Gerald Hamilton was named Interim President of Clatsop Community College, effective August 3, 2015. He has been committed to education in both the K-12 and community college systems for over thirty years.
Prior to this appointment, he served as Interim Executive Director for the Oregon Department of Community Colleges & Workforce Development, President of Klamath Community College for five years, and Superintendent of the Siuslaw School District.
Gerald and his fiancé, Ling, reside in Ridgefield, Washington but will move to the Astoria area during the interim position for the next year. They have just returned from an extensive trip to China, visiting relatives and enjoying the sights of several Asian countries.
Hamilton holds bachelor and master degrees from Oregon State University.