The Coast Community College District Board of Trustees elected new officers on December 10 for the 2022 calendar year, during its yearly organizational meeting. With unanimous votes, Trustee Mary Hornbuckle was elected board president, Trustee Lorraine Prinsky was elected board vice president, and Trustee Jim Moreno was elected board clerk. Trustee Hornbuckle succeeds Trustee Moreno in the role of president.
“This past year has been like none other, and I thank Trustee Moreno for leading us through the difficulty and unpredicatability of a global pandemic,” Trustee Hornbuckle said. “It is my hope that this next year will see this crisis dinimish and the Coast District emerging stronger than ever.”
Trustee Hornbuckle has previously held the roles of board president, vice president, and clerk. Hornbuckle has served on the Community College League of California Advisory Committee on Educational Services. She resides in the City of Costa Mesa, where she previously served as mayor and councilmember.
Board members were also appointed to various internal and external committees during the reorganization meeting and are expected to report on the activities of those committees during board meetings throughout the year.
The current Board of Trustees listing is as follows:
- President – Mary Hornbuckle (Area 4)
- Vice President – Lorraine Prinsky, Ph.D. (Area 3)
- Clerk – Jim Moreno (Area 1)
- Trustee – David Grant (Area 5)
- Trustee – Jerry Patterson (Area 2)
About the Coast Community College District
The Coast Community College District is located in Orange County and is among the largest districts in the United States. The District’s three colleges – Coastline College, Golden West College, and Orange Coast College – provide traditional degree and transfer opportunities, career and technical training, basic skills, English as a Second Language, and other community programs. Thanks to the Measure M community bond funding approved by voters in 2012, the Coast Colleges are in the midst of a $698 million revitalization of educational and student support infrastructure.