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Los Angeles County, CA November 6, 2007 Election
Governing Board Member; Culver City Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Nov 21 4:55pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (13/13)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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C. Scott Zeidman Click here for more information about this candidate 1,298 votes 24.45%

  • Occupation: Attorney/Business Owner
  • Father of an 8 year old (3rd Grade/El Marino) and a 3 year old (joining CCUSD in 2008)
  • Culver City resident since 1972
  • Culver City High School Graduate ('80), Culver City Junior High School ('77), and Farragut Elementary School ('74)
  • Bachelor of Science from Loyola Marymount University ('84) and Juris Doctorate from UC Davis ('90)
  • Communicating with our residents so that we can increase community participation in our schools.
  • Getting a hold on our enrollment with the distinct possibility of limiting permits to an extent so that we can better educate Culver City students.
  • Ensuring that we recruit and maintain the best possible teachers and staff
Steven M. "Steve" Gourley Click here for more information about this candidate 1,285 votes 24.21%
  • Occupation: Financial Attorney
  • Safe, Secure, and Clean Schools for the Students
  • Smaller Class Sizes
  • Listen to voters, parents, teachers, students
Roger Maxwell Click here for more information about this candidate 1,193 votes 22.48%
  • Occupation: Retired Juvenile Probation Officer & Computer Programmer
  • Culver City resident with wife Annette (Professor at UCLA) since 1991.
  • HSA recipient 2004; (co) President PTA Farragut; ABC Project Founder
  • PTA Committees: Historian; Traffic/Safety; Art; Playground Improvement; Multiplication Tables Project
  • Community Service: (co) Founder two Culver City Scout Troops; Coached two Sally Ride Toy Challenge teams (National Math & Science Contest)
  • Two Culver City School daughters, McKenna at CCMS, Katherine at CCHS
  • BA in History, California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • Safety in and around schools, including traffic control.
  • Balance enrollment process through scrutiny of permit process and teacher retention to optimize class sizes.
  • Hold regularly scheduled meetings with parents, teachers, & community members to be an informed representative at school board meetings.
Michael W. Eskridge Click here for more information about this candidate 910 votes 17.14%
  • Occupation: Businessman/Florist
  • Culver Elementary School, Culver Junior High School, Culver High School
  • Santa Monica College, Brigham Young University, University of California at Los Angeles, University of Southern California
  • California School Boards Association Masters of Boardsmanship, Florist Transworld Deliver Association Master Designer Degree
  • Owner Culver Center Flowers, Inc. Culver City Flower Shop
  • Married 31years, father of Adam (25) and Brian (23)Culver City High School. Wife Patty, first grade teacher Farragut Elementary.
  • Expanding educational options for all children to learn at their own level.
  • Holding a hard line on discipline so all children feel safe at schools.
  • Accountability at all levels of the educational system.
Alan Elmont Click here for more information about this candidate 622 votes 11.72%
  • Occupation: Businessman/Attorney
  • Member Community Budget Advisory Committee
  • Member Site Council
  • Juris Doctor, Loyola Law School Class 1997
  • BA Political Science Univ. of Mass. 1975
  • Married to Teri Scott for 24 years
  • Proud Dad to Chani, Monika and Lee
  • Communication and outreach to families, teachers and community
  • Public preparation to address the fiscal issues of declining enrollent
  • Continued growth and improvement of excellent education for our students

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  Official Information

Culver City Unified School District
District Statistics
LWV/PTA Candidate Forum

date: Tuesday October 16
time: 7:30-9:00pm
place: Linwood E. Howe School Auditorium
moderator: Barbara Inatsugu
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