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November 7, 2017 — Local Elections
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Whittier Union High School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Jennifer Portillo

Marketing Director/Philanthropist
2,464 votes (11.05%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Accessibility: Determined to improve the W.U. H.S. D. system while keeping our tax burden low
  • College/ Work preparedness: Committed to making sure our teachers have the tools and support they need to be successful in and out of the classroom.
  • Equity: Intent on finally having a woman and Spanish speaking member on board.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Marketing Director & Philanthropist
Marketing Director, AKI Funding (2015–current)
Assembly District Representative, California State Assembly District 57 — Elected position (2016–current)
Chief Financial Officer, The Heal Our Hoods Initiative — Elected position (2015–current)
Secretary, East Cities Young Democrats — Appointed position (2017–current)

Education

Whittier College Biology (2012)
Whittier College French (2012)
Rio Hondo Community College Associate, Arts (2010)
Rio Hondo Community College Associate, Humanities (2010)

Community Activities

Founder, East Cities Young Democrats (2017–current)
Board Member, Los Angles County Young Democrats (2016–current)
C.F.O., The Heal Our Hoods Initiative (2016–current)
Delegate, Assembly District 57 (2016–current)
Member, Whittier Voters Coalition (2017–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • The International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers

Organizations (4)

  • Evolve -A Community Organization
  • Latinas Lead - California
  • Los Angeles Democratic Party
  • The Whittier Voter's Coalitiion

Elected Officials (1)

  • Hon. Josue Alvarado

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