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

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 20 3:06pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (37/37)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Sheila Billings 5,535 votes 23.0%

  • Occupation: Credentialed Teacher and Full-Time Mom
  • Taught grades 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th, 1985-2000
  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
  • Mentor Teacher / Teacher Trainer
  • Area native, 12-year-district resident, mother of 2, 7, and 10-year-olds (12 more years in USD schools)
  • School Site Council Member (current Chairperson), Prior Home & School Club President
  • B.A. Liberal Studies, Minor in Business
  • Strengthen parent communication and involvement with the district and the board
  • Support teachers with necessary resources as they provide a comprehensive curriculum that meets each student's individual needs
  • Help each school offer an excellent array of enrichment and fine arts programs, including sharing resources intra-district
Cindy Goodsell 5,468 votes 22.7%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Union School District Trustee 1994-present, two terms as board president
  • Small business advisor/CPA
  • School district auditor
  • Finance chairperson for the successful 92 million dollar Measure C school bond campaign
  • Campbell Union High School District Financial Advisory Committee 2000-present
  • 3 sons attending public schools
  • Manage our financial resources wisely in these difficult economic times.
  • Complete the modernization of our school campuses on time and on budget with the least amount of disruption to our students and staff.
  • Better meet the individual learning needs of our students
Janice Hector 5,308 votes 22.0%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Math Teacher, De Anza Community College
  • Master of Arts, Mathematics; MBA - Executive Management
  • President of Board of Trustees, 12 years of service
  • Active parent volunteer, fund-raiser
  • Lived in district for 21 years, four children
  • Married 29 years
  • Capitalize on the excellent relationships between the board, administration, teachers, parents and staff to make a great district even better.
  • Ensure long-term financial health of district.
  • Expand opportunities for children in sports, music and the arts, as well as in programs for gifted and at-risk students.
Richard J. Salciccia 4,837 votes 20.1%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Lifelong resident of the area and parent of three.
  • Union School District Trustee 1994 - present, past president,
  • SC County Committee on Housing and Community Development.
  • Cambrian Community Council, past president
  • USD Budget Advisory Committee, Home and School Club, Art Vistas, Rolling Reader.
  • Viet Nam Vet, 1st Lt US Army, Bronze Star, Purple Heart.
  • Completion of bond modernization projects as planned and promised.
  • Curriculum and program enhancement to raise student performance.
  • Better asset management and marketing to increase revenue.
Christy Guerra-Raynor 2,934 votes 12.2%
  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Graduate of Union School Districts Cinnabar Elementary & Dartmouth Middle School. Also Branham High School
  • West Valley College Associates of Arts, Communication Studies
  • Lifelong resident of Union School District
  • 2 children attending Athenour Elementary School
  • Happily married 9 years to JR Raynor
  • California Notary Public & Notary Loan Signing Agent
  • Teacher and Student Development - creates student success through a safe and supportive learning environment.
  • Fiscal Responsibility - maintain accountability and quality in our district.
  • Technology Improvments - a vital learning tool and needs continuous evaluation, monitoring and upgrade.

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