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Bob Mosley

Name: Bob Mosley

Age: 67


Birthplace: Denver

Residence: 2018 Leeward Lane, Newport Beach


Occupation: retired Fountain Valley police captain (1972-2002) and academy director of Golden West College’s Criminal Justice Training (1992-2008)

Education: bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Phoenix, master’s degree in administration of criminal justice from Cal State Long Beach

Experience as an educator: For the past 21 years I have performed extensive instruction in the areas of college preparation and instruction in the following courses: professional orientation, ethics, legal aspects, court room testimony, community relations, crime prevention, interpersonal communications, report writing, decision making/xchange, personal communications, stress management, cultural awareness, physical disablers, nutrition, leadership, management and critical thinking.

Previously elected or appointed positions: None


Community organizations you belong to: OC Fair & Event Center Centennial Farms volunteer docent, community entertainment coordinator and event sales and services coordinator, Golden West College, Criminal Justice Training Center, Executive Board, Golden West College, Criminal Justice Training Center, OST Committee, Fountain Valley Kiwanis Club, Fountain Valley Educational Foundation, Fountain Valley Cancer Society, Los Caballeros Youth Foundation, Advisory Board, Fountain Valley Credit Union, Board of Directors, Fountain Valley School District, Student Attendance Review Board, Fountain Valley Alcohol / Drug Awareness Committee

Why should constituents vote for you?

During the last 30 years I have held management positions in law enforcement and education instructions with extensive professional experience steering and directing all aspects of operations, administration, media, budgeting and equipment maintenance. I have had successes in managing multiple projects with competing priorities involving program development, safety initiatives and quality control. Our organizational teams have achieved high productivity levels; together we have had repeated success guiding sizable cross-functioning teams as well as training, coaching, and motivating staff within our organizations.

I have been married to my lovely wife for 32 years and we have four daughters and seven grandchildren. Over the last 40 years I have been extensively involved in volunteer work and was honored in 1985 as Orange County Business volunteer of the year. I will be honored to continue my volunteer work as a board member of the Orange County Fairgrounds Preservation Society.

Operations and Management Strengths:  process redesign/change management; project and operations oversight; cost analysis and reporting; policy and procedure development; risk management/quality control; technology assessment and solutions; government and vendor relations; team building and retention initiatives; strategic planning; resource allocation and analyses


What do you think is the biggest problem facing your district and how do you plan to address it?

Maintaining the current high standard of educational excellence.

In the last year, what is one issue that you think the sitting board members handled well and why?

Being fiscally responsible.

In the last year, what is one issue the board got wrong and what would you have done differently?

I have watched thebBoard closely over the past several years and strongly feel the current board is moving in the right direction. I would be honored to be a board member to continue the board’s positive and innovating direction.