Christopher Mims began serving as Residential Faculty in January 2015. As Communication Faculty, he brings with over 10 years of experience in post-secondary education, specifically within the Maricopa Community College District. Chris is a dedicated educational professional that brings a unique blend of experience and expertise in student services, student success initiatives, and student-center instruction. Throughout his tenure at GateWay Community College, he has worked tirelessly to extend educational opportunities to underrepresented and at-risk student populations. His work in programs such as Trio, Minority Male Initiative, LIFT for Success, and as well as student services underscore his passion for diversity, inclusion, and student success.