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​​​​​​​​​​​​Meet Our Trustees​


 

David A. Grant
President
Photo: David A. Grant
  • Resident of Trustee Area 5 in the City of Newport Beach
  • Past Board Experience: Vice President
  • President Emeritus, Orange Coast College
  • President, Friends of OCC Library
  • Board Member, Newport Beach Aquatic Center
  • Board Member, Newport Harbor Nautical Museum
  • Assistant Rowing Coach, United States Olympic Rowing Team (1984)
  • Member, Career Technical Education Committee, Land Development Committee
  • Last Elected in November 2014
  • Ethics Training Certificate​


 

Mary L. Hornb​​​uckle ​​
Vice President
Photo: Mary L. Hornbuckle





  • Resident of Trustee Area 4 in the City of Costa Mesa
  • Past Board Experience: President, Vice President, Clerk
  • Representative, Orange County Legislative Task Force
  • Current Member, Community College League of California Advisory Committee on Educational Services
  • Director, St. Mark Community Preschool, Retired
  • Past, First Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Girl Scout Council of Orange County and "Lifetime Girl Scout"
  • Past Member, Board of Truste​es for the Costa Mesa Senior Center
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Costa Mesa Community Foundation
  • Past Member, Costa Mesa City Council, 1984-1996
  • Past Mayor, Costa Mesa, 1990-1992 
  • Inducted into Orange Coast College Alumni Hall of Fame, 2001
  • 1997 Woman of the Year, Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce
  • Recipient, Orange County Human Relations Commission Award
  • Member, Board Accreditation Committee, Audit and Budget Committee, and CTE Committee
  • Last elected in November 2016 
  • Ethics Training Certificate

 

​Lorraine Prinsky, Ph.D.  
Board Clerk
Lorraine Prinsky
  • Resident of Trustee Area 3 in the City of Huntington Beach
  • Past Board Experience: President, Vice President, Clerk
  • Professor Emeri​tus, California State University, Fullerton (CSUF); almost 40 Years teaching experience at CSUF
  • Education: Ph.D. from UC Irvine, BA from UCLA, trained in Interest-Based Bargaining 
  • Board Member, Women in Leadership
  • Bolsa Chica Land Trust Docent
  • ​Member and Past Chair, President's Scholars Selection Committee, CSUF
  • Team Leader, CSU/Campus Compact Engaged Department Institute
  • Professor for American Institute for Foreign Study London Semester
  • Girl Scout Leader for 10 Years
  • National Women's Political Caucus-OC Jeanette Rankin Courage to Run Award
  • CSUF Outstanding Faculty Recognition: for Service to the University, for Creating Substantive Learning Opportunities for Students in the Community that Coincide with Classroom Instruction
  • CSUF Awards: Distinguished Faculty Award from CSUF Alumni Association, CSUF Humanities and Social Sciences Award for Outstanding Service and Contributions to Student Success, CSUF Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Award
  • Member, Accreditation Committee, Legislative Affairs Committee
  • Last elected in November 2016 
  • Ethics Training Certificate

 

Jim Moren​o
Trustee
Photo: Jim Moreno
  • Resident of Trustee Area 1 in the City of Huntington Beach
  • Past Board Experience: President, Vice President, Clerk
  • Current Member of Association of Community College Trustees
  • Representative, Orange County School Board's Political Action Group Effort
  • Member, Board of Directors, California Community College Trustees
  • Member, CHP Community Advisory Board
  • Volunteer at the Live Oak Adult Literacy Program teaching English and Citizenship
  • Past Board Representative, Orange County Legislative Task Force
  • Former Member, Coastline Community College Paralegal Advisory Board
  • Past Chairman, Citizen Participation Advisory Board for the City of Huntington Beach
  • Past Senior Deputy for LA County Supervisor
  • Member, Land Development, Personnel Committee
  • Last Elected in November 2014
  • Ethics Training Certificate

 

​Jerry Patterson
Trustee​Photo: Jerry Patterson​​
  • Resident of Trustee Area 2 in the City of Fountain Valley
  • Past Board Experience: President, Clerk
  • Lawyer, and former City Attorney for several Orange County cities
  • Government Relations Consultant, Moulton Patterson Associates
  • Professor/Adjunct Lecturer California State University, Long Beach and University of California, Irvine
  • Member, Governance Committee, Association of Community College Trustees
  • Past President, Board of Directors of the Institute for Local Government
  • ​ Past member, Board of Directors, California Community College Trustees
  • Former United States Congressman
  • Former Mayor of Santa Ana
  • Friend of Education Award, California Teachers Association, 1985
  • Outstanding Public Service in Support of the Environment, Sierra Club 2012
  • Married to Linda Moulton-Patterson, former Mayor of Huntington Beach
  • Member, Audit and Budget Committee, Legislative Affairs Committee, and Personnel Committee
  • Last Elected in November 2016 
  • Ethics Training Certificate​


 

Javier Venegas
Student Trustee                           

 

  • Chair, District Stude​​nt Council​​
  •   ​Elected in May 2017