Sunday, December 4, 2022
The RP Group

Christopher Tarman


​​Christopher Tarman serves as the RP Group Board’s Treasurer/Secretary and has been an active member of the RP Group Board since 2014. Acquiring nearly a decade of experience working as a leader in the IRPE field, Mr. Tarman has been committed to implementing equity-minded leadership and anti-racism principles through transformational change that focuses on the student experience and utilizes data to tell their stories. In addition, he has led the development and implementation of major strategic plans across three different institutions. Currently, Mr. Tarman is serving as the Dean of Research, Planning, and Institutional Effectiveness at MiraCosta College. Mr. Tarman holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Delaware and a C.Phil in Political Science from UCLA with fields of study in American Politics and Quantitative Methods. Prior to embarking in the field of community college research and planning, Mr. Tarman taught as a lecturer in American Politics, Minorities and Crime, and research methods at CSU Fullerton, CSU Long Beach, UNLV, and Palomar College.