Board Trustee Angela Acosta-Salazar elected to California Community College League Board

Angela Acosta-Salazar

Rio Hondo College Board Member Angela Acosta-Salazar was elected to serve as a trustee of the Community College League of California (CCLC), a nonprofit, public benefit corporation whose voluntary membership includes 72 community college districts in California.

“I am honored by this opportunity to serve at a statewide capacity. The board’s involvement in policy-making will allow me to help influence legislative direction concerning all our community colleges,” said Acosta-Salazar.

Acosta-Salazar was elected as one of the trustees by 72 governing boards, or Community College Trustees, in the California Community College System. Alongside Acosta-Salazar will be Ann Ransford from Glendale Community College. The remaining six seats to serve as trustee of the Community College League of California were filled with re-elected incumbents.

Acosta-Salazar has served as a member of the Board of Trustees for Rio Hondo College since 2005. She also served as the community leadership mentoring coordinator for Puente, as director of the HOPE Leadership Institute, as director of public relations for Southwest Voter Registration Education Project, and as a deputy director for William C. Velasquez Institute, a research and policy institute.

Acosta-Salazar’s three-year term as California Community College Trustee begins June 15.