College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Gov. Jerry Brown appoints political science major as newest student trustee

Juan F. Garcia is appointed to represent nearly half a million CSU students

Juan F. Garcia CSU Student Regent
Governor Jerry Brown appointed Juan F. Garcia, to the California State University Board of Trustees on August 13, 2018. 
Garcia, 19, is a resident of Rancho Cucamonga and has been a student at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona since 2016, where he has served as legislative affairs secretary of the university’s Associated Students Inc. since 2017. Garcia is also a member of the Kellogg Honors College.
Garcia has been an Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) tutor for the Pomona Unified School District since 2017, a legal intern and Spanish translator at Tsang and Associates and an intern for Gavin Newsom’s gubernatorial campaign in 2017. 
Garcia joins current student trustee Emily Hinton, and will serve as a non-voting trustee for the first year of his appointment.
The California State University Board of Trustees is the 25-member board that adopts regulations and policies governing the CSU system. The board includes two current CSU students that represent the CSU’s 484,000 students.