Improving Our Schools

Worked to Increase Funding for Coachella Valley Schools

Fought to reform state education funding formulas to increase funding for Coachella Valley schools.

Named “Legislator of the Year” by the California School Boards Association

Photo caption. While President of the Indio Rotary Club, I founded the Math Field Day program to promote math among the youth. 

Honored with the Champion of Children Award

Honored by the California Association for the Education of Young Children for my efforts to provide programs that teach children and teens to recognize threats and safely escape dangerous situations.