Barbara J. Jay
Area 3: Includes Laguna Beach, Aliso Viejo, Dana Point and parts of Laguna Hills, Newport Beach, San Clemente and unincorporated areas
Dr. Barbara J. Jay was elected to serve on the board of trustees for area 3 representing Laguna Beach, Aliso Viejo, Dana Point and parts of Laguna Hills, Newport Beach, San Clemente and unincorporated areas until 2020.
Dr. Jay is a retired dentist. She was also a business owner and brings experience in payroll, contracts, marketing and working with public agencies.
She has been actively involved in the college community for many years, attending performing arts functions and supporting the college foundations and scholarship fundraising efforts. She is an active volunteer in the community and a teacher in her church ministry.
"Quality education requires outstanding professors and motivated students," Dr. Jay said. "We must protect educational quality. This will be my top priority as a trustee of the district. The community colleges are a bridge to success, education and hiring. They provide pathways to four-year colleges and universities but also offer critical basic skills and lifelong learning opportunities that lead to employment and personal enrichment."
Dr. Jay attended Los Angeles City College, University of California, Davis, University of California, Berkeley and completed her D.D.S. from University of Southern California.
She resides in Dana Point and has two children and five grandchildren. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.