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Geoffrey L. Baum

Geoffrey L. Baum

Geoffrey Baum’s career spans education, journalism and public service. He was first appointed to the California Community Colleges Board of Governors by Governor Schwarzenegger in 2008 and was reappointed by Governor Brown in 2014. He was unanimously confirmed by the California State Senate following each appointment and served as president of the board from 2014-2016. Baum served as a governing board member of the Pasadena Area Community College District from 2001 to 2013, including two terms as president. Baum is director of media relations for the Milken Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank based in Santa Monica, California. Previously, he worked at the University of Southern California as assistant dean and managing director at the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism and as assistant vice president for marketing and public relations at Claremont McKenna College. In 2012, he was interim assistant vice president for marketing and public relations at USC’s Keck School of Medicine and Keck Medical Center. From 2011 to 2017, Baum was director of communications and public affairs for The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands. He holds an M.A. in Broadcast Journalism from USC and a B.A. in Economics and Literature from Claremont McKenna College. He lives in Pasadena with his wife, Lisa, and daughter, Amy.

Working hours

  • Monday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Contact Details

Phone: 555 - 555 - 2222

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