Since July of 2017, Jose Phillips has led CCC’s Region One as deputy director. During his first year as Region One Deputy Director, Jose oversaw the construction, opening and launch of the CCC’s Delta Center; the first ground-up build for the CCC since 2011. Prior to taking the deputy director position, Jose was recruited by the CCC to fill in as district director for the Los Padres Center in San Luis Obispo.
The previous 8 years, Jose was the Pacific Region Director and then national director of the National Civilian Community Corps under the Corporation for National and Community Service. At NCCC Jose operationalized the FEMA Corps program after its initial launch.
Jose’s roots with the CCC are deep. He started in 1983 as a Special Corpsmember, then worked his way through the CCC’s business services, Conservationist 1 at Oat Mountain Residential Center, the center director for Los Angeles, and eventually becoming the director for Region 1. Jose resides in Sacramento.