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California State AssemblyCandidate for District 37

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Stephen Blum

Teacher/Attorney
9,278 votes (6.1%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Environment/Climate Change
  • Wealth Gap
  • Education

Experience

Experience

Profession:Teacher/Attorney
Professor, California Lutheran University (2015–current)
State Appointed Attorney, California Parole Board (2006–current)
Trustee, Ventura County Community College District — Elected position (2006–2018)
Union President, Ventura Unified Education Association (2006–2014)
Teacher/Coach, Ventura Unified School District (1980–2014)

Education

California Lutheran University and Ventura College of Law BA, MA, Juris Doctorate, BA - History, MA in Education and JD in law (2006)

Community Activities

Graduate School of Education Advisory Board Member, California Lutheran University (2017–current)
Attorney, Grey Law (2008–2010)

Biography

STEPHEN P. BLUM, Esq.

Ventura, Ca.  93001

Phone: 805-660-8959

 email: blumper2@gmail.com

 

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

2006 to 2018                           Ventura County Community College District Trustee

2014 to 2018                           California Community College League Trustee

2015 to 2016                           State Chancellor’s Accreditation Task Force

2016 to 2018                           Ventura County School Boards’ Association Treasurer

1997-2001 & 2005 to 2013     Ventura Unified Education Association President

2005 to 2013                           Gold Coast Insurance Trust Director

EDUCATION

2005                            Juris Doctorate - Ventura School of Law

1990                            Master’s Degree in Education – California Lutheran University

1979                            California Single Subject Teaching Credential – California Lutheran University

1977                            Bachelor of Arts in History – California Lutheran University

1973                            High School Diploma - Pomona High School

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES

1979 to Present           California Teaching Credential

2006 to Present           California State Bar License 

TEACHING/COACHING EXPERIENCE

2015 to Present           Education Law Professor – California Lutheran University

2013 to 2015               Education Law Professor – Vanguard University

2000 – 2005                Foothill Technology High School: Physical Education, Independent Study PE

1983 – 1999                Buena High School: Social Studies, Physical Education, Cross-Country, Track

1980 – 1983                Ventura Unified School District Adult Education: Multiple Subjects

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

2006 to Present           Parole Hearings for Mentally Disordered Offenders - Independent Contractor for California Parole Board  

2007 to 2009               Grey Law Legal Services Provider

 

PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS & HONORS

2019                            California Lutheran University Adjunct Faculty Teaching Excellence Award for Graduate School of Education

2019                            Inducted into California Lutheran University Sports Hall of Fame

2014                            Inducted into Ventura County Sports Hall of Fame

2006                                              Passed California Bar Exam – 1st attempt

1995- 2003                  American Record Holder – Men’s Master’s Road 5K

1995                            Master’s Track & Field National Champion in 5,000 & 10,000 meters

COACHING EXPERIENCE ACHIEVEMENTS & HONORS

1984 – 2001                Head Girl’s Girls Cross Country & Track & Field Coach, Buena High School

1983, 1984, 1994        Ventura County Cross Country Coach of the Year

1983 – 1995 & 1997   24 Channel League Cross Country & Track & Field Championships

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