit organizations in Arizona and California. She currently serves as the Executive Foundation Director for the Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) where she oversees the operations of the District’s three college foundations.
Ms. Goga is a first generation college student who started her pursuit of a higher education at Mesa Community College in Arizona. She holds a BA in Communications and Speech, and a MA in Organizational Development.
3 Words That Describe Cindy: Enthusiastic, Creative, Empathetic
Hobbies: Playing piano and singing, Creative arts,
Hanging out with my husband and friends
Little Known Facts: I was in a show directed guest directed by Stephen Sondheim in the late 80’s
Since 1997, Gregg has worked in the non-profit sector. He started with the Jesuit Refugee Service in Washington D.C. As a Consultant and Development Associate he primarily identified and secured new funding sources that supported vital social and legal services to legal child immigrants and asylum seekers within Los Angeles and New Jersey.
From 2001- 2015 he was the Director of Development and was primarily responsible for securing grants from foundations, corporations and government agencies. Additionally, he assisted in building the individual and major donor base as well as CASA’s major annual fundraising event, The Evening of Promise.
Recently, he has become the lead Development Officer at the Diablo Valley College Foundation. Excited to be back where he began his college studies, he was engaged to expand the individual donor program and heighten the foundation's presence within the county.
His educational background includes and BA from University of California at Berkeley and a Masters (M.Litt) degree from the University of Oxford.
3 Words That Describe Gregg: Inquisitive, Forthright, Enthusiastic
Hobbies: Writing, traveling, collecting antiques
Little Known Facts: Was a freelance journalist and traveled the world in my 20's