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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

MiraCosta Community College DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area 2

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Rick Cassar

Governing Board Member, MiraCosta Community College District
16,534 votes (51.9%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Maintain MiraCosta Promise, offering free tuition and books for all first time college students
  • Maintain fiscal responsibility that resulted in AAA bond rating for MiraCosta College
  • Continue a culture of diversity and inclusion that prepares students for success in college and in life



Profession:Vice-President MiraCosta College Board
Community College Professor/Counselor, San Diego Miramar College (1999–current)
Board Member, MiraCosta Community College — Elected position (2014–current)
Board Member, Cardiff School District — Elected position (2012–2014)
Community College Professor/Counselor, San Diego City College (1988–1999)
Community College Assistant Professor/Counselor, Barstow College (1986–1988)
Mental Health Counselor, Community Research Foundation (1984–1986)


University of California San Diego Post Graduate Studies, Education (1994)
San Diego State University Master of Science Degree, Counselor Education with emphasis in Multicultural Counseling (1984)
University of Michigan Bachelor of Arts Degree, Psychology and Sociology, Double Major (1980)

Community Activities

Coach, Encinitas Little League (2017–current)

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