Bilbrey is CSEA’s 44th president since 1927
Michael Bilbrey was elected today as the new California School Employees Association President. Bilbrey, a bookstore operations coordinator at Citrus Community College in Glendora, is the 44th association president since 1927.
“It is my distinct honor and privilege to lead this great association,” Bilbrey said. “As we move forward with rebuilding California public schools and reclaiming the California Dream, I will continue to work to improve the lives of our 208,000 members, the 6 million students we serve and the 38 million residents of our great state.”
Delegates at CSEA’s 87th Annual Conference also elected Ben Valdepeña as the association’s First Vice President. Valdepeña is a lead custodian at Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District. Delores Rodriguez, a special education secretary with Corona Norco Unified School District, was elected CSEA Second Vice President; and Kerry Woods, a senior records clerk with Fullerton Joint Union High School District, was elected CSEA Secretary.
The California School Employees Association is the largest classified school employees union in the United States, representing more than 208,000 school support staff throughout California.
CSEA members perform a wide range of essential work in our public schools and community colleges, including security, food services, office and clerical work, school maintenance and operations, transportation, academic assistance and paraeducator services, library and media assistance, computer services and more.