Americans United for Separation of Church & State Orange County Chapter

Presents: Beckie Gomez of the Orange County Department of Education

Religion on the Board and in the Schools

Saturday, August 19th at 1:45 pm

Doors open at 1:15. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.

No Charge … Free Parking

Community Room - Irvine Ranch Water District1
15500 Sand Canyon A
venue, Irvine, CA 92618

Beckie Gomez is the Orange County Department of Education Board Member from the First District; she was elected in 2016. She has raised concerns over charter schools and is an avid supporter of quality education for all students. She will be discussing the implementation of the FAIR Education Act and the School Success and Opportunity Act (Assembly Bill 1266).

She is also a member of the Tustin City Council, having been elected in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. Along with her council duties, she has held leadership positions with the Orange County Senior Citizens Advisory Council, the Santa Ana River Flood Protection Agency, the Orange County Library Advisory Board and the Tustin Area Senior Center Fund. Additionally, she was an appointed commissioner for the Orange County Waste Management Commission in 2012-13 and serves as an alternate for the Southern California Association of Governments, the Newport Bay Watershed Executive Committee and the Water Advisory Committee of Orange County. Gomez is currently the Interim Dean of Health Sciences and formerly the Program Director for the Health Information Technology Program and the college’s staff development coordinator at Cypress College. She is a past recipient of the William J. Olsten Award for Excellence in Records Management and the Core Values Winner for “Commitment to our Shareholders” from Tokos Medical Corporation. Gomez has also been actively involved in a number of community and professional organizations. A two-time past president of the Greater Orange County Health Information Association, she has served as president of the Tustin Public Schools Foundation and the Tustin Unified School District Coordinating Council.

Please join us for this important discussion on the status of the schools in Orange County and the implementation of recent legislation.

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