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Hamilton, Clermont County, OH November 3, 2009 Election
Board Member; Forest Hills Local 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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Julie F. Bissinger Click here for more information about this candidate 9,445 votes 27.19%

  • Occupation: Attorney
  • B.A. Grove City College- Political Science/Spanish
  • J.D. Temple University School of Law
  • Senior Assistant City Solicitor in Labor and Employment, City of Cincinnati
  • Appointed to Board of Education January 2005 by sitting Board members, elected November 2005
  • Board of Education Vice President (one year), President (two years)
  • As a parent of two sons, 12 years of individual schools (Sherwood Elementary, Nagel Middle, Anderson High Schools) and district-wide leadership roles
  • Insure adequate school funding to continue district excellence
  • Implement a seamless succession plan to replace the district's Superintendent of 17 years
  • Maintain and enhance facilities
Forest T. Heis Click here for more information about this candidate 7,317 votes 21.06%
  • Occupation: Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Chairman, Dept. of Surgery, St. Luke Hospitals
  • Duke University Orthopaedic Surgery residency
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Stanford University Graduate With Distinction
  • Turpin High School Co-valedictorian
  • Wilson Elementary
  • Provide Excellent educational opportunities for our children while remaining fiscally sound
  • Facilitating Board interaction to established reasoned goals, then accomplish them
  • Select a new Superintendent with passion, knowledge and the ability to adapt
Tracy Zimmerman Huebner Click here for more information about this candidate 7,193 votes 20.71%
  • Occupation: Stay-at-Home Mom & Forest Hills School Board Vice President
  • Former High School English & Journalism Teacher
  • Principal Licensure at Xavier University (currently taking classes)
  • Master of Education from Xavier University
  • Bachelor of Science from Eastern Michigan University (Major-Communication education. Minor-English education)
  • Anderson High School graduate
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary (1st - 8th grade)
  • Educational Experience
  • Superintendent Search
  • Fiscal Responsibility (including a facilities plan and operating levy)
Mike Davis Click here for more information about this candidate 5,727 votes 16.49%
  • Occupation: Vice President, Divisional Sales Manager
  • 20 plus years experience in the Financial Services industry
  • Senior management leadership with a Fortune 500 Company and #1 division by sales for five consecutive years
  • Task Force Leader for S.H.O.W. - Industry affiliate organization responsible for promotion and regulartory oversight for horse shows nationwide
  • Past President of Cincinnati Stock and Bond Club
  • Attended Sinclair College and the University of Cincinnati
  • Small Business owner: successful family owned Horse Farm
  • Continuation of a quality education, the district has worked hard to obtain a district of excellence status, it is vital that we maintain that
  • Fiscal Responsibility - maintaining the highest level of education while being conscious of cost and spending
  • Transparent Communication to the community
Pat A. Hendry Sullivan Click here for more information about this candidate 5,058 votes 14.56%
  • Occupation: Teacher
  • Teacher of the Year: Forest Hills School District
  • Master's Degree: Secondary Education
  • English Department Chair: Anderson High
  • English Teacher: Turpin and Anderson
  • Resident of Anderson Twp. since 1972
  • Retired from Forest Hills District in 2003
  • I want to add balance to the Board by offering an educator's point of view
  • I want improve communication among the Board, the Community, and the Faculty and Staff
  • I want to make sure that the Board's first priority is focused on high student achievement

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