Stephen P. Blum is the president of the Ventura Unified Education Association and a member of the Ventura County Community College Board of Trustees. He served as a high school teacher for 25 years and as the cross-country and track coach at Buena High School for 22 years. He has a Juris Doctorate degree, a Master’s degree in education, and a Bachelor’s degree in history. His wife has been a teacher for 30 plus years. Their daughter is a student at California State University at Channel Islands.