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About Us

The California Center for International Trade Development (CITD), an entity of State Center Community College District, has been promoting California's international trade and competitiveness since 1989. It assists exporters, supports economic and job growth, and helps businesses in California expand globally. CITD also plays a role in globalizing colleges.

 

CITD has a strong track record, having organized over 180 agricultural trade missions for the Western United States Agricultural Trade Association, the USDA Foreign Agricultural Services, and the California Governor's Office. They have trained more than 7,000 companies to market California food and agricultural products in foreign markets.

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These efforts have resulted in impressive economic outcomes, with over $100 million in direct export sales and more than $750 million in continuous export sales attributed to CITD's trade activities since 1990. CITD has also received prestigious awards, including the President's "E Award" for Export Excellence in 2001 and 2013.

Meet The Team

The CITD has developed a well-trained and highly specialized staff that has the experience to anticipate clients’ needs and the knowledge to respond rapidly to any and all requests for training and technical assistance. Meet some of our team members now.

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Frank M. Nuñez

District Director, Trade and Training

 

Mr. Frank M. Nuñez serves as District Director, Trade and Training of the Center for International Trade Development at State Center Community College District.  With over 30 years of International Trade, project management, grant writing, and budget monitoring experience, he brings a wealth of skills and experience dedicated to serving the international trade and training needs of California.

frank.nunez@scccd.edu

p: 559-243-7281

 f: 559-499-6016

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Rebecca Boyd

Senior Program Specialist

 

Rebecca Boyd serves as a Senior Program Specialist for the CITD and Training Institute at State Center Community College District. She has 20+ years of program development, coordination and management experience. She brings expertise and dedication to serve the international business community, such as coordinating export trade and training activities for California's food and agriculture companies.

rebecca.boyd@scccd.edu

p: 559-243-7532

 f: 559-499-6016

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Celia Zamora

Senior Program Specialist

Celia Zamora serves as a Senior Program Specialist for the CITD and Training Institute at State Center Community College District. She has 10+ years of program development, coordination and management experience. She brings expertise and dedication to serve the international business community, such as coordinating export trade and training activities for California's food and agriculture companies. 

celia.zamora@scccd.edu

p: 559-243-7534

 f: 559-499-6016

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Rebecca Gary

Senior Program Specialist

 

Rebecca Gary serves as a Senior Program Specialist for the CITD and Training Institute at State Center Community College District. She has 2+ years of program development, coordination and management experience. She brings expertise and dedication to serve the international business community, such as coordinating export trade and training activities for California's food and agriculture companies.

rebecca.gary@scccd.edu

p: 559-243-7515

 f: 559-499-6016

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Daniel Griffith

Senior Program Specialist

 

Daniel Griffith serves as an Interim Senior Program Specialist for the CITD and Training Institute at State Center Community College District. He has 5+ years of program development, coordination and management experience. He brings expertise and dedication to serve the international business community, such as coordinating export trade and training activities for California's food and agriculture companies.

daniel.griffith@scccd.edu

p: 559-243-7591

 f: 559-499-6016

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Debbie Cardoza

Program Assistant

 

Debbie Cardoza serves as a Program Assistant for the CITD and Training Institute at State Center Community College District. She has 15+ years of administrative and program support experience. She brings expertise and detail oriented dedication to support the coordination of activities, and maintains administrative processes that keeps our department operating at full efficiency.

debbie.cardoza@scccd.edu

p: 559-243-7530

 f: 559-499-6016

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