Name : Ms. Laura Casas Frier
Also known as : Laura
Age : 57
Place of residence : Cupertino
Attended college : Yes
College : California State University, Northridge
Degree : BA in Political Science
Year of graduation : 1978
University : Univ. of Santa Clara, School of Law
Area of research : Law, Juris Doctorate
Year of graduation : 1982
Job titles held : Senior Legal Claims Specialist
Employers : Commercial Liability Carrier
Party affiliation : Other
Party affiliation : N/A
Running for a: Local office
Running for position: Trustee, Foothill - De Anza Community College Board
Previous elective offices : Calif. State University, Northridge- Elected as Associated Student Senator for the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Unsuccessful bids for elective offices :
Address PO Box 3788
Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/lauracasasfrier
Statement of Laura Casas Frier Candidate for Governing Board, Foothill-De Anza Community College District Occupation: Incumbent Education and Qualifications: I am currently Vice-President of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s Board of Trustees, Member of the Audit and Finance Committee and Board Member since 2006. I also member of the state wide California Community College League Board.
During my tenure, the state gave the district outstanding evaluations, even as our funding was cut $20,000 million. As Board Member, I strive to continue delivering a while maintaining academic excellence and effective and judicious management of renovation, construction and technology projects. Clear academic goals at the community college level promote readiness for university academics, with emphasis in the areas if science, technology, engineering and math.
A community college education is not only about access to an education but about success in education. I will keep supporting programs that ready students for the workforce or promote transfer to a four-year university.
Credentials: Juris Doctorate, University of Santa Clara Law School; commercial liability insurance experience; Board member of ALearn, helping first generation students succeed in college: Board Member of Children Now, a public policy organization where children are first. Key endorsement: The Foothill – De Anza Board of Trustees.