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Trustee - Area 5
Contra Costa County
Board of Education

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
       PITTSBURG ADULT EDUCATION CENTER, Pittsburg
       Director of Special Programs (2003 - Present)
       Employment Training Specialist / Workshop Facilitator (1998 - 2003)

       PEACE CORPS / CITY UNIVERSITY OF N.Y. / BOSTON SCHOOL DEPT.
       ESL Instructor

EDUCATION:
       1968 STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, School of Education, Albany, NY
       Graduated Cum Laude, BA English/Social Studies

       1968 OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE, Los Angeles, CA
       Peace Corps Training (TOEFL Methodology; Turkish; Cross Cultural Studies)

TRAINING:
       2005 - 2006 ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS
       Finance, Legislative Issues and Best Governance Practices

       2004 - 2006 PACIFIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE
       Educational Trends, Public Policies, Media and Public Relations

       2003 RUTGERS, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY, New Brunswick, NJ
       EDWARD J. BLOUSTEIN SCHOOL OF PLANNING AND PUBLIC POLICY
       JOHN J. HELDRICH CENTER FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
       Global Career Development Facilitator Certification
       Global Career Development Facilitator Trainer Certification

       2002 CENTER FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, Pleasant Hill, CA
       Mediator for Peaceful Communities

ACHIEVEMENTS:
       ANTIOCH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
       School Board Trustee

       ANTIOCH MUSIC FOUNDATION
       Founder / Board of Director

       CCC LIBRARY COMMISSION
       Commissioner for Antioch / Chair (2004 - 2006)

       CCC HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
       Commissioner / Chair (2001 - 2002)

       MELLO ROOS CITIZEN ADVISORY BOARD
       Member / President (2010)

AWARDS:
       CITIZEN OF THE YEAR - LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT (2012)
       Awarded by the Antioch Chamber of Commerce

       CERTIFICATE OF SPECIAL CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION (2006)
       Awarded by Congresswoman Ellen O. Tauscher
       For outstanding and invaluable service to the community
       (Katrina Victim Relocation Program)

       MARTIN LUTHER KING HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR (2004)
       Awarded by CCC Board of Supervisors

       PEACEMAKER OF THE YEAR (2004)
       Awarded by the Center for Human Development

       CALIFORNIA STATE COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR (2004)
       Awarded by the Knights of Columbus / California State Circle of Columbian Squires

       BEYOND WAR AWARD (1987)
       Awarded for services rendered in Turkey through the U.S. Peace Corps

       IDEAL CITIZEN AWARD (1978)
       Awarded by the American Federation of the Science of Creative Intelligence