Ventura County Community College District Vice Chair Arturo Hernández Recognized by VCSBA for 16 years of service

Ventura County Community College District Board Vice Chair Arturo D. Hernández was recognized by the Ventura County School Boards Association (VCSBA) for 16 years of service on the VCCCD Board of Trustees at the March 13, 2017, VCSBA Dinner Meeting.  Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Stan Mantooth and VCCCD Chancellor Bernard Luskin were among the guests who attended the meeting held at the Ventura County Office of Education Conference & Educational Services Center.  “Hernández has a combined total of more than 25 years of school board service, including serving on the Oxnard Union High School District and Rio School Board with 16 years at the VCCCD,” said Luskin. VCCCD Trustee and VCSBA Treasurer Stephen Blum and VCSBA President Christina Urias presented the meritorious service award to Hernández. 

Hernández represents Area 5 of the VCCCD that includes Oxnard, Oxnard Shores, Mandalay Bay, Silver Strand, Hollywood Beach, Hollywood by the Sea, Channel Islands Harbor, El Rio, Nyeland Acres, Del Norte Area, Oxnard Plain, Strickland and a portion of Naval Base Ventura County Port Hueneme. He is a native of Oxnard and a lifelong Ventura County resident. 

“On behalf of the Board of Trustees, the students, faculty and staff at VCCCD, we salute Vice Chair Hernández as the longest-serving current trustee and congratulate Trustee Hernández on this distinguished accomplishment,” stated Board Chair Bernardo Perez.

The Ventura County Community College District is a member of the 113-campus California Community College system, and serves more than 50,000 students annually.  The District’s three colleges- Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura- offer programs in general education for degrees and certificates, transfer to four-year colleges and universities, career technical education, and provide opportunities to engage in co-curricular campus activities.  For more information, please visit

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