Meet the Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees governs on behalf of the citizens of the West Valley-Mission Community College District in accordance with the authority granted and duties defined in Education Code Section 70902.
Click on the links in the box to the right to view Board documents such as agendas and minutes; photographs of Board members; and District Policies and Procedures. The yearly calendar of Board meetings is posted below.
Links to maps of each Trustee Area are listed below, next to the name of the Trustee currently holding that seat.
The Board of Trustees also sits as the District's Land Corporation. More information regarding this organization is available at the link to the left.
Contact the Board
A message may be sent to all members of the Board of Trustees by clicking on the following link: All Trustees
A message can be sent to an individual Board member by clicking on the appropriate name:
Trustee Anne Kepner - Trustee Area 3
Trustee Adrienne Grey - Trustee Area 6
Trustee Jack Lucas - Trustee Area 5
Trustee Robert Owens - 2015 Board President, Trustee Area 2
Trustee Chad Walsh - 2015 Board Vice President, Trustee Area 7
Trustee Karl Watanabe - Trustee Area 1
Vacant - Trustee Area 4
To determine the Trustee Area in which you reside, please visit the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters website at www.sccgov.org/sites/rov.
District Information and District Documents
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the West Valley-Mission Community College District has seven-member elected Board of Trustees and a dedicated staff that serve its two Colleges. West Valley College (www.westvalley.edu) in Saratoga and Mission College (www.missioncollege.org) in Santa Clara are on the cutting edge among higher education institutions in the Silicon Valley. Every semester, thousands of students enroll in courses at the Colleges or take online, off-campus, or non-credit courses and seminars offered through a variety of programs. These programs are aimed at meeting the training and retraining needs of the Silicon Valley community.
Click on the links below to view the following documents:
District Mission Statement
District Strategic Plan
Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule, 2015
Board of Trustees Goals, 2014-15
District Goals, 2013-14
Fiscal Year 2015-16 Final District Budget
The District's 2008 Organizational Review is available at: