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Rosaura Segura elected President of Napa Valley College Board of Trustees

NAPA, CA, JANUARY 22, 2020 – The Napa Valley College board of trustees has elected Rosaura Segura of St. Helena as board president for 2020. 

An upvalley community leader and longtime member of the St. Helena Catholic Church, Segura has been an immigration services provider for 31 years in St. Helena and owns a small vineyard in Lake County.

A former board member of the St. Helena Public School Foundation and the St. Helena Boys and Girls Club Board, Segura currently serves on the Cinco de Mayo Golf Tournament committee, which raises funds for the three migrant farmworker centers in Napa Valley. She chaired the Napa County Migrant Farmworker Committee for ten years and served on the Institute of Mexicans Abroad  (Instituto de Mexicanos en el Exterior) as an advisor to the Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary.

Segura was first elected to the NVC board of trustees in 2016 and is serving the final year of her second term. She will be up for reelection in November of this year.

“It is with great honor and pleasure that I accepted the nomination and election to the presidency (chair) to the NVC board of trustees from my fellow trustees,” said Segura. “I look forward to serving the District and continuing our work with a commitment to student success.”

Michael Baldini, first elected in 2002 and currently the longest serving member of the board of trustees, was elected vice president for 2020.

By state law, the Napa Valley Community College District is under the control of a Board of Trustees composed of seven community members. Elected from within established areas of the district, trustees serve four-year terms.  

About Napa Valley College
Napa Valley College prepares students for evolving roles in a diverse, dynamic, and interdependent world. The college is an accredited open-access, degree- and certificate-granting institution that is committed to student achievement through high-quality programs and services that are continuously evaluated and improved. The college serves students and the community in the following areas:  transfer courses, career-technical education and training, basic skills, and self-supporting contract education and community education classes. Napa Valley College is located at 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway in Napa. Learn more at napavalley.edu.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT
: Holly Dawson, Public Information Officer, Napa Valley College
(707) 256-7112
holly.dawson@napavalley.edu

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