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2017 Board Meeting Dates, Agenda and Minutes


Chris Reed Chris Reed
President
Trustee Area 6

Chris Reed is a longtime resident of Porterville. She has served on the Tulare County Board of Education for 17 years. She also serves as the board liaison for the federal Head Start program (operated by the Early Childhood Education Program) and the Eleanor Roosevelt Community Learning Center, which serves families with home-schooled children. She also volunteers at Sierra Vista Hospital as a Pink Lady.

Trustee Area No. 6 includes all the area embraced in the following school districts: Alta Vista, Citrus South Tule, Hot Springs, Sequoia Union, Springville Union, Strathmore Union; a majority of Exeter Unified, a majority of Porterville Unified; that portion of Linns Valley-Poso Flat Union lying within Tulare County.
Term expires November 2020.
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Judy Coble Judy Coble
Vice President
Trustee Area 4

Mrs. Coble is retired from the Tulare Joint Union High School District, where she served as the director of state and federal programs. At the district, her experience included coordinating all categorical projects, serving as administrator for the agricultural department, directing all alternative education placements and heading the expulsion committee. Mrs. Coble also served as a member of the Tulare Pro Youth Board and the Tulare Volunteer Bureau. She and her family have lived in the Sundale Union School District for over 40 years. Her daughter, Jenna, attended Sundale and is now an ag teacher at Farmersville High School. Her granddaughters currently attend Sundale Union. Mrs. Coble and her husband, Vergil, enjoy traveling to the central coast and spending time with their granddaughters.

Trustee Area No. 4 includes all the area embraced in the following school districts: Allensworth, Alpaugh Unified, Burton, Columbine, Ducor Union, Earlimart, Hope, Richgrove, Sundale Union, Sunnyside Union, and Terra Bella Union; the southern portion of Pixley Union, the western portion of Porterville Unified.
Term expires November 2018.
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Joe Enea Joe Enea
Trustee Area 5

Joe Enea is a resident of Visalia. He is retired after a career in law enforcement at the federal, state and local levels. He holds a BA in Political Science and a Masters in Public Administration. He is an adjunct instructor at College of the Sequoias and at West Hills College. Mr. Enea has served as foreman of the Tulare County Grand Jury. He volunteers with the Celebrant Singers, an international Christian music ministry.

Trustee Area No. 5 includes all the area embraced in the following school districts: Buena Vista, Oak Valley Union, Palo Verde Union, Pleasant View, Rockford, Saucelito, Tipton, Waukena Joint Union; the southwest portion of Visalia Unified, the northern portion of Pixley Union.
Term expires November 2020.
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Pat Hillman Patricia Hillman
Trustee Area 7

Pat Hillman was born and educated in Tulare. She earned dual teaching credentials at Fresno State University and taught in both Fresno and Tulare. She is the mother of four grown children. She has volunteered in many community activities including 25 years as a member of the Tulare City School Board.

Trustee Area No. 7 includes all the area embraced in the following school districts: Tulare City, Woodville Union.
Term expires November 2018.
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Debby Holguin Debby Holguin
Trustee Area 2

Debby Holguin is a resident of Woodlake. She is a retired Certified Coding Specialist, having worked at several area hospitals. She is married and has two adult children. Debby has previously served on the Woodlake Union High School Board and on several of her husband's and childrens' clubs, including POWA, PTA, School Site Committee, swim teams, Little League, YMCA judo, 4-H, and City of Woodlake Planning Commission. Debby is currently a volunteer for the Exeter Union High School girls vollyball team. In her spare time, she loves to sew and crochet.

Trustee Area No. 2 includes all the area embraced in the following school districts: Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified, Farmersville Unified, Lindsay Unified, Monson-Sultana Joint Union, Outside Creek, Stone Corral, Strathmore Union, Three Rivers Union, Woodlake Unified; portions of Exeter Unified, Visalia Unified.
Term expires November 2020.
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Tom Link Tom Link
Trustee Area 3

Mr. Link was born and raised in Visalia. He attended Visalia schools and College of Sequoias, and graduated from Fresno State with a B.S. degree in Marketing. He served six years in the Air National Guard. He is retired from his family business, Link's Men's & Women's Wear. Mr. Link's wife is a retired Visalia elementary school teacher of 35 years. His two daughters both teach for Visalia Unified School District. Mr. Link has served on the Advisory Board for the Superintendent of Visalia Unified, is a past board member for the College of Sequoia's Foundation, and a past recipient of the Phi Delta Kappa "Friends of Education" Man of the Year. He is also past chairman of the Visalia Parks and Recreation Commission and past chairman of the California State Parks and Recreation Board of Trustees.

Trustee Area No. 3 includes all the area embraced in the following school district: Liberty; a portion of Visalia Unified.
Term expires November 2020.
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Celia Maldonado-Arroyo Celia Maldonado-Arroyo
Trustee Area 1

Ms. Maldonado-Arroyo is retired from the position as Associate Dean of the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) at College of the Sequoias. Prior to her work at COS, she held positions with Fresno City College and Fresno Unified School District. Additionally, she has served as the State President of the Association of Mexican American Educators, and a board member of Radio Bilingue, the Tulare/Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Fresno.

Trustee Area No. 1 includes all the area embraced in the following school districts: Dinuba Unified, Kings River Union, Traver Joint; a portion of Visalia Unified; those portions of Clay Joint, Kings Canyon Joint Unified and Kingsburg Joint Union lying within Tulare County.
Term expires November 2018.
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Board Meeting Dates

The Tulare County Board of Education meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the Redwood CD Room of the Tulare County Office of Education Administration & Conference Center, 6200 South Mooney Boulevard, Visalia, unless otherwise indicated.

January 11, 2017
February 8, 2017
March 8, 2017
April 5, 2017
at SCICON, 10:00 a.m.
41569 Bear Creek Road, Springville
Board Retreat, 12:30pm
May 10, 2017
June 14, 2017
July 12, 2017
August 9, 2017
September 13, 2017
Minutes October 11, 2017
at La Sierra Military Academy
1735 E. Houston, Visalia
Agenda
November 8, 2017
December 6, 2017


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Jim Vidak, County Superintendent of Schools
Tulare County Office of Education
All mail to: P.O. Box 5091, Visalia, CA 93278-5091
Physical address: 6200 S. Mooney Blvd., Visalia, CA 93277
phone: (559) 733-6300 • fax: (559) 627-5219

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