Trustee Hernández has served on the Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees since 2000, and is currently the Vice President of the California Community College Latino Trustees Association.
He is a lifelong Ventura County and Oxnard resident. He graduated from Rio Mesa High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He and his wife Julie have three grown children and live in Oxnard, California. He has served as Trustee on local school boards for over 25 years including the Oxnard Union High School District and Rio School District Boards. He is a Manager for the County of Ventura with the Human Services Agency.
Trustee Hernandez is a two-time recipient (1992 and 2011) of the El Concilio Latino Leadership Award, and the recipient of the Naval Warfare Surface Command’s Hispanic Achievement Award. He is also a founding member of the Ventura County Community Foundation’s Destino 2000 Legacy Fund.