Walt Tribley, Superintendent/President, Monterey Peninsula College

Friday, March 10, 2017
Bayonet & Blackhorse

Please join us on Friday, March 10th at Bayonet & Blackhorse for luncheon and presentation by Dr. Walt Tribley of Monterey Peninsula College.

Check out the luncheon menu!!

  • Southwest Chicken Salad: Grilled chicken, lettuce, black beans, corn, pico de gallo, cheese, sour cream, guacamole, salsa, tortilla chips (can order without chicken)
  • Fish Tacos: Artisan corn tortillas, blackened salmon, shredded cabbage, pico de gallo, baja sauce, black beans, rice
  • Coastal French Dip Sandwich: Roast beef, caramelized onion, mushrooms, swiss cheese, au jus dippy sauce and French fries

Please note that MCBC lunches are for members-only.  To become a member of MCBC, complete and send in our application form and/or contact Melody Burgess at

Dr. Walter Tribley

Monterey Peninsula College

Dr. Walt Tribley is the Superintendent/President of Monterey Peninsula College (MPC), a position he has held since December 2012.

Since assuming the position of MPC Superintendent/President, Walt has been very active at the college and in the community. At MPC, Walt is leading the effort to help the college make the profound changes required to adjust to state funding rules. His service to the community includes his roles as a member of the Monterey County Workforce Investment Board, the Monterey County Children’s Council, and the Rotary Club of Monterey. He is also one of the chairpersons of the Monterey County Business Council Higher Education & Research Cluster.

Prior to joining MPC, Walt obtained experience in a variety of fields. His first love is teaching and developing students and faculty. He began his academic career as a teacher, earning tenure as a faculty member in biology at Seminole Community College in Florida. He also has extensive experience in academic administration, having served in many academic administrative positions for Wenatchee Valley College in Wenatchee, Washington. Walt also worked as a scientist and manager in a biotechnology company that was attempting to develop biomarkers for gynecologic cancers.

When not working, Walt loves to scuba dive, fly fish, coach volleyball, and spend time with his family. He is married to Jenny Kleffner and has three daughters, Katie, Megan, and Kristina.


Monterey County


Special thanks to the County of Monterey for its ongoing support of the Monterey County Business Council’s efforts for economic development and education.

March 10, 2017
11:45 am
Bayonet & Blackhorse Grill, Seaside