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    Thomas Adams

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    Cindy Pickett

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Why are you running for this office?

Age 58
Birthplace (city) Berkeley
Residence (city) Davis
Campaign telephone (530) 848-9728
Campaign email tadams@dcn.org
Education Ph.D., European history, UC Davis, 1995; master's degree, master's of European history, UC Davis, 1987; bachelor's degree, history, CSU Chico, 1983.
Experience Trustee, Davis Joint Unified School District Board, 2014-present; deputy superintendent, CA Dept. of Education (CDE), 2015-present; director, CDE, 2003-15; administrator, CDE, 2000-03; consultant, CDE, 1997-2000; assessment consultant, 1992.
As a trustee, it has been an honor to work with the community to improve Davis schools. By focusing on all students, we will individualize education for every student, including English learners, LGBTQ, those of poverty, and those with disabilities.
Age 56
Birthplace (city) Cambridge, MA
Residence (city) Davis
Campaign telephone (530) 746-8657
Campaign email joe@joe4schools.com
Education Master's of business administration, Stanford University, 1988; bachelor's degree, psychology, Harvard University, 1984.
Experience Executive Director, UC Davis Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, 2018-present; president, Fido Management LLC, 2001-present; professor, UC Davis Graduate School of Management, 2008-present; president, Davis Schools Foundation, 2017-present.
There is no greater responsibility for the current generation than to provide for the education and well-being of the next one. I'm committed to using my experience, skills and relationships to deliver the education every child needs and deserves.
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Age 46
Birthplace (city) Enid, OK
Residence (city) Davis
Campaign telephone (530) 574-5500
Campaign email pickett4schools@gmail.com
Education Doctorate, social psychology, Ohio State University, 1999; master's degree, social psychology, Ohio State University, 1996; bachelor's degree, psychology, Stanford University, 1994; graduate, Mt. Carmel High School, 1990.
Experience Associate professor of psychology, UC Davis, 2004-present; associate vice-provost for faculty equity and inclusion, UC Davis, 2017-present; member, DJUSD Parcel Tax Oversight Committee, 2017; president, Montessori Parents Advisory Committee, 2015-17.
I am running for school board to ensure the Davis Joint Unified School District provides a high-quality public education that serves the needs of all students. Access, inclusion, and equity are core values that I will bring to the board if elected.