Trustee Area #1 - Azusa and portions of Duarte Representative
Elected 2013 - Term expires 11/30/2017
Dr. Barbara R. Dickerson was elected as a member of the Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees in 2013. She represents Azusa and portions of Duarte.
Dr. Dickerson served eight years on the Azusa Unified School District. She is actively engaged in the City of Azusa through her work in the Azusa Woman's Club, Soroptimist International of Azusa-Glendora, Neighborhood Homework House, the Community Scholar's and the Education Committee of the Azusa Chamber of Commerce. Her work in her community has earned her honors as the District 24 Woman of the Year and the YWCA Woman of Achievement award.
Dr. Dickerson's professional career began and matured in Arizona. She taught in the K-12 community; first as a classroom teacher and later as a resource provider. Dr. Dickerson has a broad experience in higher education. She has served in key leadership roles in both a private university as well as the largest public university in the nation. Dr Dickerson's experience in Academic Affairs encompassed the Honors College, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College of Education. Her leadership roles in Student Affairs included Counseling and Consultation, Student Media and the Student Union. Each of these experiences provided insights which allowed her to design strategies that influenced student's access and achievement.
After earning her bachelor's degree at Grand Canyon University, Dr. Dickerson earned her doctorate at Arizona State University in Curriculum and Instruction. She currently serves as Executive Director of Neighborhood Homework House, a non-profit community organization, located in Azusa that is dedicated to serving at risk students and their families.