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Cabrillo Community College DistrictCandidate for Member, Board of Trustees, Trustee Area 5

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Leticia Mendoza

Nonprofit Executive Director
4,748 votes (55.67%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • I will advocate for a curriculum that meets the needs of Watsonville residents
  • I am committed to strengthening educational and professional development programs.
  • I want to increase and improve access to education



Profession:Nonprofit Executive Director
First 5 Commissioner (4th District), First 5 Commission Santa Cruz County — Appointed position (2015–current)
Santa Cruz County Child Care Planning Council (4th District), Santa Cruz County Child Care Planning Council (Advisory Body) — Appointed position (2010–current)


Columbia University Master in Philosophy, Urban Planning (2001)
Columbia University Master, Public Administration (1987)
University of California Santa Cruz B.A., Economics (1984)
Watsonville High School High School (1979)

Community Activities

Member, Santa Cruz County State Subsidize Program Consortium (2009–current)
Member, Santa Cruz County Quality Early Learning Initiative Consortium (2012–current)
Board Member, Santa Cruz Community Credit Union (2010–2015)
Advisory Board, Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute (2012–2014)
Community Hero, Contributions to improving Social Environment, Santa Cruz County Community Assessment Project Year 16 (2010–2010)

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  • Santa Cruz County Women's Democratic Club

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