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News: Dr. Ross Selvidge Elected To Pasadena City College Board of Trustees, Representing Area 1

Dr. Ross Selvidge

Pasadena, Calif. - Dr. Ross Selvidge was elected to the Pasadena City College Board of Trustees, representing area 1.  The area 1 seat encompasses La Cañada Flintridge, and the western areas of Pasadena and Altadena.  Dr. Selvidge will be sworn in at the Board of Trustees meeting on December 11, 2013. 

Selvidge graduated from John Muir High School and attended PCC in 1965 where he was a member of the 1965 championship gymnastics team.  He transferred from PCC to the University of Southern California, receiving a bachelor's degree in architecture.

After graduating from USC, Dr. Selvidge volunteered for service as a Navy civil engineer, building facilities/hospitals oversees in combat zones.  Selvidge is a decorated combat veteran who retired with the rank of Commander from the United States Naval Reserve, Civil Engineer Corps.

After retiring from active military duty, Selvidge received a Ph.D in finance from USC, where he served as a faculty member for more than 15 years.  He has guest lectured at UCLA and Pepperdine University.  Selvidge has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Rose Bowl Operating Company, Chairman of the City Charter Reform Task Force, Planning Commissioner, Recreation and Parks Commissioner, and as a member of the City Hall Renovation Financing Task Force.  He is currently an economist for Selvidge Land Use Economics.

Dr. Selvidge resides in the Pasadena area and is married to Andriana Armstrong, a licensed clinical social worker who also attended PCC.  Selvidge takes great pride in sharing that PCC was a gateway to his academic success.

Release Date: 11/06/2013
Contact: Dr. Valerie Wardlaw , Interim Director, Public Relations
Phone: (626) 585-7468
Email: vxwardlaw@pasadena.edu