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June 5, 2018 — California Primary Election
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Alameda County Board of EducationCandidate for Member, Trustee Area 1

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Joaquin J. Rivera

Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education, Area 1
45,164 votes (87.98%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure districts utilize sound fiscal practices
  • Provide coordination and collaboration among school districts on education initiatives
  • Expand academic opportunities in county/court schools

Experience

Experience

Profession:Professor/Trustee, County Board of Education
College Professor, San Mateo County Community College District (1990–current)
Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education, Alameda County Board of Education (2010–current)
Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education — Elected position (2010–current)
Board Member, Chabot Space and Science Center JPA Board of Directors — Appointed position (2011–current)
President, California County Boards of Education — Elected position (2016–2016)
Board member, Biotech Partners Board of Directors — Elected position (2010–2014)
School Board Director, Berkeley Unified School District (1996–2008)
School Board Director, Berkeley Unified School District — Elected position (1996–2008)

Education

University of California, Berkeley M.S., Chemistry (1990)
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez B.S., Chemistry (1986)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Senator Nancy Skinner and Assemblymember Tony Thurmond
  • California Democratic Party
  • Alameda Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Organizations (14)

  • Victory Fund
  • Metropolitan Greater Oakland (MGO) Democratic Club
  • Alameda Labor Council, AFL-CIO
  • California Democratic Party
  • Berkeley Democratic Club
  • East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club
  • Bay Area Reporter
  • Equality California
  • Evolve California
  • East Bay Times
  • Green Party of Alameda County
  • Asian Pacific American Caucus
  • Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte
  • John George Democratic Club

Individuals (47)

  • Senator Nancy Skinner
  • Libby Schaaf, Oakland Mayor
  • Former Senator Loni Hancock
  • Board of Equalization Chair Fiona Ma
  • Assemblymember Rob Bonta
  • Assemblymember Tony Thurmond
  • Joel Cohen, former Member Alameda County Democratic Central Committee
  • Rebecca Saltzman, BART Board of Directors
  • Karen Weinstein, Peralta Community College District Trustee
  • Meredith Brown, Peralta Community College District Trustee
  • Ron Rosenbaum, former Albany School Board Member
  • Pat Low, former Albany School Board Member
  • Paul Black, President, Albany School Board
  • Marge Atkinson, former Albany Mayor
  • Peggy McQuaid, Albany Mayor
  • Nina Senn, Oakland School Board Member
  • Rosie Torres, Oakland School Board Member
  • Jody London, Oakland School Board Member
  • James Harris, Oakland School Board Member
  • Shanti Gonzales, Oakland School Board Member
  • Abel Guillen, Oakland City Councilmember
  • Annie Campbell-Washington, Oakland City Councilmember
  • Dan Kalb, Oakland City Councilmember
  • Barbara Inch, Emery School Board Member
  • Christian Patz, Emeryville City Councilmember
  • John Bauters, Emeryville Mayor
  • Igor Tregub, Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner
  • James Chang, Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner
  • John Selawsky, Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner, former Berkeley School Board Director, Berkeley Library Board member
  • Tom Bates, former Berkeley Mayor; former Assemblymember
  • Kriss Worthington, Berkeley City Councilmember
  • Susan Wengraf, Berkeley City Councilmember
  • Linda Maio, Berkeley City Councilmember
  • Kate Harrison, Berkeley City Councilmember
  • Sophie Hahn, Berkeley City Councilmember
  • Lori Droste, Berkeley City Councilmember
  • Jesse Arreguin, Berkeley Mayor
  • Judy Appel, Berkeley School Board Director
  • Ty Alper, Berkeley School Board Director
  • Aisha Knowles, Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Fred Sims, Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Eileen McDonald, Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Amber Childress, Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Yvonne Cerrato, Vice-President, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Ken Berrick, President, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Sheila Jordan, former Alameda County Superintendent
  • Karen Monroe, Alameda County Superintendent

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