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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Napa Valley College DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area 2

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Jeff Dodd

Environmental Law Attorney
3,440 votes (55.47%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Giving the students the opportunity to succeed by focusing on programs that help promote student achievement. Jeff will work to create student housing on the NVC campus so students have access to affordable housing while in school.
  • Preparing students and returning veterans for the 21st Century economy. We need to make sure student veterans get more resources, honoring the service of returning veterans and ensuring they are able attain their goals.
  • Supporting programs to train First Responders. We need to support the training and skill-building for critical occupations in our community, including first responders like nurses, emergency medical personnel, and law enforcement.



Profession:Environmental Law Attorney
Associate Land Use and Environmental Law Attorney, Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass LLP (2017–current)
Associate Land Use and Environmental Law Attorney, Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty in Napa (2014–2017)


University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (2013) J.D., cum laude (2013), Land Use and Environmental Law (2013)
University of California, Santa Barbara B.A. (2004), Political Science and History (2004)

Community Activities

Board Member, Board of Directors of Connolly Ranch Education Center (2016–current)
Advisor, Napa County Park and Open Space District Advisory Committee (2015–current)
Advisor, Napa County Agricultural Protection Advisory Committee (2014–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Congressman Mike Thompson
  • City of Napa Mayor Jill Techel
  • Napa County Superintendent of Schools Barbara Nemko

Organizations (6)

  • Progressive Women of Napa Valley
  • Napa-Solano Central Labor Council
  • Democrats of Napa Valley
  • Napa County Democratic Central Committee
  • SEIU Local 1021
  • IBEW Local 180

Elected Officials (18)

  • Napa Valley College Board Trustee Student Representative Huzaifa Khuwaja
  • Napa Valley College Board Trustee Rafael Rios
  • Napa Valley College Board Trustee Michael Baldin
  • Napa Valley College Board Trustee Kyle Iverson
  • Napa Valley College Board Trustee Rosaura Segura
  • Napa Valley College Board of Trustees President Mary Ann Mancuso
  • Napa County Supervisor Alfredo Pedroza
  • Napa County Supervisor Belia Ramos
  • Napa County Supervisor Diane Dillon
  • Napa County Supervisor Ryan Gregory
  • Napa County Supervisor Brad Wagenknecht
  • City of Napa Councilmember Jim Krider
  • City of Napa Councilmember Pete Mott
  • City of Napa Councilmember Doris Gentry
  • City of Napa Councilmember Scott Sedgley
  • Napa Valley College (former) Board Trustee Dan Digardi
  • Napa Valley College (former) Board Trustee Bruce Ketron
  • Napa Valley College (former) Board Trustee JoAnn Busenbark

Individuals (3)

  • Jeri Hansen, Workforce Alliance of the North Bay
  • Dorothy & John Salmon
  • Virginia Rue, former Vintage HS principal

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