Representing Inland North San Diego County
Elmer Cameron has served on the board since 2014 and he also volunteers to support Neighborhood Healthcare’s Reach Out and Read Literacy program for its pediatric patients. Elmer has lived in Escondido for 46 years, during which time he has served as Deputy and Acting Superintendent of the Escondido Union School District. He has also served as the President of the Escondido Rotary Club and the Palomar Family YMCA. Prior to coming to Escondido with his wife and four children, Elmer taught at the elementary, secondary and college level specializing in the field of handicapped children. He has degrees in the field of clinical psychology, speech pathology and public school administration. He has served as an education advisor for California State Assemblyperson Bill Bradley and is currently the President of the Friends of the Escondido Public Library and City Council appointed Trustee for the Escondido Public Library Board of Directors. As a retired public school educator, Elmer sees how Neighborhood Healthcare, in partnership with other youth-oriented programs prepare young people to grow up healthy and prepared to become productive members of our community.