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CSU Bakersfield Student Krystal Raynes Appointed to the CSU Board of Trustees




​​​​​​​Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Krystal Mae Raynes to the California State University Board of Trustees on August 27, 2020. 

Raynes, 21, is a resident of Bakersfield and has been a student at CSU Bakersfield since 2018, where she has held several leadership positions for Associated Students Inc., including interim vice president of legislative affairs and vice president of university affairs.

In addition, Raynes recently served as the social justice and equity officer for the California State Student Association from 2019 to 2020, and interned at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in 2019.

Raynes will serve a two-year term on the CSU Board of Trustees – the 25-member board that adopts regulations and policies governing the CSU system. As a student trustee, Raynes will represent the CSU's 482,000 students.