Personnel Commission

A picture of Richard F. Gaylord.

Richard F. Gaylord

Mr. Richard Gaylord is the Board of Trustees’ appointee. He has been a licensed real estate broker for 40 years and served as President of both the California and the National Associations of REALTORS®. Mr. Gaylord has been active in numerous community organizations, having served as Chairman of both the City of Long Beach Civil Service and Planning Commissions. He also served as Chairman of the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners. In addition to other honors and awards, Mr.

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Thomas Hamilton
Vice Chairperson

Mr. Thomas Hamilton is the Classified Employees’ appointee. He has lived and worked in Long Beach the majority of his life, having been a former student of Long Beach City College and an employee of LBCC for 20 years before retiring in June 2018. Mr. Hamilton worked at the Pacific Coast Campus as a Vocational Instructional Technician in Cabinet Making/Carpentry and, prior to his retirement, he served for 6 years as the Council of Classified Employees President. As a former student, employee, and Union President, Mr.

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A picture of Jeannine McManigal-Ball.

Jeannine McManigal-Ball

Ms. Jeannine McManigal-Ball is the Commissioners’ appointee of the Board of Trustees and Classified Employees Union. She graduated from Long Beach City College before receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern California, a Master’s Degree from Cal State Long Beach, and an Administrative Credential from the University of California at Irvine. She is recently retired from Los Alamitos High School, after 35 years in education, and has been an active union member throughout. In 2018, she was honored as Orange County Outstanding Arts Educator.

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