Zima Creason for San Juan School Board 2018
Zima Creason for San Juan School Board 2018

Zima Creason, Trustee-Elect,
San Juan School Board 2018

About Zima

Parent Leader & Advocate for Students 

Zima Creason, MBA was recently elected as Trustee of the San Juan Unified School District Board of Education.  Professionally she serves as the President and CEO of Mental Health America of California and has worked in the mental health policy, advocacy, and education field for over 17 years.  

As our advocate on the San Juan School Board, Zima will:

• Represent our parent stakeholders – No current SJUSD Board Member has a child attending a district school

• Apply her expertise in mental health education and policy to build psychologically healthy, safe, and supportive learning environments for students, and workplaces for teachers, staff, and administrators 

• Empower student stakeholders to have a meaningful role in the determination of onsite and district policies, practices, and curriculum

• Prioritize student safety including cyber safety, after school traffic, and safety from school violence

• Ensure transparency – Even when things go wrong, even when it is hard

• Expand efforts to close the achievement gap

Zima serves in the following volunteer capacities in the community:

• Member, Sacramento County Children’s Coalition 

• Member, California Department of Education Student Mental Health Policy Workgroup  

• Advisory Committee Member, My Sister’s House (a domestic violence and human trafficking shelter program)

• Member, National Institute of Mental Health Outreach Partnership Steering Committee Member   

• Member, Star View Children and Family Services Board of Directors 

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Proud and thankful for the following endorsements!

·  The Sacramento Bee

· Democratic Party of Sacramento County

· Teamsters Local 150

· Sacramento Central Labor Council

· California School Employees Association, Chapter 127

· American Postal Workers Union - Sacramento Area Local 0066

· Sacramento Sierra Building & Construction Trades Council

· Black Women Organized for Political Action

· American River Democrats

· Stonewall Democratic Club of Greater Sacramento

· Fem Dems Sacramento

· Women Democrats of Sacramento County

· JFK Democratic Club of Sacramento County 

· Town and Country Democratic Club

· Black Young Democrats of Sacramento

· Latinx Young Democrats of Sacramento County

· Sacramento County Young Democrats

· Green Dems of Sacramento County

· Wellstone Progressive Democrats of Sacramento

· Rainbow Chamber PAC

· Arab American Chamber of Commerce 

· Citrus Heights Chamber of Commerce PAC

· Fiona Ma, California Board of Equalization, Former California Assemblymember

· Senator Holly Mitchell,  30th California Senate District

· Assemblymember Shirley Webber, 79th California Assembly District

· Assemblymember Mark Stone, 29th California Assembly District

· Angelique Ashby, Sacramento City Council

· Rick Jennings, Sacramento City Council

· Phil Serna, Sacramento County Board of Supervisors

· Don Nottoli, Sacramento County Board of Supervisors

· Patrick Kennedy, Sacramento County Board of Supervisors

· Genevieve Shiroma, SMUD Board

· Gregg Fishman, SMUD Board

· Dave Tamayo, SMUD Board

· Darrel Woo, Sacramento County Unified School District Board of Education

· Jay Hansen, Sacramento County Unified School District Board of Education

· Orlando Fuentes, Cosumnes Community Services District Board Member & Elk Grove City Council Candidate

· Kathy Stricklin, Fulton El Camino Recreation & Park District Board Member

· Michael Seaman, Fulton El Camino Recreation & Park District Board Member

· Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, Run DMC

· Cambi Brown, Reporter 

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Paid for by Zima Creason for SJUSD Board Member 2018 - ID #1399876 

5429 Madison Avenue 

Sacramento, CA 95841

Phone: 916-587-2266

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