Ted Martinez, Jr., president and superintendent of Rio Hondo College (RHC) in California, plans to retire June 30 after 41 years of service to community colleges. He has served as president of RHC for the past five years and has led a $245-million facilities construction project, which has revitalized and transformed the campus. Martinez has held a variety of administrative positions at El Paso Community College (Texas) and the seven-college Dallas County Community College District. He also served as associate vice chancellor of City Colleges of Chicago (Illinois) and as president of Richard J. Daley College (Illinois). Most recently, Martinez was president of Grossmont College (California).