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Los Angeles, Ventura County, CA November 6, 2001 Election
Governing Board Member; Las Virgenes Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Nov 16 2:11pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting ( 25/ 25)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Judy Jordan 3,461 votes 26.38%

  • Occupation: President, Las Virgenes Board of Education
  • Appointed Advisor to the Joint Committee of the California Legislature to Develop a Master Plan for Education, Preschool through University
  • Elected Member of the California School Boards Delegate Assembly since l994
  • Active Parent in the Public Schools, 1973 - Present
  • Teaching Experience in California, Connecticut, Illinois, & North Carolina
  • MA - Education - Stanford University
  • BA - History and Political Science - University of Illinois
  • Implement new instructional strategies to increase achievement for all students
  • Complete the district facilities plan quickly and safely with sensitivity to neighborhood concerns
  • Develop business and community partnerships to enhance learning opportunities for all students
Gordon Whitehead, CPA 3,014 votes 22.97%
  • Occupation: Certified Public Accountant
  • Many years experience in CPA business accounting and consulting
  • School district budget preparation and compliance
  • School district accounting and auditing
  • My children have graduated from both district high schools and both middle schools
  • One ninth grader at Agoura High
  • My financial, business, budgeting and accounting experience adds to LVUSD board
  • Safety in schools for all students and employees
  • Improve communications between central office, schools and parents.
Cindy Iser 2,951 votes 22.49%
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Product of California public schools, Portola Middle School, Birmingham High School and UC Santa Barbara (1977)
  • Obtained Law Degree from UC Hastings College of the Law (1981)
  • Former General Counsel of leading Southern California Company, responsible for guiding the legal affairs of over 100 operating companies
  • Married for 21 years, with two children, Zach, a junior at Calabasas High School and Andy, an eighth grader at A.E. Wright Middle School
  • Frequent volunteer in the District Schools
  • Active in the Community: Board Member, Temple Aliyah; serving fifth term on Board of neighborhood Homeowners' Association
  • Find new solutions for old problems, including lack of funds, by cooperatively building partnerships with the Cities and Business Community
  • Enhance teacher morale
  • Foster open communications and cooperative atmosphere of "thinking together" among the District, parents, teachers and Cities
Bicky Rippe 2,622 votes 19.98%
  • Occupation: Communication consultant/writer
  • Master's degree in Communication
  • Former associate professor at Santa Barbara City College, 15 years
  • National college competitive debate analyst/judge
  • Extensive experience with LVUSD schools in volunteer positions
  • Writer of 3 California Distinguished Schools Awards, two National Blue Ribbon Awards, fifteen Cultural grants, two Bravo Awards
  • Grant writer for Senior Concerns: Fitzgerald House and Senior Advocates
  • Building cohesiveness: "We're on the same team!"
  • Writing grants for alternative funding sources for programs such as the visual/performing arts
  • Educating the "whole" child and reinforcing responsible citizenry
Bob Charney 1,072 votes 8.17%

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