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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/2/2016
Westminster School Board President Jamison Power Endorses Kim Bernice Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council District 6
Garden Grove, Calif. – Westminster School Board President Jamison Power has endorsed Kim Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council, District 6.
Jamison Power was elected to the Westminster School Board, which includes portions of Garden Grove, in 2012. He was appointed board president by his colleagues in 2015. Since being elected to the board, Jamison Power successfully pushed for the implementation of dual language immersion programs in his district. Last year, Westminster School District became the first district in the entire state of California to start a Vietnamese-English Dual Immersion program and next year the district will also be starting a Spanish-English Dual Immersion program. Mr. Power is also a graduate of UC Irvine and UCLA Law School, and is an attorney at the law firm of Buchalter Nemer in Irvine.
“I enthusiastically endorse Kim Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council,” said Board President Power. “Kim has the character, temperament, and good judgment that Garden Grove needs. She loves her city and I know she will work tirelessly on behalf of all Garden Grove residents. ”
“I am humbled to receive this endorsement from someone as accomplished and respected as Board President Power,” said Kim. “I am looking forward to working with him to find innovative ways to tackle the challenges we face as a city.”
Board Member Power’s endorsement sends a strong message that community leaders realize Kim Nguyen brings new, innovative ideas to help move Garden Grove forward. Kim Nguyen continues to gain support as she meets with the community and stakeholders to discuss her vision for the city’s future.
Kim Bernice Nguyen became a Garden Grove resident early in life. At age 10 she entered the Garden Grove Unified School District and graduated from Santiago High School. She went off to college attending UC Santa Cruz, and upon graduating with a B.A. degree in Politics, with an emphasis in Legal Studies, Kim came home to Garden Grove. She has since started a career in public service working as a Clinical Systems Administrator with the non-profit, public health organization, CalOptima. Most recently, Kim was recognized for her tireless work in creating new voting districts within the city. Her commitment to citizen participation and her unique ability to bring people together played an historical role in bringing about fair and balanced voting district which embodies a legacy which will endure for years in Garden Grove.
For more information, please visit www.kimnguyen2016.com
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