Retired Trustee Carole Currey 1979-2006
Carole Currey was elected to the Board of Trustees in April 1979 and retired in November 2006. She served five stints as Board chair.
A former member of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board, she has long been involved in a wide range of community and education organizations.
Ms. Currey was elected five times to the California Community College Trustees Board of Directors and served as President in 2001-02. She also served on the Board of the Community College Leadership Development Initiative Foundation and as a lay member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Board of Appeals.
She served on the State Committee of Practitioners for Vocational Education, the Regional Workforce Preparation and Economic Development Act Advisory Group, and the Consultation Task Force on the Review of Participatory Governance.
Ms. Currey is a member of the Santa Monica Historical Society Museum Board of Directors and she serves on the Advisory Board of Family Service of Santa Monica. She is also a member of the National Women's Political Caucus and the League of Women Voters.
She currently teaches current affairs/history classes to older adults and high school diploma courses through the Culver City Unified School District's adult education.
Ms. Currey received her bachelor's degree in history of art and French from Northwestern University and a master's degree in teaching English from Columbia University Teachers College.