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Santa Clara County, CA November 5, 2002 Election
Board Member; Milpitas Unified School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 20 3:06pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (40/40)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Marsha Grilli 6,814 votes 31.7%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • self-employed/licensed childcare provider
  • Milpitas Board of Education, 1994-2002
  • Santa Clara County School Board Association,President 2000-2001
  • California School Board Association Delegate for Santa Clara County
  • The City of Milpitas Citizen of the Year, 1995
  • Director for the Milpitas Chamber of Commerce
  • ALL Milpitas students will show continuous improvement in achievement
  • Safe,drug and violence free schools
  • Quality, well trained teachers ready to meet the challenges of a diverse student population
Michael J. "Mike" Mendizabal 5,890 votes 27.4%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Principal Construction Inspector
  • Vice-President School Board
  • Director - Milpitas Kiwanis
  • Milpitas Chamber of Commerce
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Boy Scout & Girl Scout Volunteer
  • Consistantly improving academic achievement for ALL students, while closing any "Achievement Gap" between students.
  • Maintain high educational standards by retaining quality teachers and staff.
  • Secure additional funding to further improve our educational programs and salaries.
Bill Foulk 5,004 votes 23.3%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • 12 years on the Board of Education MUSD
  • Elected Board President in 1993, 1996 & 1997
  • Board Liaison to Bond Oversite Committee
  • P.A.L. Executive Board
  • Arts Commission
  • Former High School Teacher
  • To see all Bond projects to completion including athletic fields.
  • To support the Long Range Technology Plan.
  • To fully implement the District Wide "Focus on Success" program.
Gunawan Alisantosa 3,792 votes 17.6%
  • Occupation: Computer Engineer
  • Master of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Chairman of Milpitas Energy Task Force
  • Member of Milpitas Telecommunication Commission
  • Member of Milpitas Community Library Focus Group
  • Milpitas C.E.R.T trained (Emergency Response)
  • Improve academic achievement for all students, and close achievement gap
  • Recruit and retain good teachers
  • Better use of computer and technology

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