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Los Angeles County, CA November 6, 2007 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Michael W. Eskridge

Candidate for
Governing Board Member; Culver City Unified School District

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Biographical Information

Name: Michael Wayne Eskridge

Birthdate: August 13, 1949

Resident of Culver City: 58 years

Studies: Business, Distributive Education, Art.

Work Experience: Culver City Star News # Delivered Newspapers -1958-68, Culver City Flower Shop # Clean up, Sales, Design - 1962-65, Culver Center Flowers # Sales, Design, Owner # 1965-present, Culver City High School Students Store # Sales - 1965-67, Jepson's Floral # Provo Utah # Design # 1969-71, American Music Abroad # Youth Music Tours 1972-73, Culver City Adult School # Consultant # 1987-93

Elected to Board: 1991

Married: October 23, 1976

Wife: Patty Eskridge # August 27, 1953 # Graduated Santa Monica High School 1971, Santa Monica College, California State University Northridge # Teacher # LAUSD # 10 years, CCUSD # 20 years # 1st grade.

Son: Adam # March 25, 1982 # Farragut Elementary, Culver City Middle School, Culver City High School # Football and Golf Teams, Class Council, Rancho Park Golf Traveling Team # Current PE Coach La Ballona Elementary School and Freshman Basketball Coach Culver City High School.

Son: Brian # June 30, 1985 # Farragut Elementary, Culver City Middle School Culver City High School # Culver City Swim Team, Culver Palms YMCA Swim Team, Math Field Day Team, CCMS Class Salutatorian, Water Polo Team # Current Asst. Water Polo Coach Culver High School.

Organizations: Culver City Jaycees Member - Culver City Lions Club Past President, Eye Sight Chairman, Current Treasurer - Culver City Elks Lodge Member # Culver Palms YMCA Golden Circle # YMCA Swim Team Parents Association - 1st United Methodist Santa Monica Choir President, Administrative Board, Youth Councilor, Youth Council Board Member, Seasonal Displays Chair, Worship Council # Culver City Education Foundation # Culver City Education Committee Former Moderator # Culver City High School Boosters Club Treasurer # Farragut Elementry Fan Club - PTA and PTSA Culver Schools # Meals for Homeless # LAUSD Agriculture Board # Culver City Chamber of Commerce # Culver City Chamber Orchestra Board Member # Southern California Floral Association # California Floral Association # Florist Transworld Delivery Association # Society of American Florists - California School Boards Association # National School Boards Association # Los Angeles County School Boards Associations - PTA Member all Culver City Schools - Culver City Unified School District selection committees for Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent Finance and Human Services, High School Principal, Middle School Principal, Elementary School Principals, Reading Program Administrator-Culver City Unified School District Strategic Planing Committee and Task Forces # 2 (Security), # 3 (Employee Relations), # 9 (Child Care), # 11 (Business Relations).

Honors: Culver City Lion of the Year # Farragut PTA Honorary Service Award # Council PTA Continuing Service Award # Culver City Education Foundation Building Block # La Ballona, Farragut, CCHS Vanguard, CCHS Athletics Continuing Service Awards # Business of the Year Culver City Chamber of Commerce # Culver City Elks Family of the Year # Congressman Julian C.Dixon Award for Outstanding Contributions and Service to Culver City # Various Awards for Design in Floral Competitions

Extras: I was a volunteer at Los Angeles Unified School District inner city schools for 10 years and as a volunteer at Farragut teaching watercolor techniques for 6 years # Culver Center Flowers, Inc. donates over $ 10,000.00 every year to school related projects.

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