Monday, August 27, 2012

Rochester Hills Councilmember Ravi Yalamanchi Seeking Seat on College Board of Trustees

Ravi Yalamanchi is one of 13 candidates running for 2 spots on the OCC board.

Rochester Hills City Councilmember Ravi Yalamanchi is looking to add a new duty to his long list of community involvements: that of Oakland Community College Trustee.
Yalamanchi is vying for a six-year term on the college's governing board this November. It's a nonpartisan, volunteer position. If elected, Yalamanchi will still be able to keep his spot on City Council.

In his campaign flier, Yalamanchi says he will "promote quality education at an affordable price, promote curriculum that aligns with sector needs and growth areas, promote technology and training in vocational and technical trades, and promote collaboration with business, government and nonprofits."

Yalamanchi is the CEO of Metro Community Development.

Yalamanchi is one of 13 candidates for two six-year terms on the board of trustees. Other candidates are:
  • Pamala Davis of Clawson
  • Clay Jansson of Milford
  • David Kniffen of Royal Oak
  • Gillian Levy of Birmingham
  • Olga Meyer of West Bloomfield
  • Christine O'Sullivan of Troy
  • Angela River of Auburn Hills
  • Latrecia Scott of Farmington Hills
  • E. Wadsworth Sherrod III of West Bloomfield
  • Randy Ston of Commerce Township
  • Steve Thomas of Waterford
  • David Trott of Birmingham
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