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Los Angeles County, CA April 5, 2005 Election
Board Member; Glendale Unified School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 3)

Unofficial election results have been manually collected from City Clerk's office and will be updated as available.
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Gregory S. Krikorian 12,619 votes 20.0%

Chuck Sambar Click here for more information about this candidate 9,194 votes 14.5%
  • Occupation: Incumbent/Glendale Board of Education
  • Education Consultant, Los Angeles Countty Office of Education
  • Consultant, California Department of Education
  • Teacher, Hoover High School
  • Administrator, Hoover High and Crescenta Valley High Schools,
  • Business owner
  • Columnist/
  • Leadership for academic and teaching excellence
  • Open communication and collaboration with respect
  • Responsible budgeting and fiscal integrity
Joylene K. Wagner Click here for more information about this candidate 9,100 votes 14.4%
  • Occupation: Parent/Substitute Teacher
  • Active GUSD parent since 1987; Council PTA President 2000-02
  • Substitute teacher, K-12, and elementary chorus director/instructor GUSD
  • Community volunteer for more than 20 years
  • Civil litigation paralegal, 1977-82
  • B.A. in Western Civilization, UCSC, 1976, with honors
  • Challenging students to achieve high standards while providing the programs which help them succeed--arts, school-to-career, athletics
  • Maintaining the smallest class sizes possible despite budget cuts
  • Increasing communication among school, home, and community to help all students succeed
Nayiri Nahabedian Click here for more information about this candidate 7,824 votes 12.4%
  • Occupation: Professor at CSULA's School of Social Work
  • BA. , MSW. Degrees from UCLA
  • Commission on the Status of Women, City Of Glendale (1/04-present)
  • Toll Middle School, Generation Next Mentorship Program: Founding Member (1996)
  • Californians for a New Century Alliance (6/00-1/01)
  • Young Professionals, AGBU: Founding Member (11/95-7/99)
  • Local School Relations: Chairperson, ANC (12/02-11/04)
  • Build a Healthy Educational Environment
  • Develop a New Era of Partnership
  • Create the Resources Our Students Deserve
Louise Foote Click here for more information about this candidate 6,565 votes 10.4%
  • Occupation: Mathematic Coach/Teacher
  • Master Degree: School Administration/Supervision
  • California Credential: School Administration/Supervision
  • Bachelor's Degree:General Teaching
  • California Credential for General Teaching
  • California Credentials: English As-A-Sewcond Language and Parent Education
  • Specially Designed EnglishInstruction forImmigrant Students
  • Keep a strong curricular and instructional program for all students
  • Cuts are inevitable, but stay far away from classroom instruction
  • The declining enrollment which causes encroachments on general funds for programs
Maria Prieto Rochart, Dr. Click here for more information about this candidate 6,292 votes 10.0%
  • Occupation: Director, Children's Centers
  • Doctorate, Clinical Psychology
  • Masters, Counseling Psychology
  • Bachelors, Psychology
  • Chair, Glendale Commission on the Status of Women
  • Employer of the Year, Glendale Youth Alliance
  • Advancing the Status of Women Award, Soroptimist International
  • Initiate innovative incentive programs for teachers
  • provide quality alternative learning solutions for those at risk of failing
  • bring accountability to our schools to ensure our students succeed
Sally Nilssen Click here for more information about this candidate 4,347 votes 6.9%
  • Occupation: Statistician/Demographer
  • B.A. and M.A., University of Southern California, in sociology, demography, and gerontology.
  • Planner and analyst with Los Angeles United Way and U.S. Census Bureau.
  • Member of GUSD Measure K Advisory Bond Committee, three years.
  • Mother of two children in the GUSD.
  • New funding sources for the schools, looking particularly to new foundation and government grants for program needs.
  • More vocational education options including internships, apprenticeships, and GCC exchanges.
  • Preparation for declining enrollment and support of "Best Practices" from school to school.
Naira Khachatrian 4,192 votes 6.6%
Hasmig Aslanian 3,066 votes 4.9%

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