The Student Trustee is the student representative of the District colleges and serves as a nonvoting member of the District Governing Board.
Mansu Kim is currently majoring in Business and Data Science at Diablo Valley College (DVC). As a former Drill Instructor in the South Korean Army, Mansu trained more than 1,800 recruits. He has a keen interest in leadership and business, and hopes to make a positive impact on the world.
In his first year at DVC, Mansu served in leadership organizations affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley, including California Phi Beta Lambda and the Global Leadership Organization. In this role, Mansu organized leadership conferences for more than 300 participants from several colleges. More recently, Mansu was appointed as the Director of Programs for California Phi Beta Lambda and will represent approximately eight local chapters, comprised of 500 members.
In response to COVID-19, Mansu has organized Student Open Forums so that faculty, staff and students would be assisted in the transition to remote operations and learn how to resolve challenges as they arose.
As Student Trustee, Mansu would like to help students become empowered so that they will make positive impacts upon the world. In his spare time, Mansu enjoys lifting weights and drinking drip coffee.
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