Dr. Christopher C. Irving

Dr. Christopher C. Irving

Executive Director & CEO


Dr. Irving is born and raised in Paterson, NJ and is a proud product of the Paterson Public Schools. He holds a BA in Political Science from Ramapo College and a MA in Public Policy and International Affairs from William Paterson University. In April 2010 Dr.Irving was elected to the Paterson, NJ School Board serving a three year term and re-elected in April 2013.

Following the completion of his Masters Degree in Public Policy and International Affairs, Dr. Irving founded the Ceceilyn Miller Institute for Leadership and Diversity in America (CMI). CMI is one of America’s most innovative leadership and diversity training non-profit organizations. Dedicated to the cause of social justice and leadership development, CMI programs empower its participants to function more effectively as people and communities. In July of 2016 Dr. Irving completed the successful defense of his doctoral dissertation at Seton Hall University.