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Jesus Holguin

Jesus Holguín was elected to the National PTA board in September 2019. He has previously served on he board as an at-large member.  on the National PTA Board of Directors. Holguín is a supporter of public education in many ways and has served on the Moreno Valley Unified School District governing Board for over 17 years.

From 2014-2015 he served as President of the California School Boards Association (CSBA) and one of his top priorities was to promote and enforce the inclusion of visual and performing arts as part of the core curriculum in all California public schools.

Committed to providing a quality education to the children of his community, Holguín has also served as president of the Riverside County School Boards Association, president of the Moreno Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and board member of ACCESS to the Future.

In addition, he has been an officer of the California Latino School Board Members Association for a number of years. Holguín has spent over 17 years involved in school and district-level parent groups, including PTA, Site Council, Year round, GATE, High School Curriculum, Safety Task Force committees and the Booster Club. He also provides translation services for Spanish-speaking audiences at board meetings.

Employed by the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools for nearly 35 years, Holguín has extensive experience in school finance. He earned his bachelor of science in business administration from California State University, San Bernardino.

He and his wife, Patricia have three adult daughters and one grandson.