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Ann Motte

Ann MottePreferred pronouns: she/her/hers 

Trustee Ann Motte has the distinction of being one of the longest-serving trustees in the California community college system. Trustee Motte has served as a Mt. San Jacinto College District Trustee since 1992 and represents Trustee Area 4.  

The Perris resident attended Colorado State University as a business administration major and now works with her husband John Motte in commercial investment real estate. John's parents, John and Evelyn Motte, founded the Motte Historical Museum. 

Trustee Motte also serves as a director for the Perris Historical Society and was named Woman of the Year by former California Assemblyman Ray Haynes. 

As trustee, she advocates for expanded access and increasing the college-going rate within MSJC’s service area.   

Trustee Motte is passionate about Mt. San Jacinto College District Strategic Goals 2, 5 and 6.  

  • Goal 2: Create Structured Educational Experiences that Support Students from Point of Entry to timely and efficient Attainment of Educational Goal in both on campus and distance education environments. 
  • Goal 5: Partner with local business, industry, cities, and communities to increase experiential opportunities for student to explore, transition to, or promote within the regional workforce. 
  • Goal 6: Strategic Enrollment, Planning, and Fiscal Responsibility: Support the optimization of strategic enrollment management, planning, and student success to ensure fiscal viability. 

She enjoys skiing, bicycling, fitness walking and reading. She is interested in biblical theology and conservative politics. 

Ann and John Motte have four adult children -- all of whom are college-educated -- and nine grandchildren.