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Alameda County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Board Member; Alameda Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Nov 25 10:26am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (52/52)
(189 Total Write-In Votes 0.29%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Nielsen "Niel" Tam Click here for more information about this candidate 17281 votes 26.16%

  • Occupation: Retired Principal
  • Masters Degree in Special Education
  • Masters Degree in School Administration
  • Thirty-eight years serving the Alameda School District
  • The 2002 Daniel E. Koshland Civic Unity Award given by the San Francisco Foundation.
  • Coro Northern California Community Leadership Program Fellow - 2006
  • American Red Cross Community Service Award -2008
  • Selection of a superintendent who is culturally competent and has the skills to build relationships with the different unions in the district, the co
  • Rebuild relationships between the business community and the schools. The parcel tax lawsuits are presenting problems.
  • Develop long term solutions for on going needs and leverage our resources. This is through collaboration with non government agencies, foundation
Trish Spencer Click here for more information about this candidate 12790 votes 19.36%
  • Occupation: School Volunteer/Attorney
  • U.C. Berkeley, A.B. degree, Sociology major; U.C. Irvine, Paralegal Certificate
  • Law degree, Juris Doctorate, Western State Univ., Fullerton
  • Educator - Substitute teacher in almost all AUSD schools, including English Language Learners & Special Needs
  • Committed Volunteer - Alameda PTA Council Pres. 2006-08; volunteer where there is need, not just my children's schools
  • Save Our Music; Kids Chalk Art Project ; Garden Grants; Alameda County Youth Planning Panel
  • My four children attended AUSD (Woodstock Child Development Center, Head Start, Otis, Earhart, Lincoln, Alameda High & ACLC); 2 youngest now at AHS
  • Quality education for all AUSD students (class-size reduction,AP classes,World Languages,Intervention, art, music, sports), with Fiscal Responsibility
  • Increase educational funding to AUSD (aggressively lobby Sacramento and apply for grants)
  • Encourage community input in AUSD decisions, improve transparency, remove barriers
Ron Mooney Click here for more information about this candidate 12483 votes 18.90%
  • Occupation: Parent, Businessman
  • PTA Leader, Public Education Advocate
  • Alameda Education Foundation, Secretary
  • KASE - YES on H, Treasurer
  • Measure A (2001 & 2005) Co-Chair
  • Parent of an elementary, middle and high school student
  • Leadership and vision across the District
  • Advocate continually for fair funding and fiscal responsibility
  • Excellence education at all schools using resources equitably
Janet C. Gibson Click here for more information about this candidate 12227 votes 18.51%
  • Occupation: Incumbent, Retired AUSD Teacher, Parent/Grandparent
  • Graduate San Mateo High School
  • BA University of the Pacific
  • MA Boston University
  • Co-Chair Alameda Collaborative for Children, Youth and Families
  • President, Ecumenical Peace Institute
  • 31 year AUSD Special Education teacher (Pre School through High School
  • Selection, Mentoring & Supervision of next AUSD Superintendent
  • Maintaining & Improving Excellence & Equity in Alameda School System
  • Honoring and Encouraging Community & Employee input in Fiscal & Educational Management of District
David Forbes Click here for more information about this candidate 11082 votes 16.78%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Small business manager/operator
  • Instructor Trainer
  • Educational Excellence
  • Educational Equity
  • Stable & Dependable Financing

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