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Martin Block's Biography

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Full Name:

Martin 'Marty' Block

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Cindy

Home City:

College Area, CA

Religion:

Jewish

Attended, Political Science, Syracuse University

BA, Education, Indiana University

BA, Political Science, Indiana University

JD, College of Law, DePaul University

Senator, California State Senate, District 39, 2012-2016

Assembly Member, California State Assembly, District 78, 2008-2012

Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2004

Former Member, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force, San Diego County

Former Member, Arts Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Business, Professions, and Economic Development Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Commission on Children, Youth and Families, San Diego County

Former Member, Defense and Aerospace Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Education Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Governmental Organization Committee, California State Senate

Former Member, Joint Committee on Arts, California State Assembly

Former Member, Subcommittee 1 on Education, California State Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on California's Innovation, Technology and LIfe, California State Senate

Former Member, Subcommittee on Emergencies, Disaster Response and Port Security, California State Senate

Statewide Co-Chair, California Community Colleges Underfunded District Caucus, 2004-2006

Retired Professor, San Diego State University

Former Dean, San Diego State University

Former Director, San Diego State University

Former Judge Pro Tempore, San Diego Superior Court

Director, Student Legal Services, Western Illinois University, 1978-1979

History Teacher, Illinois School District 68, District 68, 1972-1978

Former Member, Board of Directors, California School Boards Association

Former President, Board of Education, San Diego County

Former President, California County Boards of Education

Former Member, California Faculty Association

Former President, District Board of Trustees, San Diego Community College

Former Member, Illinois Education Association

Founding Chair, National Higher Education Law and Policy Institute

Former President, San Diego Chapter, American Jewish Committee

Former Member, San Diego Children’s Initiative

Founding Chair, San Diego Latino Coalition

Former Government Relations Chair, San Diego Multiple Sclerosis Society

President, San Diego-Imperial Counties Community College Association, 2004-2006

Awards:

March of Dimes Legislative Champion Award; Courageous Leadership Award, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce; 2013 Solar Champion Award; Distinguished Service Award, Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego President's Award; Lanterman Award, California Association for Postsecondary Education and Disability; Oral Health Policy Champion Award, County of San Diego HHSA

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