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Los Angeles County, CA April 13, 2010 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Mark J. Bowen

Candidate for
Member, Board of Trustees; Long Beach Community College District; Trustee Area 3

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Mark Bowen is serving his first term on the Long Beach City College board, having been elected Trustee for Area 3 in April of 2006.

Mark was born in the Bay Area and grew up in Orange County. He participated in the Key Club at Canyon High School and graduated with honors. During those years, Mark was active in the Boy Scouts of America. He attained the highest rank of Eagle Scout while organizing a service project for the Olive Crest Home for abused children.

Mark attended UCLA and earned his Bachelor's Degree in History in 1997. He received his teaching credential from California State University, Fullerton the following year. He is a Social Studies teacher at Huntington Park High School in the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Mark has been a resident of Long Beach since
1999. In November of 2002, Mark and his wife Sara, a student at Long Beach City College, were married aboard the Queen Mary. They are members of the First Baptist Church of Long Beach, where they volunteer with the "Eagles Ministry", serving hot meals to homeless individuals.

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