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Yosemite Community College DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area 3

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Abe Rojas

Incumbent
12,489 votes (43.54%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Student access and Student success.
  • Sound budget management
  • Workforce Development/Vocational Training

Experience

Experience

Profession:Retired. Parks and Recreation Director, City of Turlock
Retired, 25 years, Parks and Recreation Director, City of Turlock (1969–current)

Education

Modesto Junior College, Cal Poly Pomona, and Cal State University, Stanislaus none acquired, History - Phycology (1961)

Community Activities

Community Advocate and Community Volenteer, Turlock Salvation Army Advisory Board, Turlock Chamber of Commerce Leadership Turlock, City of Turlock and Turlock Unified School District Ad Hok Com (1956–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Individuals (1)

  • Vito Chiesa, SC Board of Supervisor, and 4 Retired and Current Mayor, City of Turlock

Political Beliefs

Position Papers

Yosemite Community College Trustee

Summary

Responsibilities of the elected position of a YCCD Trustee

1. Student success and student access, College budget depends on student enrollment, 2. Multi-Million Dollar Budget, requiring sound management, 3. Final Approval for the District's College Accreditation requirement, 4. WorkForce Development in all Vocational and skill training areas, and 4. Campus Safety. Culture has changed and student and staff safety is paramont. The Tustees position must posess what Dr.Martin Luther King quotes, "Intelligense plus character is the goal of true education".

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