Before he became the Vice Chancellor Human Resources for South Orange
County Community College District, Dr. Bugay spent over a decade in other higher education positions as well as almost a decade in K-12 education as principal and administrator. An organizational behaviorist, he has served on the boards of the Association of California Community College Administrators, Association of Chief Human Resource Officers and International Higher Education Teaching Learning. He is a frequent presenter on topics ranging from tough decisions, managing change, to hiring, and communication. His latest book, Backbonology: Tough Decisions at Work, is scheduled to launch in early 2018.