Jennifer Cardone steps in as new Director of Membership Services

Sacramento, CA
. . .The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jennifer A. Cardone as Director of Membership Services. Cardone accepted the position following a national search and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in athletic administration.

“We are very excited to have a person with Jennifer’s expertise, experience and talents join the CCCAA team.  The Director of Membership Services is a crucial position in the delivery of services to our members and I believe that Jennifer possesses the skill set and personality to excel. We look forward to her new perspective and additional elements she brings as a result of her professional experience.”  - Carlyle Carter, CCCAA CEO/President

Most recently, Jennifer served as the Associate Athletic Director, Compliance Services at UC Davis. She spent 16 years in the Aggies’ athletics department under numerous titles.

Educational efforts have been a focus of Jennifer’s while working in compliance. Her Compliance Office strived to ensure that the intended legislation was met and student-athletes could utilize their eligibility and graduate at a high rate.

Over the years at UC Davis Jennifer has familiarized herself with not only collegiate athletics but with California community college athletes. Many CCC student-athletes have transferred to and from UC Davis during her tenure there. 

“I am thoroughly excited to join the CCCAA and to begin working with our membership.  I look forward to building on and expanding the foundation that was created by Debra Wheeler.” – Jennifer Cardone 

About the CCCAA
The California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) is the governing body providing oversight of intercollegiate athletics within the California Community College System.  The single largest educational system in the world, with attendance in excess of over 2.6 million students annually, the California Community College system serves one-third of all community college students in the United States.  The CCCAA establishes the rules and regulations to administer the intercollegiate athletic activities of the nearly 27,000 student athletes attending California's community colleges. To view the latest news, information, and updates of all 23 CCCAA-sanctioned sports visit


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