About Peter

A career of 30 years in community colleges as a Teacher, Dean, President and Chancellor.

Special Trustee, Compton Community College District
(2007-2010)
Chancellor, Los Angeles Community College District
(2003-2005)
Senior Vice Chancellor, Los Angeles Community College District
(1999-2003)
President, College of San Matteo
(1992-1999)
Dean, Business/Computer Systems Division, DeAnza College
(1989-1992)
Faculty Member, DeAnza College
(1986-1989)
Vice Chancellor and General Counsel, Foothill-DeAnza Community College District
(1983-1986)
General Counsel, Foothill-DeAnza Community College District
(1978-1983)
State University Counsel, California State University
(1974-197


 

Member of Our Community

Peter Landsberger has lived in Los Altos since 1978, the year he was appointed Foothill-DeAnza’s first General Counsel. Over time his duties expanded and in 1983 he was promoted to Vice Chancellor of the district, serving as the Chancellor’s chief deputy and executive in charge of all district office operations.

Peter is currently Vice President of the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Foothill De Anza Foundation, the Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View, and UNITE-LA, an education related non-profit organization in Los Angeles. Previously he served on the board of directors of the SVO Foundation in San Jose.

Peter’s wife, Claire Noonan, retired after more than 25 years of service as a classroom teacher for the San Jose Unified School District. Peter and Claire have two daughters. Sarah is an elementary school teacher in the Palo Alto Unified School District, and Anne works for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as a development professional.  

Education
Harvard Negotiation Project, Harvard Law School, 1989
Institute for Educational Management, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1986
J.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1973
A.B., University of California, Berkeley, 1969
A.A., Santa Monica College, 1967

 

Landsberger for Foothill-De Anza Trustee 2020, FPPC No. 1428134