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City of Long BeachCandidate for City Council, District 3

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Greg Magnuson

Educator/Business Owner
2,249 votes (16.5%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Long Beach’s crime rate has climbed for consecutive years, while law enforcement has manpower as declined. This situation is untenable. Greater public safety is priority one
  • Reduce the impact of homelessness in our communities. Homelessness is growing through Long Beach and spreading into residential neighborhoods and business districts. This situation requires real solutions to mitigate impact of this population.
  • Long Beach businesses need relief from onerous conditions so our small business can thrive



A native Southern Californian, Mr. Magnuson was born and raised in Oxnard, CaliforniaHe has resided in Long Beachs 3rd District for more than 30 yearsFollowing hiretirement in 2018 from the position of Superintendent of Schools at the Buena Park School Districthe formed the consulting firm Achievement Systems, LLC and established a professional affiliation with the law firm of Atkinson Andelson Loya Ruud and Romo(AALRR), to continue to lend his experience and knowledge to California school districts. Mr. Magnuson also serves in leadership positions for local non-profit organizations, including Casa Youth Shelter and the Long Beach Yacht Club.


Mr. Magnusons qualifications for 3rd District City Council include real world expertise and experience from over three decades as an executive in the public sector. He has led, advised and collaborated with numerous elected and appointed boards, and agency officials, to positively impact the local communities he has served.


Professional Background

• Interim Deputy Superintendent/Chief Business OfficialSanta Ana Unified School District, 9/2021-2/22 • Owner, Education Management Solutions, 2019-present • Consultant, Education Support Services Group (AALRR), 2019-present • Interim Superintendent/Chief Executive Officer, Huntington Beach City School District, 2020 • Superintendent/Chief Executive Officer, Buena School District, 2008-2018 • Deputy Superintendent/Chief Business Official, Buena Park School District 2002-2008 • President, North Orange County Fringe Benefits Joint Powers Association, 2006-2018 • Board Member, Fiscal Crisis Management Assistance Team Region 92015-16 • ChairOrange County School Superintendents Organization, 2011-2013 • PresidentNorth Orange County Special Education Local Plan Area Superintendent’s Council, 2010-12

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

Mr. Magnuson is registered as no party preference. He believes there are good ideas and solutions to be considered regardless of party affiliation

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