Uduak-Joe Ntuk is a well-respected community leader, professor, and commissioner who is a candidate for the Long Beach Community College District (LBCCD) Board of Trustees.
He's a third generation Long Beach resident, the grandson of a naval flight deck captain stationed at the Long Beach Naval base and the son of an immigrant father from West Africa. Professionally, Uduak-Joe teaches as a part time professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at California State University, Long Beach and works as the Petroleum Administrator for the City of Los Angeles. A leader in getting more students into Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) careers; Uduak-Joe has mentored dozens of students, placed hundreds of young people into jobs on the Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Board Youth Council, and founded the Long Beach Robo Middle School Robotics Competition. Uduak-Joe also serves on the LBCCD Personnel Commission, which administers the merit system of equal opportunity employment for the district's nearly 500 classified employees.
Uduak-Joe Ntuk earned his associate of arts degree from Long Beach City College, bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering at California State University, Long Beach and his master of science degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Southern California. He and his wife, Tunua, are raising their children in the Bixby Knolls Neighborhood of Uptown Long Beach.