Lee Lambert


Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Lee D. Lambert, J.D., Chancellor of Foothill-De Anza Community College District. He is a dynamic advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion, student success, and community engagement. He also believes and invests in employee professional development and growth to better serve students and the community. Among Chancellor Lambert's many achievements and recognitions, he was the recipient of the Humanitarian Award from the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) awarded him with the Marie Y. Martin CEO of the Year Award, and the National Guard and Reserves of the U.S. named him a Patriotic Employer. Earlier this year, Chancellor Lambert was named Tucson Man of the Year. He currently serves on several committees and boards, including the Advisory Committee of Presidents for ACCT, the National Association of Workforce Boards' executive committee and the NOVAworks Workforce Board, and the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship. He previously served as an American Association of Community Colleges board member. Chancellor Lambert is an international and nationally recognized speaker on the future of work and learning. Chancellor Lambert was born in Seoul, South Korea, grew up on three continents, and served in the U.S Army. He received a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA and a Juris Doctor degree from Seattle University School of Law.