George Neely

1947 Lakeshore Drive, Lodi, CA 95242 · 209-329-5152

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My goal is to use my experiences and leadership expertise as a military leader, my organizational and marketing skills developed in the corporate world, and my knowledge, skills, and experience as a teacher, an administrator, and as a School Board Member to enrich the public education experience and have a positive impact on all students, schools, and communities.


Dec 2010 – Present

Board of Education, Lodi Unified School District

Board of Trustees for unified school district with over 28,000 students, nearly 4,000 employees, and a budget of approximately $370 million.

Aug 2011 – Jun 2015

Teacher and Administrator, Academy of Business, Law, and Education

Developed and delivered curriculum for all digital 6 – 12 charter school. Taught 9th thru 12th Grades. Principal for 6 – 8 middle school.

Dec 2005 – Dec 2010

Teacher, Lodi Unified School District

Taught 4th, 5th, and 6th Grades.

Dec 1992 – Sep 2004

Territory Manager, General Electric Security

Managed product lines, customer relations, and training for on of the largest manufactures of security, fire, access control, and CCTV equipment.

Sep 1991 – Dec 1992

Director of Technical Services, X-Truder National

Managed technical services department for regional security company.

Aug 1971 – Sep 1991

Infantry and Aviation Officer, US Army

Infantry soldier and Vietnam combat veteran. Aviation Officer, Attack Helicopter Section Leader, Scout Helicopter Platoon Leader, Attack Helicopter Company Executive Officer, Attack Helicopter Liaison Officer for 2nd Army.


Jun 1988

Bachelor Business Administration, Austin Peay State University

Jan 2006

Multi Subject Teaching Credential, CSU Stanislaus

Dec 2016

Master’s in Governance, California School Board Association


  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Strong Computer Skills
  • Strong Marketing and Business Background

  • Experienced Instructor
  • Experienced Negotiator

Additional Information

  • Board of Trustees, Lodi Public Library
  • Board of Trustees, ABLE Charter School
  • Interest:
    • Traveling
    • Hiking
    • Home Improvement
    • Fitness
    • Golf
  • Married with 3 children and 6 grandchildren