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BoardBoard MembersRikki Horne    
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Rikki Horne


OUSD Board Clerk





Board of Education Experience:

Board of Education member since 1994

Board of Education President 1997-98, 2000-01, 2003-04, 2006-07, 2010-11

Attendance at California School Board Association conferences and workshops

Participation in Ojai Unified School District committees:

            7-11 Committee (Use of property of OUSD)

            Ojai Performing Arts Theater

            Proposition A-5

            Diversity/Conflict Resolution Mentors

            Resource Development

            Common Ground

Community Experience:

         Anti-Defamation League, Ventura County Advisory Board

         Ojai Valley Library Friends and Foundation Board

         Ojai Chamber of Commerce 
         Ojai Valley Land Conservancy

Biographical Information:

Born in New York and attended public school in Spring Valley, New York from kindergarten through high school.  Spring Valley was then a town not unlike Ojai and attendance at its schools was a critical factor in my growing up there.


Moved west through Chicago and made it to Ojai in 1991 when married Rudy Petersdorf.  Their daughter, Barbara, was born in 1993.  Barbara attended Topa Topa Elementary School K-6, Matilija Junior High School and graduated from Nordhoff High School in 2011.  Barbara is a member of the UCLA class of 2015.


MBA, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1980

Masters in Library Science, State University of New York at Albany, 1974

Bachelors of Arts, State University of New York 
          at Albany, 1971


Professional Experience:

Founder and President, Medical Claims Management

Medical School Librarian, University of Illinois and Northwestern University Medical Schools

Marketing Director, Recycled Paper Products



Contact:  rikkihorne.schoolboard@yahoo.com 

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