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Santa Clara County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Governing Board Member; Milpitas Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 2:50pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (40/40)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Althea Polanski 5,851 votes 28.3%

  • Occupation: School Board President/School Board Trustee/Businesswoman
  • School Board President, 1998-Present
  • School Board Member, 1983-Present
  • Metropolitan Education District Board President, 1999-Present
  • Chair, 2000 Milpitas Relay for Life
  • Milpitas Citizen of the Year, 1994
  • Milpitas Community Advisory Commissioner
  • Focus on Success for all our students
  • Learning environment that is safe and provides the needed resources
  • Accountability in our schools for students, teachers and administrators
Carmen Montano 5,288 votes 25.6%
  • Occupation: Public School Teacher
  • BA in Liberal Arts from San Jose State University and currently pursuing a Masters degree in Math, Science and Technology.
  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from CSU Monterey Bay.
  • Planning Commissioner for the City of Milpitas and a previous Parks, Recreation, Cultural Arts Commissioner.
  • Co-founder of the Sunnyhills Improvement Association. Advisory Committee member of the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority.
  • Member of the American Association of University Women. Board member to Bay Area Wide Legal Services and ESO (Economic,Social Opportunities)
  • Past member of The Santa Clara Valley East Valley Flood Control Advisory Committee.
  • I support schools in meeting state mandated requirements for raising SAT 9 scores
  • I will lead efforts to reduce traffic congestion at Milpitas High, and form strong partnerships with the High Tech Industry in Milpitas
  • I can build better lines of communication between the community, the schools, and the school board
Debbie Eitner 5,281 votes 25.5%
  • Occupation: Incumbent/Middle School Teacher
  • Bachelor's Degree in Child Psychology
  • Girl Scout Leader
  • Experience on various district/school committees
  • Past PTA President, Burnett Elementary School
  • Member, Milpitas Chamber of Commerce
  • Continued improvement for academic success and accountability
  • Provide a safe, academically challenging environment
  • Business and community partnerships to enhance student learning
Zeya Mohsin 2,231 votes 10.8%
  • Occupation: Pre-School Teacher
Paul A. Simoni 2,039 votes 9.9%
  • Occupation: College Student
  • A.A. Liberal Arts 1992 Ohlone College
  • Ex. Truck Driver
  • Ipmrove education
  • Remove exsess bureaucratic regulation
  • Ensure graduit requirments current with college and busness needs.

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