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San Diego Community College DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area A

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Diane Hickman

Educator/Healthcare Professional
112,211 votes (29.2%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Develop vocational and technical educational programs designed for students to get good jobs when they graduate.
  • Develop job creating programs that enable students to achieve their goals without the debt from student loans.
  • Reclaim the American dream by including employment and entrepreneurship skills in these job creating programs.



Profession:Educator, Healthcare
Owner, Administrator, Clinical Director, Caring Healthcare Solutions (self-employed) (2016–current)
Nursing Clinical Instructor (Adjunct Clinical Professor), University of San Diego School of Nursing (2017–current)
Nursing Clinical Instructor (Adjunct Clinical Professor), California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) (2016–2017)
RN Mental Health Intensive Case Manager, VA San Diego Healthcare System (2008–2016)
Psychiatric Mental Health Registered Nurse, VA San Diego Healthcare System (2005–2008)


University of San Diego Ph.D in Nursing, research focused nursing degree; nursing specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (2011)
Point Loma Nazarene University Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) (2004)
Point Loma Nazarene University Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) (2001)
University of California San Diego (UCSD) Bachelor of Arts (BA), Sociology (1992)

Community Activities

Steering Committee Member and Advisory Panel Member, American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) (2011–current)
Volunteered periodically for STAND DOWN annual event for homeless veterans, Veterans Village of San Diego STAND DOWN (1995–2012)
Donation Procurement, Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD) (1995–1996)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (1)

  • Republican Party of San Diego County

Elected Officials (1)

  • Lorie Zapf

Individuals (1)

  • Jim Morris

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