Following the counting of almost all ballots, and with a current 5% lead over her opponent, Kristine Kwong on Wednesday announced her victory in the June election for the Pasadena City College Board of Trustees.
“I am so deeply honored by our community to receive their confidence to serve as the Pasadena Community City College Trustee for Area 5. Throughout the campaign, I was greatly moved and inspired by the stories I heard, and I will never forget them.”
Kwong has 52.76% of the vote over 47.24% over Linda S. Wah.
“I am very eager to bring a new focus on responsible leadership and management to PCC.
I also look forward to working with our faculty and staff so that we can build the positive working relationships that will make meaningful changes.”
“I am committed to building an education system that works for all our students and gives them the opportunity to achieve their dreams.”
Kwong is an education lawyer representing both public and private sector entities throughout the State of California in a variety of operational issues such as labor and employment, student issues, operational compliance, and litigation.
Kwong is a long-term resident of South Pasadena, and a graduate of South Pasadena High School. She serves on the Parks & Recreation Commission in South Pasadena and was formerly on the Transportation Commission. Additionally, Kristine is a current member of the Diversity Board at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.