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San Diego Unified School DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area A

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Crystal Trull

Educator/Nonprofit Consultant
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • ACCOUNTABILITY: The current board lacks strategy and is distant and aloof. Programs are implemented without long-term planning and parents are not heard. SOLUTION: I will address wasteful spending and regularly meet with parents and comm
  • PRIORITIZE RESOURCES: Teachers don’t have basic supplies and programs are under-funded. SOLUTION: I will work to re-direct resources to directly support student success.
  • EXCELLENCE: San Diego is known for innovation and excellence, yet half of SD District students are failing basic subjects like math and English. SOLUTION: I will partner with the region’s experts and local community to make the district a



Profession:Educator and Nonprofit Consultant
Adjunct Faculty, University of San Diego (2015–current)
Lecturer, University of California San Diego (2017–current)
Principal, CT Consulting (2007–current)
Board Member, City of San Diego Citizen's Review Board on Police Practices — Appointed position (2003–2005)
Board Member, City of San Diego Citizen's Review Board on Police Practices — Appointed position (2003–2004)


University of San Diego Doctorate of Philosophy, Leadership Studies with an emphasis on Nonprofits and Philanthropy (2019)
University of San Diego Master's of Arts, Nonprofit Management and Leadership (2005)
San Diego State University Bachelor of Arts, Political Science with a Minor in Middle Eastern Studies (1998)

Community Activities

Board Member, Holmes Elementary PTA (2014–current)
Board Member, Marston Middle School PTSA (2018–current)
Board President, Recreational Music Center (2019–current)
Partnership Chair, Women of Vision San Diego Chapter (2011–2013)
Board Member, Clairemont Town Council (2004–2005)

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