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Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Board Member; Berryessa Union School District Voter Information

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Results as of Nov 25 11:10am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (62/62)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Richard Claspill Click here for more information about this candidate 7,149 votes 21.55%

  • Occupation: Retired Teacher
  • BA UOP '72 and 90 postgraduate units various colleges
  • PTA Ruskin, Noble, Majestic Way & Chaboya schools
  • Teen Club at Quimby Oak & Chaboya Schoools
  • 35 years teaching experience, Evergreen & Berryessa schools
  • Bilingual & Multicultural, travel to Asia, Europe & lain America
  • Triple major; Spanish, Political Science & Inter-American Studies
  • Honor employees by giving preference for Berryessa promotions, hire from within the District
  • Supports measure W to provide school funding, promotes grant writing processing
  • Wants to create fundraising coordinating committee for more effectiveness
Khoa Nguyen Click here for more information about this candidate 6,798 votes 20.49%
  • Occupation: Financial Analyst
  • Master of Business Administration, SJSU
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Finance, SJSU
  • Peace Officer Standards and Training Certificate, Evergreen Valley College
  • Operational finance experience in the high tech sector
  • Born and raised lifelong resident of the area
  • Reserve Police Officer and community volunteer
  • Increase academic performances
  • Promote fiscal responsibility
  • Focus on student safety
David J. Neighbors Click here for more information about this candidate 6,673 votes 20.11%
  • Occupation: Certified Public Accountant
  • B.S. in Business Admin. & M.S. Taxation from San Jose State University
  • Tax - Partner-in Charge, Johanson & Yau Accountancy Corporation
  • Lifelong resident and alum of Berryessa schools
  • Trustee, The National Hispanic University
  • Member, Berryessa Union School District Budget Committee
  • Chair, Berryessa Union School District Bond Oversight Committee
  • Provide improved oversight and transparency to district finances
  • Encourage communication between District employees and trustees
  • Promote additonal sources of revenue for the District
Rudy N Nasol Click here for more information about this candidate 6,421 votes 19.35%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Past Chair, SJ Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Commissioner, SJ Community Development Block Grant
  • Past President, Berryessa Citizens Adsvisory Council
  • Delegate, California School Board Assn Delegate Assembly
  • President (3x), SJ Maharlika Host Lions Club
  • Facilities Project Manager, SJ Evergreen Comm College District
  • Continue to improve students academic performance beyond establish standards.
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive curriculum program to ensure high quality student learning and better prepare our students in high school.
  • Continue to enhance our physical facilities in order to provide a safe and comfortable environment for our staff and students.
David S. Hernandez Click here for more information about this candidate 6,140 votes 18.50%
  • Occupation: Program Director
  • B.S. Loyola University, New Orleans
  • M.S. Organizational Leadership Fall 2008
  • PTA President, Majestic Way Elementary
  • Chair, School Site Council, Majestic Way Elementary
  • Member, Berryessa District Advisory Council
  • Member, DELAC Sub Committee
  • Increase collaboration amongst schools, community, parents, local business, and city and state.
  • Increase Fiscal and Policy Accountability.
  • Increase student achievement through adequate measureable assessments.

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