by City College staff
Dr. Anita Grier was sworn in as President of the Board of Trustees of City College of San Francisco by Mayor Gavin Newsom at a ceremony March 1 at City Hall. Julio J. Ramos took the oath of office as Vice President. Both will serve throughout 2007.
Dr. Anita Grier, Ed. also served as President of the Board in 2003 and 2000, and Vice President in 1998. Dr. Grier was elected to the Board of Trustees in 1998 and re-elected in 2002 and 2006.
A graduate of City College of San Francisco, Trustee Grier holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from San Francisco State University and a Doctoral degree from the University of San Francisco.
Dr. Grier has extensive experience in education, of administrator, principal, program manager, special education teacher, program administrator and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Director at San Francisco Unified School District. She currently serves on the Boards of two community college associations: the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) and the California Community College Trustees (CCCT).
Trustee Ramos was elected to the City College of San Francisco Board in 2000 and re-elected in 2004. Mr. Ramos is a trial attorney in private practice and a former state attorney with the California Public Utilities Commission. He is a graduate of Columbia University Law School in New York, a past recipient of a Coro Foundation Fellowship in Public Affairs, a graduate of Pitzer College with a B.A. in Political Studies, and has been awarded the California Commendation Medal by the California Army National Guard. He also has been an English Teacher in Japan under a program sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Education.