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Why are you running for this office?

Age 42
Birthplace (city) Panorama City
Residence (city) Granite Bay
Campaign telephone (916) 532-9451
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Education Law degree, College of William & Mary, 2003; bachelor's degree, creative studies, UC Santa Barbara, 1999.
Experience Attorney, civil litigation, 2004-present; Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council, 2 years.
My family was drawn to Granite Bay by the excellent school district. All 4 of my children attend the local schools, and I am committed to supporting public education. I am running to support our students and the next generation.
Age 59
Birthplace (city) Covina
Residence (city) Granite Bay
Campaign telephone (916) 757-1448
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Education Master's of public health, health services management, UCLA, 1986; bachelor's degree, behavioral sciences, Cal Poly, Pomona, 1984.
Experience Health care executive; member of many boards, including a non-public school; parent of three children educated in EUSD schools.
I am passionate about the importance of a good education. Our children will compete globally for college, jobs and careers. EUSD prepares them to be ready. I will steward EUSD’s resources and dedicate my skills, passion and leadership to the board.
Age 42
Birthplace (city) Los Angeles
Residence (city) Granite Bay
Education Doctorate in education, UCLA, 2008; master's in education, UCLA, 2005; bachelor's degree, psychology and Spanish, Georgetown University, 1999.
Experience Consultant, California Department of Education, Expanded Learning Division, 2015-18; consultant/evaluator, Los Angeles County Office of Education, 2008-present; consultant, Orange County Dept. of Education, 2015-17.
As an educator, I want to support our schools in preparing our students for success in the 21st century. This means integrating innovative STEM learning experiences that will cultivate the skills required for jobs that have not yet been developed.
Age 44
Birthplace (city) Sacramento
Residence (city) Granite Bay
Campaign telephone (916) 769-2028
Education Master's of public administration, CSU Northridge, 2005; bachelor's degree, English, CSU Northridge, 2002.
Experience Board member, Eureka Union School District, 2010-present; CEO, Leverage Buying Group, 2017-present; chief strategy officer, United Way California Capital Region, 2012-16; executive director, Muscular Dystrophy Assn., 2008-12.
To enhance the safety of our school campuses, develop a more robust STEM program, advocate for a more innovative approach that enhances the social-emotional wellness of our students, and continually push to eradicate bullying of all forms.