Elena Sandoval-Lucero

Latinx/a/o Task Force Chair, CCD

Vice President, Boulder County Campus
Front Range Community College

Dr. Elena Sandoval-Lucero is the vice president of the Boulder County Campus, Front Range Community College. Dr. Sandoval-Lucero serves as senior campus executive of the campus, and represents the college throughout Boulder County. During her time at FRCC, she has led efforts to gain approval and accreditation for the college’s fist Bachelors of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Geospatial Science, renovate the campus to improve the student experience, and collaborate with the FRCC Foundation to raise funds for training equipment for a Center for Integrated Manufacturing that opened in August 2019. Previously, she served as vice president of student affairs, and dean of student success at the Community College of Aurora (CCA) in Aurora, Colorado. During her time at CCA, she led the efforts to help the college achieve Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) status, and was significantly engaged in the equity and inclusive excellence work of the college. Dr. Sandoval-Lucero has 30 years of experience in academic and student affairs settings in higher education. In addition to her campus responsibilities, she teaches at the University of Denver and the University of Colorado Denver, and stays active in research and scholarship about higher education issues and trends.