Board President Micah Ali and Charles Davis have been re-elected to another term as members of Compton Unified School District's (CUSD) Governing Board of Trustees, and will be joined by newly-elected Board Member Sandra F. Moss.
Compton residents also voted for Measure S, which will fund the improvement of school facilities.
As a result a new Compton High School will be built and major improvements will be made to aging schools including Jefferson and Roosevelt elementary schools in an effort to provide students with 21st century learning environments.
Micah Ali has been on the Compton school board since 2007 and has served as Board President for three years. He is a proud product of Compton Unified and is an alumnus of Compton High School.
The Board President also serves as Vice President of the LA County School Trustees Association; President of the Compton Creek Mosquito Abatement District Board of Trustees; member of the Board of Directors of the Friends of Ballona Wetlands; and a member of the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) Environmental Justice Advisory Group.
A long-time Compton resident, CUSD Board Member Charles Davis previously sat on the Compton Community College District’s (CCCD) Board of Trustees and served as Compton’s city clerk for over 30 years.
Davis was first elected to the school board in 2013. Over the past year he has served as the Compton school board's legislative representative.
He is a graduate of California State University, Los Angeles with a Bachelor's degree in Business. Board Member Davis has also owned several businesses in the city, served as a board member for Compton's Salvation Army and YMCA, and served as a California City Clerk's Association officer.
New Board Member Sandra F. Moss is a mother and grandmother, who has worked with the Los Angeles County Probation Department for over 20 years.
She holds an Associate's degree in Business Economics, a Bachelor's in Sociology, and a Master's degree in Public Administration from National University.
Moss has also served as the PTA president for three schools and supports the community through her "Rites of Passage" mentoring program for boys (age 14 to 24), her participation on Compton Mayor Aja Brown's Community Task Force, and as an adjunct professor at West Los Angeles College for hundreds of juvenile corrections officers and deputy probation officers.