Candidates vie to lead San Joaquin County Office of Education
Background: He was a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa from 1985 to 1987, and taught math in Richmond Unified School District from 1988 to 1990. He worked in Tracy Unified School District for 10 years before working at the San Joaquin County Office of Education.
Family: He is married to his wife Diane and has three children. Two attend public schools in Tracy; the eldest graduated from Tracy High School and attends University of California, Davis.
Occupation: Deputy superintendent at San Joaquin County Office of Education.
Education: Bachelor of Arts in economics from University of California, Berkeley; Master of Education in administration, College of New Jersey; administrative services credential from California State University, Stanislaus.