Cedric Hicks, Sr.

M.A., Behavioral Science, 1999

Headshot of Cedric L. Hicks, Sr.

Cedric L. Hicks, Sr. currently serves on the Carson City Council, having been elected to a four-year term in November, 2016. Mr. Hicks received his Master’s Degree in Behavioral Science from CSUDH in 1999. He also holds degrees from Los Angeles Harbor College, CSU Fullerton, and the UCLA Anderson School of Business.

He started his career as an officer/jailer with the Compton Police Department, before moving into the anti-drug D.A.R.E. Program. Mr. Hicks served as Deputy Director for the Charles R. Drew University Head Start program for 22 school sites. He has also served on the board of directors of the March of Dimes and American Cancer Society. With all that said, he considers his greatest accomplishments to be his 30+ years of marriage to the “love of his life” Philipta and the raising of their three children.