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We Won!

Friends:
The votes have  been counted and I am very grateful to say that I won.  The results are as follows:

Don Singer:15,996  votes or 61.64%

Sam Irwin:   9,953 votes or 38.36%.

Like most ventures this success is due to many of  you who assisted me in this campaign by doing such things  as cavassing with me, contributing to  my campaign, giving me names of  other persons to contact, or providing me good advice as to how to conduct the campaign and to all of you I say thank you very much.
I am looking forward to again serving the  20,000 plus students who attend Crafton Hills College or San Bernardino Valley College and working with my Board colleagues and  the staffs of the colleges and District to assist these students in achieving their goals, whether that be to transfer to a four-year university,  obtain a vocational certificate which leads to a good-paying job, or  taking a course or two for personal or  professional  advancement.
Again, thank you all for your  help and now it is on to assisting the students and residents of the San Bernardino Community District as a member of the Board of Trustees.

October 7 Campaign Update

With a few weeks to go before Election Day, I wanted to provide everyone with a campaign update.

It is important to me to speak with the voters directly.  I have enjoyed attending many meetings and candidate forums in Redlands and Loma Linda.  I have also walked several precincts in the district, knocked on doors, and heard from voters.  I have also walked my own precinct with our Congressman, Pete Aguilar, who has endorsed me for re-election.  If you would like me to visit your neighborhood, contact me directly.

Our lawn signs are available for your yard or street.  If you would like one, please contact me with your name and address.  I will deliver it to you as soon as possible.

My Endorsements

I am proud to receive an endorsement of my candidacy from the following organizations:

San Bernardino / Riverside AFL-CIO
Southwest Council of Carpenters
Boilermakers Local 92 – Bloomington
Cement Masons Local 500 – Colton
Electrical Workers Local 477 – San Bernardino
Laborers Local 783 – San Bernardino
UA Plumbers & Fitters Local 364 – Colton
Teamsters Local 166 – Bloomington

Top 10 Facts About Don

Here are 10 facts about me:

  1. I have my Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University of Southern California
  2. I have lived in Redlands for 35+ years
  3. I have taught in the classroom.  I have teaching experience at all educational levels, from middle school/junior high to university
  4. I was President and a member of the Redlands Human Relations Commission
  5. I am a member of the Redlands Noon Kiwanis Club
  6. I have authored many articles on community college needs and concerns, published in community college and educational journals
  7. I was President of Crafton Hills College from 1982 to 1990.
  8. I was President of San Bernardino Valley College from 1990 to 1997
  9. I am married to Joanne, have three adult children, and three grandchildren
  10. I still get in three sets of tennis once a week

     

My Accomplishments

Don Singer Trustee Accomplishments

These are some of my proudest accomplishments as a member of the board of the San Bernardino Community College District.

  • Helped the graduates of our two colleges earn higher wages and salaries through our 22 award-winning career education programs
  • Built stronger bridges with our neighboring K-12 school districts to foster a college-going culture
  • Launched a partnership with the University of La Verne to award Bachelor’s Degrees at Crafton Hills College.
  • Supported at least 100 local businesses to give their workers new and improved work skills
  • Modernized and invested $44 million in the future of KVCR-TM and KVCR-FM to ensure that the stories of the Inland Empire get out to the public
  • Saved taxpayers $10 million by refinancing bonds from Measure M and Measure P

If elected, I will continue to build on this record of accomplishment in the next four years.

My Ballot Statement

Don Singer Campaign Statement

Attached above is my official campaign ballot statement.  Every voter in the community college district will have a sample ballot mailed to them.  This same statement above will appear in the sample ballot statement.

In the next four years, my focus is making more of our local high school students aware of the opportunity to improve their lives – without building up massive student loan debt.  Our affordable community college programs can do just that.

Finally, feel free to contact me to ask me any specific questions you may have about community colleges or SBDDC.  Thank you!

Welcome!

Welcome to my website!

My name is Don Singer.  I am running for District 4 Trustee for the San Bernardino Community College District.  Here’s a map of District 4.

If you live here, I ask for your vote on November 6, 2018.

This site is under construction for a few more days.  In the mean time, feel free to visit my Facebook page.  We will be up and running very soon.