Dale Erquiaga

Nonprofit Fellow


Chief Executive Officer, Communities in Schools

Dale Erquiaga is the president and CEO of Communities In Schools, the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization.  Dale most recently served as the chief strategy officer for Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and previously served as the state’s superintendent of public instruction and as a senior advisor to Governor Sandoval.  His private sector experience includes managing a successful consulting practice and working as a vice president and managing director with an advertising firm in both Nevada and Arizona.  Dale holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Nevada, Reno and a master’s degree in leadership from Grand Canyon University.