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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Rio Hondo Community College DistrictCandidate for Board of Trustees, Trustee Area 3

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Mary Ann Pacheco

6,109 votes (41.35%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure and expand access to quality education and student services at Rio Hondo College
  • Promote student success through increases in graduation, transfer, and certificate completion
  • Build partnerships and foster collaboration for greater community engagement in College programs, services, and activities



Profession:Retired College Professor of English
Member, Rio Hondo College Board of Trustees (Area 3) — Elected position (2013–current)
Professor of English, Rio Hondo College (1975–2013)
Lecturer in Chicano Literature, University of Southern California (1972–1978)


University of California at Los Angeles Master of Arts, English (1975)
University of Southern California Bachelor of Arts, English and ethnic studies (1973)

Community Activities

Member of Board of Directors, Hispanic Outreach Task Force (HOT), Whittier (2016–current)
Member of Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Club of Whittier (2016–current)
Member, Soroptimist International of Whittier (2014–current)
Member, Soroptimist International of El Monte/South El Monte (2014–current)
Member/Leader, California Teachers Association/National Education Association (1975–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Whittier Mayor Joe Vinatieri
  • South El Monte Mayor Gloria Olmos
  • Assembly Majority Leader Ian C.Calderon

Organizations (1)

  • Rio Hondo College Faculty Association/CCA/CTA/NEA

Elected Officials (21)

  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis
  • Rio Hondo College Trustee Norma E. Garcia
  • Rio Hondo College Trustee Vicky Santana
  • Rio Hondo College Trustee Gary Mendez
  • Rio Hondo College Trustee Madeline Shapiro
  • Mountain View School Board Member Adam C.Carranza
  • Whittier City School District Board Member Linda Small
  • Mayor of El Monte Andre Quintero
  • Whittier City Councilmember Josue Alvarado
  • Whittier City Councilmember Cathy Warner
  • Whittier City Councilmember Fernando Dutra
  • South El Monte City Councilmember Richard Angel
  • South El Monte Citiy Councilmember Manny Acosta
  • South El Monte City Councilmember Hector Delgado
  • Valle Lindo School Board Member Veronica Castillo
  • Valle Lindo School Board Member Rudy Martinez
  • Valle Lindo School Board Member Veronica Lauria
  • Valle Lindo School Board Member David Del Rio
  • Valle Lindo School Board Member Reynaldo Soto
  • El Monte Unified High School District Board member Maria Morgan
  • El Monte Unified School District Board Member Florencio Briones

Individuals (12)

  • Former RHC Student Trustee Caroline Carroll
  • Former RHC Student Trustee JJ Magallon
  • Former RHC Student Trustee Brandon Pablo Leon
  • Former RHC Student Trustee Pariss Youngblood
  • Valle Lindo School District Former Superintendent Dr. Mary Louise La Brucherie
  • Ted Knoll
  • Jess Montes
  • Delia Morales
  • Ted Saulino
  • Graciela Ferrada
  • Liz Apodaca
  • Judi Henderson

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