Dr. Pamela Gibson Senegal is Central Carolina Community College’s vice president of Economic and Community Development (ECD). She brings almost 20 years of higher education leadership, business experience, and community service to her position.
Senegal assumed her duties July 2, 2012. Prior to coming to CCCC, she served as dean of Career and Technical Programs and Tech Prep coordinator at Durham Technical Community College.
Senegal’s academic career includes serving as dean of Corporate Education at Durham Tech, as executive director of an internal Services Corporation, and as associate dean/computer training director at Central Piedmont Community College. Prior to that, she worked as the information technology training manager at Glenayre and change management analyst at Anderson Consulting (now Accenture).
She also brings extensive community involvement to her new position, including service on the boards of Ronald McDonald House of Durham and Dispute Settlement Center of Carrboro, PWN chair of the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce and the Association for Career and Technical Education. She has also been a contributing writer to Diversity, Inc.
Senegal holds undergraduate degrees in political science and Spanish, a master of Public Administration and a doctorate in Adult and Community College Education from N.C. State University.
Senegal has three sons ages 22, 18, and 8.