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Marin Community College DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Eva Long

63,005 votes (17.57%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Guiding our College through the COVID-19 crisis, with priority to health and safety; and safe-guarding students' direct instructional time.
  • Innovative programs for students and adult populations, without deficit spending.
  • Earnestly addressing racial and diversity issues as a District with results through a process that is transparent, balanced and inclusive with elements of reconciliation.



Profession:CEO, Educator, Gerontologist/Medical Researcher
Founder and President, Center for Longevity, Transition, and Renewal (1994–current)
President, Excellence Launch Associates (1994–current)
Founder and President, Ahlers and Long Associates (1994–current)


San Francisco State University Bachelor’s, Education (current)
Stanford University Master’s, Educational Administration, Curriculum and Supervision (current)
San Francisco State University Master’s, Art (current)
Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara Doctorate, Educational Research (current)


  • Ross Valley Sanitary Service District Board of Directors: 1996-1999
  • Marin County Democratic Central Committee 26 years from 1993 to January, 2020
  • Past Chairperson & Commissioner, three terms appointed by the State Board of Education, State of California Curriculum and Instructional Materials Commission, 1993-1997
  • 1993- 2006 Dr. Long was nominated and selected by California State Department of Education under the authority of the California State Board of Education to conduct Certified Evaluations of under-performing Districts and schools mandated by law to improve.
  • For more than 12 years, Dr. Long worked closely with the responsibility of a management process toward significant higher student achievement in school reform. A time of some of the darkest years in student achievement in California education by Dr. Long’s “know how” and earning respect while instituting a training Program in turning around Districts and schools for higher achievement, and support of its community.
  • Marin County Workforce Investment Board: 1993-1998
  • Marin County Red Cross Board of Directors: 1998-2008
  • Marin Retired Teachers Association Board of Directors: 2012-2015
  • Kentfield Planning Advisory Council: 2010-2016
  • Stanford University Alumni Association Board of Directors: Marin County, and Sonoma Count (Partnership Liaison) 2012-2020
  • Past President of National Women’s Political Caucus, Marin Chapter: 1993-2010
  • Past President, & Member Marin Coalition 1993-2016
  • Marin County Asian American Alliance Board of Directors at Large Representative 1993-2016
  Professional Memberships:
  • American Association of University Women Marin Chapter (Since 1993, and prior from graduation onward 1963 B.A., MA, Ph.D. to present).
  • College of Marin Emeritus College member.
  • College of Marin’s Emeritus College Club: Ethics & Morals Lectures From 1999 = onward to present. Also presented lectures on Medical Science Research, Living with Passion and Zest in Life/Work for the Emeritus Program
  Regional Honors: Dr. Eva Long has dedicated more than 21 years of service to the Marin Community College District as a Trustee. She has been recognized for her civic work since 1999 commitment to our College and our Marin Community.  


  • Community College League of California, Fulfilling Trust Award for Civic Service 1999-2021
  • Marin County Women’s Hall of Fame Award 2020-2021
  • National & Regional Honors:
  • Rockefeller Foundation Award 1977-1978
  • Ford Foundation Award 1977
  • Marcus Foster Community Award (Civic Rights Recognition) 1978
  • Fulbright Scholar Award 1998

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