Samantha Gonzalez

Manchester community college

Past President

Samantha Gonzalez is an Associate Professor at Manchester Community College where she teaches courses in Communication and co-coordinates the General Studies degree program and oversees the College and Career Success courses. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communication from Southern Connecticut State University, a Master’s degree in Communication from the University of Hartford, and is pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut.  She has spent the last twenty years working in higher education in both public and private institutions.

Samantha has a deep history in South Windsor having grown up in town and was pleased to join the Chamber in 2016.  Since her appointment, she joined the planning committee for the Greater Hartford Women’s Conference which she Chaired in 2018, 2019, and 2021 as well as the committee for the annual Restaurant Crawl.  Samantha resides in town with her husband of twenty-five years, Michael, a former South Windsor Board of Education member, and her three children.