Change coming to Hancock College board

Posted on Nov 26, 2016

Published in the November 26, 2016 Santa Maria Times. Two incumbents on the Allan Hancock College Board of Trustees — Tim Bennett and Bernard Jones — faced re-election challenges from Dan Hilker and Jeff Hall. Both Bennett and Jones have been on the board for 12 years, while Hilker and Hall are political novices, never having run for office before. Hilker and Hall had the support of the Part-Time Faculty Association, the largest employee...

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Best choices for Hancock College board

Posted on Nov 1, 2016

Published in the November 1, 2016 Santa Maria Times. Despite the sound and fury of the current presidential election, voters should still pay attention to local races. One of those is for the Board of Trustees at Allan Hancock Community College. Two seats are up for re-election: District 2 and District 4. I am supporting Dan Hilker for District 2, and Jeffery Hall for District 4. I am supporting these candidates because I believe teachers...

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