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|Ventura County, CA||November 2, 2004 Election|
Ballot Statement: November 2, 2004
By Larry KennedyCandidate for Governing Board Member; Ventura County Community College District; Trustee Area 3
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This is a full text copy of the statement that will appear on the ballotName: LARRY KENNEDY OCCUPATION: College Educator/Manager AGE: 57
I believe in a quality education for all students. We help students transfer to four-year degree colleges. However, about 40% of Ventura County residents (above 25 years) have no college education. With my leadership we can do more to help our businesses and workforce compete globally.
The taxpayer is overburdened. I will bring resources to our colleges through partnerships. I will conserve YOUR MONEY.
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION Director of the Oxnard College Job and Career Center
20 years of leadership positions with Chambers of Commerce, American Red Cross, Rotary International, and the Community Economic Development and Private Industry Councils.
Taught management and economic theory classes at Oxnard College for 25 years.
I am a Viet Nam Veteran (served in the Philippines). Later I earned my way to a BA in Economics from UCSB and an MBA from California Lutheran University.
ENDORSEMENTS Bob Gonzales and Art Hernandez, standing Community College Trustees Tom Mahon, County of Ventura Auditor-Controller (retired) Tim Hirschberg, two term Community College Trustee and Paul Dwork, Merlin Medical Supplies business owner
FAMILY: Married 26 years with children ages 17 and 20. Combined residency of Ojai or Camarillo for over 40 years. My family came to Ventura County in the 1880s.
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