Re-elected to Retain a Fiscally Responsible Board

Improving Education, Lowering Tuition & Reducing Taxes

Fulfilling My Promises

Improving Education

  • 2018 - voted with the majority to eliminate collective bargaining with faculty union
  • 2017 -  sponsored budget changes that provides annual funding for maintenance of college buildings and student spaces without new General Obligation Bonds or State funding
  • 2016 - sponsored a study, Organizational Change at Maricopa Community Colleges, to improve student graduation rates and promote cost efficiencies 

Lowering Tuition

  • 2018 - voted with fiscally responsible majority to lower tuition
  • 2018 - voted with fiscally responsible majority to lower student course fees by 50%
  • 2017 and 2016 voted with fiscally responsible majority against higher tuition

Reducing Taxes

  • 2018 - 2017 - 2016
    voted against higher property taxes
  • 2018 - promoted new funding model eliminating the need for future general obligation bonds & higher taxes
  • 2018 - sponsored a transformation plan for Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation that increases student scholarships while fixing operational problems