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LWV League of Women Voters of California
Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2003 Election
 Smart Voter Betsy Bechtel

Candidate for
Board Member; Foothill-De Anza Community College District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Banker/Housing Consultant
  • Past President, Foothill-De Anza Foundation Board, 6 years on Board
  • Former Palo Alto City Council member, 9 years, Mayor and Vice Mayor
  • Board member, Borel Bank, member of the Audit Committee
  • Consultant to Palo Alto Housing Corporation
  • Former Vice President, Citibank and J.P. Morgan
  • Education: BA, MA, Stanford University
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Increase financial support for Foothill-De Anza from State and community.
  • Focus on the colleges' mission of transfer to four-year colleges, vocational training, and lifelong learning.
  • Ensure that students have access to excellent academic programs taught by quality teachers.
Questions on Issues

The League of Women Voters of Los Altos/Mtn. View Area asked questions on the issues of all candidates for this office.
Read the answers from Betsy Bechtel
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Key Endorsements
  • Palo Alto Daily News
  • Mountain View Voice
  • All current and many former members of Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees
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Campaign Contact Information

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