Trustee Richard Watters Biography - Board of Trustees for the Ohlone Community College District
Richard has worked for the past 17 years in higher education. Currently he is the Director of the Center for Student Leadership at Notre Dame de Namur University, he has been there for the past 12 years, and prior to that at Cal State Hayward for 5 years. Richard works directly with students, families, faculty, and staff to assist students in achieving academic success.
While at Notre Dame, Richard also served as President of the Staff Assembly, and served on the Board of Trustees at Notre Dame.
While working full time for Notre Dame de Namur University, he also works part time as a Realtor for Century 21 Pride Properties in Newark, and belongs to many non-profit organizations. Currently he is President of the Newark Educational Foundation.
Richard lives in Newark with his wife Cathreene, an elementary school teacher and administrator, and their son Ryan.