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Hamilton County, OH November 8, 2005 Election
Board Member; Sycamore Community School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

The board is a policy-making body, but exercises only those powers delegated to it by state law. It chooses its own officers.

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Diane Adamec Click here for more information about this candidate 4,879 votes 23.73%

  • Procter and Gamble Manager (1984-2002), various assignments both domestically and abroad
  • Relevant experiences in Human Resources, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Logistics/Transportation including union relations
  • Experience leading large groups of people through changing business situations and managing in times of both downsizing and financial crises
  • Active volunteer for Sycamore Schools and the community
  • Mother of two Sycamore Students (grades 3 and 5)
  • BS Electrical Engineering, Kansas State University
  • Maintain excellent educational quality.
  • Contain costs and improve cost effectiveness in our operations.
  • Improve communications and accountability with the community.
Jean A. Staubach Click here for more information about this candidate 4,313 votes 20.98%
  • Occupation: Science Coordinator - ACGIH
  • Married, 4 children
  • BS Biology, University of Dayton
  • Sycamore School Board member (1997-2005)
  • 1. Maintain focus on the "Contract with the Community"
  • 2. Execute the 5-Year Financial Plan
  • 3. Maintain Sycamore's educational excellence
Mary C. Overman Click here for more information about this candidate 3,698 votes 17.99%
  • Occupation: Adjunct Professor of Special Education University of Cincinn
  • Community/neighborhood: Blue Ash
  • Masters of Education (with Honors) Valdosta State College
  • -Continue to maintain our "excellent" State rating.
  • -Effectively implement State and Federal mandates.
  • -Remain fiscally responsible to the taxpayers.
Rick Friedman Click here for more information about this candidate 3,587 votes 17.45%
  • Occupation: President, Columbia Personnel
  • MMgmt - Kellogg Graduate School (Northwestern Univ.), 1980
  • Wrote book on balancing Federal Budget
  • Own Blue Ash based company
  • Have lived in District 21 years
  • Married to Valerie 24 years
  • Boys: Aaron - 18, Rob - 15
  • Reinstate consensus-building communication with the community (voters, taxpayers, government bodies, parents, students, and staff-members).
  • Institute sound business practices (Financial / Analytical / Operational).
  • Benchmark with well-run "similar" statewide districts.
Mary Jane Kenyon Click here for more information about this candidate 2,743 votes 13.34%
  • Occupation: retired - administrator assistant
  • Glendale High School
  • OH State Auditor trained
  • accountability
  • communication
  • fiscal responsibility
Frank L. Hutson, III Click here for more information about this candidate 1,340 votes 6.52%
  • Occupation: Sales/Advertising
  • BA University of Notre Dame
  • Culver Military Academy Summer/Winter
  • Maintain fiscal responsibility
  • Find alternative ways to cut costs and not jepordise the education of the students
  • Communicate fully the progress of the board

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