SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Wednesday announced the following appointments: First, Aida Molina, 61, of Bakersfield, has been reappointed to the California State Board of Education, where she has served since 2011. Molina has served as assistant superintendent of academic improvement and accountability for the Bakersfield City School District since 2013, where she served as executive director from 2005 to 2012 and as a principal from 2001 to 2005.
Molina served as a principal for the Sacramento City Unified School District from 1999 to 2001 and served in several positions for the Galt Joint Union Elementary School District from 1992 to 1999, including assistant principal, district bilingual lead teacher, bilingual resource teacher and bilingual teacher.
Molina is a member of the Association of California School Administrators, California Association for Bilingual Education and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. She was a member of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing from 2004 to 2007. Molina earned a Master of Arts degree in educational administration from California State University, Sacramento. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Molina is a Democrat.
Trish Williams, 64, of San Diego, has been reappointed to the California State Board of Education, where she has served since 2011. Williams was executive director at EdSource from 1992 to 2011, a consultant to the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth from 1982 to 1989 and served as a management analyst at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 1981 to 1982, where she was a presidential management fellow from 1979 to 1981.
Williams earned a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of Tulsa. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Williams is a Democrat.