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San Mateo County, CA November 3, 2009 Election
Board Member; San Mateo-Foster City School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 29 12:09pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (87/87)
27.8% Voter Turnout (77,340/277,759)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Ellen Mallory Ulrich Click here for more information about this candidate 10,094 votes 28.5%

  • Occupation: Parent, Community Volunteer
  • Co-Chair, Measure L Facilities Bond Campaign
  • District Facilities Advisory Committee
  • District Impacted Enrollment Committee
  • 3 time Site Council Chair, PTA committees
  • 2 term San Mateo Park and Rec Commissioner
  • MBA - Finance, BA - Political Science
  • Represent parent voices on a balanced School Board with both parent and community members
  • Address the District's Program Improvement plan by supporting the high achievement of students and teachers
  • Continue my work on facilities modernization and technology implementation
Lory Lorimer Lawson Click here for more information about this candidate 9,863 votes 27.9%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • School & Community Volunteer
  • San Mateo-Foster City Resident - 39 years
  • Now, more that ever, I believe that every child's education matters; Strong fiscal management is critical;
  • Recruitment and retention of quality staff are key; and
  • Successful partnerships must be nurtured with parents, cities and communites.
Julie S. Chan Click here for more information about this candidate 8,875 votes 25.1%
  • Occupation: Business Professional/Parent
  • Business professional with over 25 years experience, bringing the skills of collaboration, fiscal responsibility, and sound decision-making.
  • Parent of two elementary school children enrolled in our public schools
  • Education: B.S., Cornell University
  • Creating a strong academic curriculum that engages and challenges students at all levels, with an emphasis on improving math.
  • Addressing important issues such as future enrollment growth, special education, standards based grading, etc.
  • Finding avenues to provide technology, music, physical education, and the arts to all schools.
John Miller Click here for more information about this candidate 6,534 votes 18.5%
  • Occupation: Software Developer
  • BS Business Administration, San Francisco State University
  • 19-year resident and homeowner in the district
  • Parent of a 4-year-old entering the district schools in 2010
  • Planning for the future in an era of fiscal constraint
  • Proactively addressing capacity issues, Special Education requirements, and other areas of growing need
  • Ensuring that improvements in school scores are matched by real growth in individual student performance

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.

Candidate Forums

  • Candidates' Forum
  • Thursday, 8 October 7 - 8 pm
  • San Mateo-Foster City School District Board Room, 1170 Chess, Foster City
News and Analysis

Enrollment Top Issue for Candidates 10/21/2009

School Candidates Talk Budget, Enrollment 10/06/2009
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