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Contra Costa County, CA November 2, 1999 Election
Governing Board Member; Contra Costa County Lafayette School District

Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Roger Falcone 5,260 votes 40.7%

  • Occupation: Professor and Chair, UC Berkeley Physics Department
  • Ph.D. EE, Stanford 1979
  • AB Physics, Princeton 1974
  • Member, Lafayette School District Facilities Committee 1994
  • Member, Burton Valley Elementary Facilities Committee 1997-98
  • LMYA soccer and basketball coach
  • Chair, Faculty Advisory Committee for Lawrence Hall of Science 1997-98
  • academic excellence
  • supportive learning environment
  • responsiveness to community
Shayne M. Silva 4,198 votes 32.5%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • U.C. Berkeley, B.A. Social Welfare
  • 12 year resident of Lafayette & mother of 2 children
  • Governing Board Trustee 5 years
  • Governing Board President 1997-98
  • Acalanes Parent Club Board
  • 32nd District PTA Board
  • Every child a successful learner
  • Implementation of student assessment system based on District standards and benchmarks
  • Completion of district-wide school construction projects
David S. Stromberg 3,450 votes 26.7%
  • Occupation: Attorney/Mediator
  • STROMBERG LAW FIRM, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Every child, at every level of academic performance, must receive an education that challenges and stimulates their intellectual and social growth.
  • The LASF Program is an overwhelming success - let's preserve the relationship between LASF and the Board.
  • We should explore reducing class size in Grades 4-8 to a maximum of 24 students/class.

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