Uduak-Joe Ntuk
Trustee, Area 1

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Trustee Uduak-Joe Ntuk proudly represents Uptown Long Beach on the Long Beach Community College Board of Trustees. Elected in 2018 and re-elected in 2022, he is the first African-American male elected to serve in this capacity since the college’s founding in 1927. 

Earning his Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts at LBCC, which opened the doors for Trustee Ntuk to further his education and pursue a career in engineering. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at California State University, Long Beach, and his Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Southern California. Trustee Ntuk is a nationally recognized energy and environmental expert with experience in both the public and private sectors. 

Committed to educating the next generation of engineers and scientists, Trustee Ntuk shares his expertise as a faculty member in the Chemical Engineering Department at California State University, Long Beach. He has always found ways to serve his community through his volunteer involvement as a Science Fair Judge, Middle School Robotics, STEM Education Advocacy, and local PTA Board Member. Trustee Ntuk also helped place hundreds of young people into good-paying jobs on the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Board Youth Council.  

Uduak-Joe Ntuk also served two terms as a Personnel Commissioner at the Long Beach Community College District, which administers the Merit System of equal opportunity employment for the district’s classified employees.  

He and his wife, Tunua, are raising their children in the Riverdale Community of North Long Beach.