Lorraine Prinsky, Trustee, Coast Community College Board of Trustees, Area 3

BIOGRAPHIC HIGHLIGHTS:

  • President of the Board of Trustees, Coast Community College District 2013 and 2015; elected by fellow Trustees to serve as a Board officer every year
  • Excellence in Trusteeship Certification from Community College League of California
  • Professor Emeritus, California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)
  • 37 years university teaching experience at CSUF
  • Education:  Ph.D. from UC Irvine, BA from UCLA
  • Trained in Interest-Based Bargaining  (an alternative to confrontational negotiations with unions)
  • Board of Directors, Women in Leadership
  • MBA Advisory Board at Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles
  • Professor for American Institute for Foreign Study London Semester
  • Bolsa Chica Land Trust Docent
  • Mediator for Orange County Human Relations and Community Service Programs in Orange County Small Claims Courts
  • Elected Trustee, Coast Community College District 11/4/08, re-elected 11/2012
  • Girl Scout Leader for 10 years
  • Numerous professional publications, presentations and grants; primary research and teaching areas:  delinquency, law and public policy, service learning, urban problems
  • Member and Past Chair, President’s Scholars Selection Committee, CSUF
  • Team Leader, CSU/Campus Compact Engaged Department Institute—an innovative approach bringing education and community together
  • Previously Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

AWARDS:

  • Nominee for 2014 Association of Community College Trustees' Leadership Award
  • Nominee for 2012 Association of Community College Trustees’ Leadership Award
  • National Women's Political Caucus-OC (Bi-partisan) Jeannette Rankin Courage to Run Award 2012
  • CSUF Outstanding Faculty Recognition for Service to the University
  • CSUF Distinguished Faculty Award from CSUF Alumni Association
  • CSUF Outstanding Faculty Recognition for Creating Substantive Learning Opportunities for Students in the Community that Coincide with Classroom Instruction
  • CSUF Humanities and Social Sciences Award for Outstanding Service and 
    Contributions to Student Success
  • CSUF Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Award  

     Family Photo:  Kai, Lisa, Rachel, Alex, Jenna, Lorraine, Keya, Jerry

 LORRAINE PRINSKY, PH.D., AN EXPERIENCED EDUCATOR, PROMOTING EXCELLENCE
AT COAST COLLEGES FOR OUR STUDENTS AND OUR COMMUNITY


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