Brockbank joined Community Colleges of Spokane in 2015 as vice provost of strategic initiatives in the district office. In his vice provost role, Brockbank successfully led major projects and initiatives including developing a new partnership with the Spokane business community to educate adult learners in the workforce, expanding the global education program, organizing significant international delegation visits and traveling to India to build new partnerships.
Prior to joining CCS, Brockbank worked as dean of the School of Applied Technologies and Professional Development at Salt Lake Community College in Utah. The school consists of three divisions serving about 10,000 students annually. He also worked in leadership roles at Missoula College, a two-year college with the University of Montana, and at Helena College with the University of Montana.
In 2017, he completed his doctorate in educational leadership through the University of Montana, where he also earned his master’s degree in education-curriculum studies and his bachelor’s degree in business and information technology education.