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CEU Employee Chosen for the Leadership 
Southern California Fellowship Program

Cal Poly Pomona Senior Program Manager Andrea 

DeCoudres will join a select group of diverse professionals 

from the private sector, government, and nonprofit 

industries to participate in the prestigious Leadership 

Southern California Fellowship program. The program is a 

10-month development institute that brings together mid-

to-senior level executives to explore the region’s assets 

and research public policy issues across the counties of Los 

Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside.

“I’m honored to have been accepted as a fellow,” said 

DeCoudres. “This opportunity allows me to better 

understand regional issues and explore ways to contribute 

to our region’s vitality through educational resources we 

can have here at Cal Poly Pomona.”

Andrea DeCoudres is Senior Program Manager for the College of the Extended University (CEU) at Cal 

Poly Pomona. She currently serves as the lead campus Workforce Investment Board, Corporate Training, 

Government Leadership, and Youth Programs representative. DeCoudres is actively involved in developing 

new degree and professional development programs for the campus. She has a passion for fulfilling 

community needs and growth through education. She believes that education is an integral part of solving 

the regions community and economic problems.

“Andrea exemplifies the professionalism and commitment to community that we value,” said CEU Executive 

Director of Global Initiatives Dr. Anneli Adams. “We have every confidence she will contribute greatly to 

the program as well as use the knowledge gained to positively impact quality programs we bring to the 

community.”

Congratulations, Andrea!