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Linda Mendoza

The Orange County Employees Association back Walter Muneton for Garden Grove School Board

Garden Grove, Calif. – The Orange County Employees Association has endorsed Walter Muneton for Garden Grove School Board, Trustee Area 3.

Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) is the largest independent public-employee labor union in Orange County, Calif. Representing 18,000 public employees in their collective bargaining with public agencies. OCEA members are social workers, mental health care providers, Garden Grove city employees, health care workers, and many more who play a crucial part in making our communities safe.

“Walter is a demonstrated leader who has spent his life working to raise up working families in our community,” said OCEA General Manager Jennifer Muir. A product of the Garden Grove school system, Walter will bring that same passion and commitment toward advocating for the interests of our youth. We are proud to stand with him.”

Walter was born and raised in Garden Grove, and is a product of Garden Grove Unified School District after having graduated from Santiago High School. For the past 5 years, Walter has been working as a youth mentor, case manager, and Director at the Boys and Girls Club of Garden Grove, providing access to critical health, diversion, and education programs to students and their families.

He serves as a member of the Garden Grove Neighborhood Improvement and Conservation Commission as he works on projects to enhance and beautify his community. He was also appointed by the Board of Education to Garden Grove Unified School District’s Bond Oversight Committee to help provide transparency in the use of Measure A bond proceeds.

Walter lives with his wife, Yesenia, in Garden Grove. They both attended all the schools that pertain to Garden Grove’s School Board Trustee Area 3, which covers portions of Garden Grove and Santa Ana.

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