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Lodi Unified School DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area 2

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Richard A. Vasquez

Small Business Owner
4,110 votes (36.82%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • I believe that students and parents should be well informed about how to learn through the current pandemic. Thus, creating a learning curve for safety and distance learning. The objective of the new learning system would include creating different o
  • As a trustee I gained an experience of learning and understand how the educational system can empower students learning daily. This opportunity helped me become more developed for educating students about higher learning and or motivating students to
  • My long-term goal is to ensure the safety of students and staff. I also would like to help change policies that help students in the District. Also creating opportunities for student engagement and student community involvement.



Profession:Legal Consultant
Richard's Consulting Management, Owner (2018–current)
San Joaquin Delta College Trustee Area 4, Community College — Elected position (2014–2018)


Humphreys University Masters In Education (2019)
Humphreys University Bachelors in Legal Studies (2018)

Community Activities

Vice President, Stockton Kiwanis Club (2019–current)
Member, Stockton Measure W Committee (2018–current)
Member, Community Action Board (2018–current)
Member, Lodi Loins Internationals (2016–2018)
Member, Lodi Homeless Commission (2015–2016)


Richard Vasquez was born in San Joaquin Valley and has the desire to be supportive as a public servant. He is committed to helping the educational system by running for Lodi Unified School Board. Richard has served as Trustee for San Joaquin Delta College. His devotion for politics provides a voice for students and teachers. He is active in the community as Vice President for Stockton Kiwanis club, he volunteers in events such as Greek festival, Love Lodi and Hutchin Street Square. Richard 's experience on the Stockton Measure W, Lodi community action board, past commissions such as:  Lodi homeless, Lodi arts commission, Lodi pets commission and Lodi lions has strengthen his ability to understand the role of a public servant.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

Richard believes that diversity is the key to student success and achievement. His  Philosophy is that all students must have professional development and academic discipline. Dual enrollment is a positive outcome for all students. However, with the on-going pandemic safety is the motivation for students, teachers and administration. As a trustee, the number one goal is to ensure that distance learning can be a positive outcome for students and educators. Creating a learning curve that enhances the ability for under-setting the technology platforms that will provide successful experiences through distance learning. Once elected I would seek positive opportunities for student engagement, community involvement and changing board policy due to the pandemic. Thus, creating a guideline for parents and students to know how to navigate with home devices and provide academic tools such as Wi-Fi hubs and or stationary learning centers.

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