Manuel Osorio has dedicated most of his life to public service. Committed to further enhancing community college education programs, Osorio spent 34 years serving Cabrillo Community College. There, he served as the vice president/assistant superintendent of student services, dean of student services, and as a counselor. Osorio holds a bachelor’s in psychology from UCSC and master’s in counseling education from San Jose State University. His passion, combined with his extensive experience, has given him a deep understanding of the needs of the students, staff, and community members. Osorio has served on numerous educational boards, most recently the Hartnell Community College Board of Trustees and previously the North Monterey County Unified School District and Pajaro Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees; as well as on the community boards of United Way, Cultural Council, YMCA, Rotary Club and North County LULAC.