Lawrence R. “Larry” Labrado was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board in January 1994 and elected to represent Trustee Area 4 (formerly District 3) in November 1994. He is currently serving as president of the Board; therefore, he serves as an alternate on the Board Facilities Committee, the Board Fiscal/Audit Committee, the Board Legislative Committee, the Board Policy Committee, and the Board Safety and Security Committee.
As a former educator with more than 22 years of experience in enrollment management, Labrado has served as an outreach director at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) prior to his retirement. He currently is a small business owner.
Labrado is devoted to advancing the education of local youth and Latino children and adults. He has served in countless leadership roles over the past four decades and has earned numerous awards. He was named as one of 50 successful Latino alumni from CSUF to be featured in promotional exhibits for the university’s 50th anniversary celebration. He was also recently inducted into the CSUF Educational Opportunity Program Hall of Fame.
Labrado currently serves as member of the American GI Forum and a director of the American GI Educational Foundation. In the past, he has served on the Leadership Advisory Committee for the Orange Chamber of Commerce, LULAC Education Foundation and the Friendly Center Inc.
Labrado, who is known in the community for making decisions that support his advocacy for students, holds an associate degree from Santa Ana College and a bachelor’s degree in ethnic studies from CSUF.
President Labrado can be reached by email.
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