Woodland USD Area 1

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    Deborah Bautista Zavala

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    Tania Tafoya

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Why are you running for this office?

Age 33
Birthplace (city) Woodland
Residence (city) Woodland
Campaign telephone (530) 908-9642
Campaign email diselazavala@gmail.cm
Education Master’s of education , CSU Sacramento, 2010; bachelor’s degree, Spanish and Chicana/o Studies, UC Davis, 2008; California Politics Institute, July 2017.
Experience Vice president, Beamer School PTA, 2014-present; board member, School Site Council, 2016-18; legislative aide, state Assemblymembers, 2013-present; coordinator, Council of State Govts., 2011-13; office mgr., International House Davis, 2008-11.
I was born and raised in Woodland; as a former student and mom of school-aged children I have vested interest in Woodland schools. I am committed to continue to be an advocate for our students, parents, teachers, staff and community.
Age 41
Birthplace (city) Woodland
Residence (city) Yolo
Campaign telephone (530) 867-7255
Education Bachelor's degree, speech pathology and audiology, CSU Sacramento, 2000.
Experience Trustee, Woodland Joint Unified School District, 2014-present; training manager, Cache Creek Resort, 2007-present; WJUSD after school education & safety coordinator, English lang. devel. teacher, substitute teacher and paraprofessional, 2002-07.
I’m proud of our schools and my role on the board. There are many projects that I want to see through to completion, as well as to continue working for safer schools, demanding fiscal responsibility and ensuring a quality education for all students.