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Sonoma County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
City; City of Santa Rosa High School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 19 4:09pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (203/203)
(151 Writein Votes 0.1%)
Candidates (Vote for 4)
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Jim Leddy Click here for more information about this candidate 38,956 votes 18.4%

  • Occupation: Trustee, City of Santa Rosa High School District
  • District Director, Senator Wes Chesbro
  • Parent, community volunteer
  • Board of Directors, Volunteer Center of Sonoma County
  • Board Member, Sonoma County Survivor Project
  • Board Member, United Way of Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake Counties
  • Board Member, Circuit Rider Productions, Inc.
  • Increase academic achievement and provide real world opportunities through stronger vocational education
  • Maintain fiscal responsibility
  • Better community outreach and communication
Donna M. Jeye Click here for more information about this candidate 35,939 votes 17.0%
  • Occupation: President, Parent Organization
  • President, Student Teacher Parent Organization
  • Site Council Member
  • Project Grad Committee Member
  • School Volunteer
  • Parent, two children
  • Continue to expand the phonics-based reading program throughout the elementary grades.
  • Create magnet programs at each high school that is attractive to parents as well as students.
  • Improve communications with our partner elementary districts to develop much closer, mutually beneficial relationships.
Larry Haenel Click here for more information about this candidate 35,523 votes 16.8%
  • Occupation: Teacher
  • Retired High School English Teacher, 36 years classroom experience
  • President Santa Rosa Teachers Association
  • English Department Chair Montgomery High School
  • Speech and Debate Coach Montgomery High School
  • Supervisor of Student Teachers Dominican University
  • Volunteer Senior Peer Counselor Family Servicy Agency
  • Listen to teachers and parents
  • Support vocational education and college preparation
  • Support the development of magnet schools
Noreen N. Carvolth Click here for more information about this candidate 31,688 votes 15.0%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Current Vice-President, Santa Rosa Board of Education
  • Parent, Volunteer,Teacher
  • Continued implementation of district-wide plan to halt the exodus of students.
  • Implementation of the Houghton-Mifflin reading program in all elementary grades.
  • Continued communication and outreach to our teachers, staff, parents and students.
Steven Straessler Click here for more information about this candidate 23,381 votes 11.1%
  • Occupation: Skill Development Manager Agilent Technologies
  • Community College Credential
  • California Industrial Technology Education Consortium
  • Community Volunteer
  • SRCS Curriculum Committee Member
  • Improve the communication and involvement of Teachers, Staff and Parents.
  • Maintain academic standards while increasing vocational exposure for all students.
  • Maintain fiscal responsibility.
Omar A. Medina Click here for more information about this candidate 23,196 votes 11.0%
  • Occupation: Student at Sonoma State University
  • School Site Council, Lawrence Cook Junior High School 1993-1994
  • School Site Council, Elsie Allen High School 1994-1997
  • Elsie Allen High School Planning Committee, 1994-1995
  • Southwest Community Health Center Board Member, 1995
  • Executive Vice-President of A.S. at Santa Rosa Junior College, 2002
  • A.S. Liberal Studies, Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Greater fiscal efficiency through collaboration with community and business organizations.
  • Better prepare students for college by making sure high school graduation requirements are aligned with those required for four-year college entrance.
  • School equity in making sure that EVERY school is a successful school.
Lindann M (England) McPheeters Click here for more information about this candidate 22,524 votes 10.7%
  • Occupation: Educator/Consultant
  • Elementary/Seconday teacher for over 20 years
  • Secondary School Vice Principal
  • Elsie Allen High School PACK 2nd Vice-President 2002-2004
  • Elsie Allen High School Co-Chair CONNECTIONS
  • Improve communication between the school communities and the public
  • Remove obstacles to the educational process
  • Resolve the flight of students form the schools

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