Compton Community College District - Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees



Thomas Henry, Special Trustee



Leslie Irving Leslie Irving, President
Leslie A. Irving is a Compton resident and is employed by the Compton Unified School District (CUSD) as a special education teacher at Ralph Waldo Emerson Elementary School. Prior to working at the CUSD, she worked as an elementary school teacher for the Lynwood Unified School District and an eligibility supervisor for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Services. Irving previously served two terms as a member of the CUSD Board of Trustees. Irving earned a master’s degree in education administration from National University and a bachelor’s degree in American studies from California State University, Dominguez Hills.
Sonia Lopez

Sonia Lopez, Vice President

Sonia Lopez resides in the city of South Gate and is a legislative staff member for California State Senator Holly Mitchell of the 26th District. She previously worked as an office manager for Mitchell when she represented the 54th Assembly District in Los Angeles. Lopez earned a bachelor’s degree in Chicano studies/political science from the University of California, Riverside.

Andres Ramos

Andres Ramos, Clerk

Andres Ramos was elected to the Compton Community College District Board of Trustees for the first time in November 2007 at the age of 22, making him the youngest Latino board member in the District’s history. He is a native of Lynwood and is a product of the Lynwood Unified School District. Ramos attended Long Beach City College and transferred to USC where he earned a bachelor’s degree in communications. Currently, he is pursuing a master’s degree in communication studies at California State University, Los Angeles.

LoWanda Green LoWanda Green, Member
LoWanda Green resides in the city of Compton and has worked as both an educator and an entrepreneur. Green attended El Camino College where she enrolled in business and child development courses. Prior to attending El Camino College, she graduated from Manual Arts High School.
Deborah Sims LeBlanc

Deborah LeBlanc, Member

Deborah Sims LeBlanc resides in the city of Paramount, and is an associate professor for the School of Business and Management at National University in Los Angeles where she has taught for 22 years. She earned a doctorate in public administration and a master’s degree in organizational behavior from the University of La Verne, and a second master’s degree in public administration from USC. At National University, she earned her final three master’s degrees in human services, educational administration and cross-cultural teaching. LeBlanc began her undergraduate education by earning a bachelor’s degree in political science from Cal Poly Pomona.

Marjory Gonzalez

Marjory Gonzalez, Student Trustee

Marjory Gonzalez resides in the city of Lynwood. Currently, she serves as president of the Associated Student Body at ECC Compton Center. She is a graduate of Marco Antonio Firebaugh High School. In spring 2015, she helped establish a Science Club at ECC Compton Center, and currently serves as a board member for the Los Angeles Astronomical Society. She plans to graduate from ECC Compton Center with an associate degree in Spring 2017 and plans to transfer to a four-year university to major in astrophysics.