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LWV League of Women Voters of California
Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2003 Election
 Smart Voter Andrea N. Leiderman

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

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Appointed Governing Board Member
  • Director, Govt. & Community Relations, non-profit healthcare organization
  • Trustee, Santa Clara County Board of Ed. (Ret.)
  • Adjunct Profressor, Evergreen Valley College
  • Community Volunteer
  • M.A., M.P.P -- U.C. Berkeley
  • B.A, Vassar College; K-12, Palo Alto schools
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Increase funding for community colleges
  • Expand student programs for transfer, job retraining, career certificates
  • Create partnerships with businesses which have jobs for community college students
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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 Andrea N. Leiderman
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Key Endorsements
  • Congressmembers Anna Eshoo, Zoe Lofgren, Mike Honda
  • State Senators Byron Sher & John Vasconcellos
  • Assemblymembers Joe Simitian, Sally Lieber, Rebecca Cohn, Ted Lempert (Ret)
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Position Papers
Background on Community College Budgets
The State controls the budgets of community colleges -- there is little local control.
FHDA 2003-2004 Budget -- Drastic Action
Foothill-De Anza is experiencing unprecendented budget shortfalls. Budgets are driven byt program expenses. State revenues do not meet on-going program expenses.
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