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Folsom Cordova Unified School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Joshua Hoover

Parent/Education Advisor
22,586 votes (27.6%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure a great education for all kids and prepare our students for jobs of the future
  • Strengthen district transparency and accountability
  • Improve inclusion and school climate



Profession:Parent/Education Policy Advisor
Education Policy Advisor, California State Assembly (2011–current)


USC Master of Arts, Public Administration (2015)
UCLA Bachelor of Arts, Political Science/Public Policy (2011)

Community Activities

Member, Folsom Cordova Special Education Community Advisory Committee (2017–current)
Member, Folsom Prison Citizens' Advisory Committee (2017–current)
Member, Folsom Chamber of Commerce (2017–current)
Member, Local PTA (2014–current)


Joshua Hoover is a candidate for the Folsom Cordova Unified School District (FCUSD) Board of Education. A long time Folsom resident, his family moved to the area from the Central Valley in 1999.


Joshua serves as the Policy Director for California State Assemblyman Kevin Kiley, developing the Assemblyman’s annual legislative agenda and advising him on education issues. Throughout his time in the State Legislature, Joshua has worked on education reforms to expand access to technology in the classroom and ensure every child has the opportunity to receive a quality education.


Joshua is a member of the Russell Ranch Elementary PTA and serves on the Folsom Cordova Special Education Community Advisory Committee. As the father of a child on the autism spectrum, Joshua cares deeply about the integration and outcomes of kids with special needs.


Joshua is also a member of the Folsom Prison Citizens’ Advisory Committee, the Folsom Chamber of Commerce, and Folsom’s Leading Young Professionals (FLYP). His other community service activities include Leadership Folsom and volunteering with Lakeside Church.


Joshua earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and public policy from UCLA and a master’s degree in public administration from USC. He lives in Folsom with his wife Nicole and their three children Ayden, Addison, and Austin.

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Folsom Chamber of Commerce
  • Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce
  • Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

Organizations (5)

  • Folsom Cordova Education Association
  • Sacramento County Republican Party
  • North State Building Industry Association
  • Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange
  • GROW Elect

Elected Officials (14)

  • California State Assemblyman Kevin Kiley
  • Folsom Mayor Steve Miklos
  • Former California State Assemblyman Roger Niello
  • Former California State Assembly Minority Leader Mike Villines
  • Sacramento County Supervisor Sue Frost
  • Former Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness
  • Folsom Cordova Unified School District Trustee Zak Ford
  • Folsom City Council Member Andy Morin
  • Folsom Cordova Unified School District Trustee Sarah Aquino
  • Folsom Cordova Unified School District Trustee Chris Clark
  • Los Rios Community College District Trustee John Knight
  • El Dorado Union High School District Trustee Todd White
  • Natomas Unified School District Trustee Micah Grant
  • Rocklin Vice Mayor Joe Patterson

Individuals (5)

  • Folsom Planning Commissioner Tom Scott
  • Folsom Planning Commissioner Justin Raithel
  • Folsom Historic District Commissioner Rosario Rodriguez
  • Folsom Parks and Recreation Commissioner YK Chalamcherla
  • Folsom Parks and Recreation Commissioner David Benevento

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