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San Mateo County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Member, Board of Trustees; Cabrillo Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Dec 5 4:09pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (26/026)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Kenneth E. Jones 4,119 votes 24.7%

  • Occupation: Chief Executive Officer
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, U of Nebraska '68
  • MBA Harvard University '74
  • Complete New Middle School as Approved by Voters
  • Continue Improvements in Academic Achievement
  • Attract and Retain the Best Teachers
Ruth Palmer 3,839 votes 23.0%
  • Occupation: Social Worker (retired); parent
  • School Board member (current)
  • M.A. Social Work, U.C. Berkeley
  • B.A. Social Science, U.C. Berkeley; Phi Beta Kappa
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Member, School-Linked Services Executive Advisory Committee
  • Three children--two currently attend Half Moon Bay High School
  • Continue ongoing alignment of district curriculum with California state standards for language arts, math, social studies, and science
  • Complete construction of new middle school; additional building modernization/expansion
  • Develop strategies for increasing district revenues to support student achievement, reduce class size and more adequately compensate teachers.
Stephanie K. Miller-Morales 2,967 votes 17.8%
  • Occupation: Executive Assistant to Former Lt. Gov. of California
  • Mother of 3 Cabrillo District students- ages 13, 11, and 9
  • Master's Candidate in Public Administration at Cal State Hayward
  • B.A. in Political Science option Public Administration from Cal State Hayward 1998
  • Minor in Business Administration Cal State Hayward 1998
  • Board Member Midcoast Park Lands (local Non-Profit Organization)
  • Former member of the San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury-1998
  • Teacher Support/Parent Re-enfranchisement
  • Busing Fee Repeal
  • Middle School Resolution (let's get it built!)
Susan Foley 2,158 votes 13.0%
  • Occupation: Parent/Law Student
  • Paralegal/Third-year law student
  • 15 years experience in the legal field
  • 3 years experience in the medical field (Human Resources)
  • 8 years with children in the Cabrillo Unified School District
  • 11 years as a coastside resident
  • Volunteer time with shelters, AYSO and Little League
  • Redirecting money to benefit classrooms
  • Communication between the coastside community and administrators
  • Improve the quality of education offered by the district
Bob Ptacek 1,894 votes 11.4%
  • Occupation: Computer Consultant
  • Board Member of Montara Sanitary District
  • Funds must be spent in the most fiscally responsible manner possible.
  • Teachers must have access to the best tools and techniques.
  • The entire community must be kept informed.
Emily Berk 1,682 votes 10.1%
  • Occupation: Parent/Technology Analyst
  • Coastside Mothers' Club (Education Coordinator, President, Webmaster)
  • Membership Coordinator, Friends of HMB Library
  • Founding Member, committee for music education in every CUSD elementary school
  • Secretary, Cunha Site Council (elected by parents of Cunha students)
  • Member, CUSD District Advisory Committee
  • Member, CUSD Budget Committee
  • Re-direct funds into classrooms
  • Raise the quality of coastside education
  • Consider environmental and financial impacts of board decisions

Basic candidate data supplied by the County elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.

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