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Santa Barbara Community College DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area 7

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Kate Parker

Librarian
7,079 votes (63.45%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • My top priority is student success through higher graduation and transfer rates, along with course and certificate offerings that are aligned with community needs.
  • It's extremely important for me to work with Area 7 residents, students, board colleagues and administrators to develop solid strategies and improve communication about college challenges with facilities, housing and transportation
  • Another priority is to work with the SBCC Foundation to learn from and expand The Promise program, which provides two years of college and textbook funds to local high school graduates who attend SBCC full-time

Experience

Experience

Profession:Library Director and School Board Member
Library Director, Cate School (2005–current)
School Board Member, Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education — Elected position (2012–current)
Board Member, Santa Barbara Symphony — Appointed position (2016–current)

Education

San Jose State University Masters, Library and Information Science (2015)
UC Berkeley BA, French (1989)

Community Activities

Board Member and Chair, Education Committee, Santa Barbara Symphony (2016–current)
Board Member, Santa Barbara Women's Political Committee (2017–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Democratic Party of Santa Barbara County
  • Santa Barbara Women's Political Committee

Organizations (2)

  • Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County
  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund

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