Current School Board Member
Cecilia Mendez was raised in Southwest Stockton and is a native of Stockton USD Area 1. In 2016, she was elected to her first term as a member of the Stockton Board of Education, where she currently serves as the Board’s Clerk.
Mendez is a community activist with almost 15 years of experience advocating for student and parent rights. She currently serves as a Trustee and is a former President of Stockton District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC), where she has volunteered since 1996.
Mendez has shared three top priorities in her campaign this year:
- College and Career Readiness
- Student Achievement
Mendez lives in Stockton and is mother to three children, two of whom have attended Stockton USD schools.