Mr. Darwin Thorpe
Board of Trustees' Appointee
Mr. Darwin Thorpe is the Union's appointee. He has been an active resident of the City of Long Beach for forty-three years. Mr. Thorpe is a retired biology college professor. His previous community involvement includes being a past member and president of the Long Beach City College District Board of Trustees, the Long Beach Community College District Personnel Commission, the Personnel Commissioner's Association of Southern California, and the State Faculty Association of the California Community Colleges. Mr. Thorpe is a former vice president and current member of the California Federation of Teachers. He is also a member of the U.S. Navy Restoration Advisory Board for the Long Beach Naval Complex, and Long Beach Organic, a sustainable gardening organization.