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San Mateo County, CA November 6, 2001 Election
Board Member; San Mateo Union High School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 13 12:34pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (196/196)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Robert H. Griffin 15,816 votes 26.6%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Served two previous terms on Board
  • Certified public accountant (20years experience)
  • Member of Rotary Club
  • Served on numerous non-profit boards
  • Served on Foster City Audit Committee
  • Junior Achievement volunteer
  • To insure a sound fiscal footing to build academic achievement
  • To complete the District's modernization program as we represented to the voting public
  • To recruit and retain the best teachers and to build a support system for them
Bill Prewett 13,946 votes 23.5%
  • Occupation: Retired College Teacher
  • SMUHSD Trustee 1993-1997
  • Member of Academic Senate - CCSF
  • B.A. English Literature
  • Masters Degree
  • Maintaining high scholastic standards
  • Strong evaluations of teachers and administrators
  • Developing a rich curriculum
Peter H. Hanley 10,342 votes 17.4%
  • Occupation: Business Management Consultant
  • 25 years experience in business and government
  • 5 years volunteer teacher, SMUHSD, Junior Achievement
  • 15 years strategic planning experience, including as a director at Institute for the Future, Menlo Park
  • U.S. Embassy, Commercial Attache, Beijing, China
  • M.A. International Affairs, Geo. Washington University
  • Board Member, Commonwealth Club of California, Silicon Valley; WildAid (International Wildlife Conservation)
  • Reform the high school model so that it serves all students, not just those at the top.
  • Assure a diploma means competence in reading, writing, and mathematics for every graduate.
  • Link high school more closely with work, especially in the junior and senior years. Establish specialized academies with internships in business.
Fel Anthony Amistad 9,215 votes 15.5%
  • Occupation: Parent/Finance Manager
  • Co-Chair Finance California Health Initiatives CHI
  • JayCees Dist 17 President 1990-1/League of Women Voters Member
  • BA Stanford University 1982 MBA Univ of Phoenix
  • Lions Club-Golden Gate Chapter member/San Mateo Chamber of Commerce
  • PTA Member George Hall Elementary School/math tutor volunteer
  • San Mateo Citizens Academy Graduate/Special Olympics Member
  • Improve teacher retention, continue advanced training, and recruitment ; improve school-sports facilities and libraries
  • Ensure scholastic excellence for students who must be given importance first
  • Ensure that the District improves all schools with ample priority given to students
Alberto Armas "Al" Tovar 7,936 votes 13.3%
  • Occupation: Business Owner
  • Former SMUHSD Community Liaison
  • Security Consultant
  • Increase graduation rates
  • Keep high schools safe for our children
  • Reduce class size
Joseph A. Granata 2,133 votes 3.6%
  • Occupation: Sales
  • Graduate; Hillsdale High School, 2000
  • Worked in Drama Productions at Hillsdale High School
  • Assisted teaching in acting class at Hillbarn Theater
  • Secretary, Foster City Education Committee
  • Student, College of San Mateo
  • Director, Acting Class Project, Hillsdale High School
  • To represent the community, listening to their concerns before making decisions.
  • Lowering the class size in all subjects to improve student test scores.
  • Working with current board members, and surrounding cities to make affordable housing available to our teachers and staff.

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