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Los Angeles County, CA November 8, 2005 Election
Governing Board Member; Claremont Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Nov 28 4:37pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (15/15)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Jeanne Hamilton Click here for more information about this candidate 6,471 votes 24.68%

  • Occupation: College Administrator
  • BA Sociology, MSSW Social Work, PhD Education
  • 19 years as Community College Vice President
  • Incumbent, Board President, 2004
  • Co-chair, Measure Y Campaign
  • 24 year resident of Claremont
  • Commitment to maintaining the momentum of academic improvement for all kids
  • Advocate for kids nutrition and fitness issues
  • Commitment to finding the resources to complete facilities improvements
Steven M. Llanusa Click here for more information about this candidate 5,459 votes 20.82%
  • Occupation: Parent/School Teacher
  • Claremont High School PFA Vice President
  • Red Cross Community Service Award
  • California PTA Service Award
  • N.A.S.A. Student Teacher Excellent Project
  • Claremont District Asset Advisory Board
  • Claremont Educational Foundation - Patron
  • Increasing Student Achievement
  • Expand District Collaborations with Colleges, City, and Parent Groups
  • Improve Student Safety
Mary A. Caenepeel Click here for more information about this candidate 5,442 votes 20.75%
  • Occupation: Educational Consultant
  • B.A. University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada
  • Founding member and first president Pomona Valley Meals on Wheels 1972-75
  • Sumner PFA volunteer 1988-93, President 1992-93
  • PFA Central Council President 1993-94
  • Categorical Programs Coordinator, Sumner Elementary 1994-2005
  • CUSD Budget Advisory Committee 2004
  • Regard each child as an individual
  • Preserve unique culture of our individual schools
  • Proactively engage the community in a collaborative approach to addressing Claremont sschool issues
Kevin James Arnold Click here for more information about this candidate 3,465 votes 13.21%
  • Occupation: College Educator
  • Parent
  • Retired Military - 22 year Army officer
  • CHS Site Council member
  • Chair, Claremont Police Commission
  • Past Commander - American Legion Post 78
  • Kids - achieving potential must be the first consderation
  • Community - partnership requires dialogue and involvement
  • Future - Board focus must be 5 to 10 years to the future
Kris M. Meyer Click here for more information about this candidate 3,116 votes 11.88%
  • Occupation: Construction Manager
  • Bachelors Degree in Architecture
  • Business Entrepreneur, Co-Incorporator, & Co-Owner
  • President - Ledesma & Meyer Construction Company Inc.
  • President - Ledesma & Meyer Development Inc
  • Charter Board Member - Associated California Construction Managers
  • Member - Coalition For Adequate School Housing
  • Create alternative income streams into the District to enable the District to become partially fiscally independent from Sacramento
  • Complete all Measure "Y" Bond Modernization & New Construction Projects
  • Bring back Vocational Education & Fine Arts programs cut from past budgets
Niles Hirschi Click here for more information about this candidate 2,268 votes 8.65%
  • Occupation: Student
  • Student in CUSD for 8 years
  • Instill the importance of hard work in all of Claremont's students through a more vigorous curriculum
  • Be more proactive and communicate with all stake holders in the CUSD as often as possible
  • Offer alternatives to a strict college track with more vocational and learn-by-doing programs

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