Headshot of Jacob Lesner-Buxton who has been appointed

Jacob Lesner-Buxton, ’11 (Photo: LinkedIn)

CSUEB grad appointed to California Council on Developmental Disabilities

  • January 9, 2013 5:15am

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Cal State East Bay alumnus Jacob Lesner-Buxton, '11 M.S.W., to the Area Board V of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Lesner-Buxton was a social work intern at the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund from 2010 to 2011 and at the Rainbow Community Center from 2009 to 2010.  Read press release. 

As part of his studies at Cal State East Bay, Lesner-Buxton created and posted a YouTube video to raise awareness of the problrem of bullying of students with disabilities. Watch video.

Congrats, Jacob!


California State University, East Bay is the San Francisco East Bay Area's high-access public university of choice. CSUEB serves the region with campuses in Hayward and Concord, a professional development center in Oakland, and an innovative online campus. With an enrollment of more than 14,000, the University offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, award-winning curriculum, personalized instruction, and expert faculty. Students choose from among more than 100 professionally focused fields of study for which the University confers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an Ed.D. in education. Named a "Best in the West" college, as well as a Best Business School, by the influential Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay is among the region's foremost producers of teachers, business professionals and entrepreneurs, public administrators, health professionals, literary and performing artists, and science and math graduates.

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