The son of a single mother and grandson of farmworkers, Gilbert Felix was born and raised in the Central Valley. Gilbert worked his way through college, attending local public schools including Fresno City College and Fresno State. He knows firsthand that our community colleges are a ticket to the middle class. Gilbert is running for Trustee to keep our local community colleges accessible and affordable so students can earn a degree, start a career, and help grow our economy.
As Trustee, Gilbert will invest in training our firefighters, police officers, and first responders to keep our community safe. He will work to expand our nursing program to meet Central Valley healthcare needs. He will advocate to increase course sections, dual enrollment programs, and career technical education to help students get ahead and learn the skills needed for today’s job market. Gilbert will invest taxpayer dollars responsibly as we build new classrooms and facilities across the community college district.
Gilbert has dedicated his career to public service. For over a decade he has worked as a legislative and public policy advocate at every level of government from Fresno City Hall to the United States Congress. He has delivered millions of dollars in state and federal investments to underserved communities across the Central Valley. He will bring homegrown leadership to our community college district and deliver real results for Central Valley students and families.
On November 8th, vote Gilbert Felix for State Center Community College Trustee Area 5.
State Center Community College District is one of the largest community college districts in California with over 69,000 students enrolled annually across five campuses: Fresno City College, Clovis Community College, Reedley College, Madera College, and Oakhurst. The district serves 1.7 million people in Fresno, Madera, and Tulare counties. SCCCD is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees.
Trustee Area 5 includes urban areas in south Fresno such as Downtown and historic neighborhoods around Tower District and West Fresno.
Gilbert Felix for SCCCD Trustee Area 5, 2022
PO Box 4854 Fresno, CA 93744
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