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Alameda, Contra Costa County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Member, Board of Directors; Dublin San Ramon Community Services District Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 10:02, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (18/18)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Tom McCormick 3353 votes 16.4%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Chm. 3 Yrs. Daffodil Days Proj. Am. Cancer Soc. of Tri Valley
  • President. Dublin Historical Preservation Assoc.
  • President, Dublin/E Bay MUD Recycled Water Agency
  • Member Alameda Co. Parks, Recreation, & Historical Commission
  • Grad, Fresno State Un. BA in Educ. Grad work in Public Admin.
  • Citizen of the Year [1986] City of Dublin
  • Continue to reduce water rate.
  • Complete the waste water pipeline [LAWVMA] to the bay.
  • Continue to expand the recycled water project..
Thomas W. "Tom" Ford 2496 votes 12.2%
(This candidate has been invited to participate in Smart Voter but had not responded as of this date.)
  • Occupation: Retired Manager/Analyst
Richard Rose 2485 votes 12.1%
  • Occupation: Licensed Civil Engineer
  • B.S. & Master of Engineering Science degrees in Civil Engineering, B.Y.U.
  • M.B.A., St. Mary's College of California
  • Engineer, Contra Costa Water District
  • Engineer on Los Vaqueros Reservoir Project
  • Consultant and management experience related to planning, design, financing, and construction of water and sewer projects
  • 20+ years experience as licensed Civil Engineer
  • Reverse osmosis treated wastewater should not be injected in the groundwater supply used for drinking water.
  • Promote fiscal responsibility and competitive low rates for reliable and quality water and sewer service.
  • Promote better regional coordination on water supply and wastewater treatment and disposal issues.
Dan Scannell 2464 votes 12.0%
  • Occupation: Public-Interest Advocate
  • Consultant, United Way
  • Executive Director, Yes on Prop 105
  • Senior Policy Analyst/Consultant, CA Dept. of Health Services
  • Executive Director, CA Legislative Advisory Commission
  • Director, National Student Lobby
  • DSRSD's water rates are the highest among public agencies serving Dublin, Pleasanton, and Livermore. I will work to reduce rates.
  • No "Toilet to Tap" - I oppose the proposal to put sewage in the drinking water.
  • I will reduce compensation to elected Board members, who voted themselves compensation 4 TIMES higher than the City Council.
Georgean Vonheeder-Leopold 2200 votes 10.8%
  • Occupation: Board Member/Accountant
  • DSRSD Board 9 years
  • Dublin City Council 6 1/2 years
  • Enrolled Agent/Tax Accountant 23 years
  • Dublin Planning Commission 2 years
  • 30 Year Resident/25 Year community Volunteer
  • Enumerable Non-profit boards
  • Get the Lavwma project operating and solve our capacity/overflow problem
  • Get CWR operating in conjunction with DERWA to use 100% of our recycled water for irrigationr irri
  • Continue to locate cost savings programs
James B. Kohnen, P.E. 2181 votes 10.7%
  • Occupation: Teacher-Engineer
  • BA, Biology - Ripon College
  • Master of Science, St. Mary's College
  • Doctor of Education, University of San Francisco
  • Colonel (Retired), Corps of Engineers, US Army Reserve
  • Science Teacher San Leandro High School
  • Management Faculty St. Mary's College & University of Phoenix
  • Water - Safe and reliable service
  • Waste Water - Efficient and economical operation
  • Recycled Water - Save a limited resource
Richard T. Lee 2016 votes 9.8%
  • Occupation: Operations Manager
  • Caldwell Banker Realtor
  • Former DSRC Operations Supervisor
  • Former USNR Military Instructor
  • Former San Mateo County Reserve Deputy Sheriff
Elmer Mark Kropp 1452 votes 7.1%
  • Occupation: Biotechnology Consultant
  • Biology-University of California, Berkeley
  • MD-American University
  • Research Scientist/Physician-Bayer Corp.
  • Member Conservation/Environment Commission-Branford, CT
  • Secretary, Board of Directors-BCTV Public Access TV
  • Eagle Scout-Lifetime Member/United Way Volunteer
  • To continue the delivery of safe, healthy water,
  • To ensure the adequate maintenance of infrastructure,
  • To act fiscally responsible and keep rates down!
Andrew J. Cleary 906 votes 4.4%
(This candidate has been invited to participate in Smart Voter but had not responded as of this date.)
  • Occupation: Computer Scientist
Mark H. Breazeal 816 votes 4.0%
  • Occupation: Management Consultant
  • former memeber of student union governing board--S.F. State University
  • San Francisco State University Bookstore Board of Directors
  • Candidate for Alameda county Supervisor, March, 2000
  • attended San Francisco State University
  • former President of Ashland Oil Co. of California
  • Real estate development & property management experience
  • Lower rates for customers & provide better quality of service
  • Avoid having sewage water as drinking water for customers
  • Job/housing balance with good infrastructure development

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