Coast District Elects New Officers
During Organizational Meeting
For Immediate Release: December 14, 2020

Board of Trustees gathered around a conference table in conversation

The Coast Community College District Board of Trustees elected new officers on December 11 for the 2021 calendar year, during its yearly organizational meeting. With unanimous votes, Trustee Jim Moreno was elected board president, Trustee Mary Hornbuckle was elected board vice president, and Trustee Lorraine Prinsky was elected board clerk. Trustee Moreno succeeds Trustee David Grant in the role of president.

"I thank Trustee Grant for his steady leadership as board president during the challenging past year," Trustee Moreno said. "I am honored to have the confidence of my fellow Board members in continuing to empower the great work of Coast District students, faculty, and staff as we emerge from this pandemic."

Trustee Moreno has previously served as board president in 2009 and 2012, board vice president in 2011, and board clerk in 2010, 2018, and 2019. Moreno is past president and member of the California Community College Trustees Board and currently serves on the Community College League of California Advisory Committee on Educational Services. He resides in the City of Huntington Beach.

Board members were also appointed to various internal and external committees during the reorganization meeting and are expected to report on the activities of those committees during board meetings throughout the year.

The current Board of Trustees listing is as follows:

  • President – Jim Moreno (Area 1)
  • Vice President – Mary Hornbuckle (Area 4)
  • Clerk – Lorraine Prinsky, Ph.D. (Area 3)
  • Trustee – David Grant (Area 5)
  • Trustee – Jerry Patterson (Area 2)

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The Coast Community College District is located in Orange County and is among the largest districts in the United States. The District's three colleges – Coastline College, Golden West College, and Orange Coast College – provide traditional degree and transfer opportunities, career and technical training, basic skills, English as a Second Language, and other community programs. Thanks to the Measure M community bond funding approved by voters in 2012, the Coast Colleges are in the midst of a $698 million revitalization of educational and student support infrastructure.

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