STOCKTON — Claudia Moreno, representing Area 2, Central Stockton, was selected as San Joaquin Delta College’s 2015-16 President of the Board at the Dec. 8 meeting.
Moreno, a longtime Stockton resident and 28-year employee of the Stockton Unified School District, serves as a Dropout Prevention Specialist/Outreach Consultant at Edison High School. She specializes in at-risk youth and parent groups.
Moreno says her “strong sense for community” makes her passionate about wanting to make a difference as Delta College’s Board President. “I’m humbled about this,” said Moreno. “Delta College is a big player in our community. I take being Delta College Board President very seriously. I’m a servant and will work to keep the college a place where students feel they can succeed.”
Moreno, a Delta College alumna, has served as a trustee since December 2012. She calls the college her extended family. “I have a vested interest in seeing the college continue to thrive. It’s important for our district’s economy, it’s important to our partnerships and everything we do. I look forward to a productive year!”
In other Delta College Board Officer actions: Janet Rivera, representing Area 3, North Stockton, will become Vice President of the Board for 2015-16; Richard Vasquez, representing Area 4, Lodi-Galt, will become Clerk of the Board.
The San Joaquin Delta Community College District is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of seven voting members.
Trustees are elected from trustee areas during general elections throughout the district. The board also consists of a student representative appointed by Delta’s student government. Raquel Romero is the current student representative.