Michael Marion Jr.

 Public, Proprietary, Non-Profit Representative
 Governor Appointee

Dr. Marion is Associate Vice Provost at Drexel University Sacramento. As a senior administrator in higher education, Dr. Marion's responsibilities and expertise span a wide-spectrum of areas in education and leadership. Throughout his professional career in higher education, a majority of Dr. Marion's work has been in student affairs, academic affairs, and athletics.

His experience spans an array of educational settings. Not only has Dr. Marion established himself as a leader in higher education serving students in private and public universities, but also community colleges.

He also has gained valuable knowledge and understanding serving on many boards and commissions. Equipped with a holistic understanding of various policies, procedures, and best practices, Dr. Marion promotes a strong commitment to civic engagement and retention initiatives within all education levels.

Dr. Marion earned his Associates in Arts as well as his Bachelor and Master degree from San Diego State University and a Doctor degree from the University of Southern California. Dr. Marion is a native of Portland, Ore., but calls Sacramento, CA home.