Leone for Council 2014    FPPC#1287941    1878 Lynwood Dr., Concord, CA 94519    (925)680-1776

Biography


Ron Leone was the 2012 Mayor of Concord. He has had thirty-five years of educational leadership experience. He was the teacher of the year in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, Social Studies department chairman, and teachers’ association president. Ron has coached high school baseball, and he has coached several championship mock trial and constitutional academic teams. Ron Leone was an assistant principal at California High School and a house principal at Deer Valley High School. He was a summer school principal for thirteen years. Just prior to coming to American High School worked as the coordinator of Child Welfare and Attendance and the director of Student Services in the Antioch Unified School District. Ron was raised in the lower socio-economic, Bay View/Hunter’s Point District of San Francisco, but worked his way through college earning his BA and teaching credential from San Francisco State and his MA and Administrative credential from St. Mary’s college in Moraga. Outside of education, Ron has served as an elected member of the Mt. Diablo Health Care District for 16 years; he also served as the Chairman of the John Muir Health System and is currently serving as Mayor of Concord.



Resumé


Ronald E. "Ron" Leone
1878 Lynwood Drive, Concord, CA, 94519
(925) 680-1776 Home
ronaldleone@comcast.net


Public Service Leadership Experience


Vice Mayor, Concord Presently Serving
Mayor, Concord 2012
Member, Concord City Council 2010-Present
Member, Concord Planning Commission 2007-2010
Member, Concord Design & Review Board 2007
Chairman, School Attendance Review Board 2002-2007
Chairman, John Muir/Mt. Diablo Community Health Fund - Grants 2001-2006
Chairman, John Muir Health System 1999-2000
Chairman, Mt. Diablo Hospital Board 1993
Chairman, Mt. Diablo Hospital Board Finance Committee 1993, 1996
Chairman, Diablo Valley Surgery Center 1995
Director, Mt. Diablo Hospital Board 1990-2006

Educational Experience


Principal, American High School (Fremont Unified School District) 2008-2010
Director, Student Support Services 2007-2008
Coordinator, Child Welfare & Attendance 2002-2007
Vice Principal, Deer Valley High School 1998-2002
Assistant Principal, California High School 1994-1998
Principal, California High (Summer School) 1990-1998
Principal, Los Cerros Middle (Summer School, grades K-8) 1988-1989
Principal, Pine Valley Intermediate (Summer School, grades 4-8) 1986-1987
Teacher, California High School (Social Studies, Art, Law/1st 2 years 7-12) 1976-1994
Teacher, Needles High School (Art 7-12) 1975-1976
Curriculum Council, San Ramon Valley Unified School District 1987-1990
Negotiating Team, Catastrophic Leave, San Ramon Valley School District 1998
President, San Ramon Valley Education Association 1984-1985
Chairman, California High School Social Studies Department 1983-1984 1987-1988
Leader, Attendance Charter Team, Antioch Unified School District 2004-2006

Awards


PTA Founders' Day Award, American High School 2010
Teacher of the Year, San Ramon Valley Unified School District 1994-1995
Teacher of the Quarter, San Ramon Valley Rotary 1992
Proclamation of Accomplishment, City of San Ramon 1990, '91, '96
Certificate of Recognition, California State Assembly 1989
Congressional District Championship, “We The People” Competitions '89, '90, '91, '92, '93
County Champions, Contra Costa County Mock Trial '91, '93, '96
Outstanding Public Service Award, California Elected Officials Association 1986

Education


Administrative Credential, St. Mary's College 1983
MA Degree, Education, St. Mary's College 1983
Standard Teaching Credential, San Francisco State University 1975
BA Degree, History and Art, San Francisco State University 1973

References


• “Ron’s background, professional experiences, work ethic and interpersonal skills make him a superior administrator.”
Bob Bravo,
Former Assistant Superintendent, AUSD

• “Ron is a dedicated professional who is always willing to take on difficult assignments. He will be a positive addition to any program. I highly recommend him without any reservations.”
Jim Burcio,
Retired-Director, Child Welfare and Attendance, AUSD

• “I feel Mr. Leone is a consummate professional and one of the single most gifted men I have had the pleasure to know.”
Clarence Isadore,
Co-Principal, Deer Valley High School, AUSD
If you have any questions or comments please email Ron: ronaldleone@comcast.net