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Allegheny County, PA November 3, 2009 Election
School Director; Mount Lebanon School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of November 4 12:16am
Candidates (Vote for 4)
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Mary D. Birks Click here for more information about this candidate 5088 votes 21.29%

  • Party: Democratic, Republican
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A. Communications
  • Past Board Member-Outreach Teen & Family Services
  • Past President - Mt. Lebanon PTA Council
  • Ex-offico Board Member - MLFE
  • Internal Assessment Team
  • Educations Specifications Committee
  • Build Consensus among Board members in order to Provide the Best Education Possible for Each and Every Student
  • Provide Leadership and Governance to the Board
  • Encourage innovation and creativity District-wide to establish greater efficiencies
Dale F. Ostergaard Click here for more information about this candidate 4845 votes 20.28%
  • Party: Democratic, Republican
  • Occupation: Director - Software Development, ANSYS Inc.
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
  • MS Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of Pennsylvania
  • Past Advisory Board Chairman, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
  • Elder, Mt. Lebanon United Presbyterian Church
  • Former Scoutmaster, Boy Scout Troop 284
  • Strategic planning, policy setting, and critical evaluation with the goal of advancing the excellence in education in Mt. Lebanon
  • A line item review and budget plan that aligns with strategic goals and objectives
  • A High School Project that achives the stated goals within a reasonable budget and which brings value to the community and taxpayer
Daniel L. "Dan" Remely Click here for more information about this candidate 3695 votes 15.46%
  • Party: Democratic, Republican
  • Occupation: Real estate developer
  • Mt. Lebanon School Director
  • President, H-Squared Properties
  • Bethany College BA 1974
  • Ohio Paralegal Inst. 1976
  • Academic excellence and leadership
  • Controlling the budget
  • High School improvement project within a reasonable budget
Josephine Posti Click here for more information about this candidate 3537 votes 14.80%
  • Party: Democratic, Republican
  • Occupation: Public Relations
  • External Affairs, Pennsylvania American Water
  • School Board Vice President (2007)
  • Policy Committee (2005 to 2007)
  • TIF Committee 2006 (voted against the TIF)
  • Liaison to Mt. Lebanon PTA Council (2008 to present)
  • Mt. Lebanon Foundation for Education
  • Providing the best education possible for each and every student
  • Completing high school renovation project on-time and under budget
  • Balancing our community's economic challenges with the needs of a first-in-class school district
Alan R. Silhol 3504 votes 14.66%
  • Party: Democratic, Republican
Robert Edward Gardner, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 3227 votes 13.50%
  • Party: Democratic, Republican
  • Occupation: Vice President & General Manager Donna Karan Intimate Appare
  • BS in Business from University of Pittsburgh
  • BA in Writing from University of Pittsburgh
  • President, Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, University of Pittsburgh 1982-1984
  • Interfraternity Council Judicial Board Justice University of Pittsburgh 1982-1984
  • Director; Mushroom Family Learning Center 2007-Present
  • Committed to leaving Mt Lebanon better than I found it by re-investing in our facilities and community spaces
  • To bring consensus-building, collaborative leadership back to the school board as we enter a pivotal time in our history
  • To exercise fiscal responsibil;ity that balances the concerns of current taxpayers with the need to attract new tax payers in the future

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