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Hamilton County, OH November 3, 2009 Election
Board Member; Indian Hill City 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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Karl J. Grafe Click here for more information about this candidate 2,943 votes 30.20%

  • Occupation: Attorney
  • BA, University of Cincinnati
  • JD, University of Cincinnati College of Law
  • 1978 Indian Hill Graduate
  • Fiscal responsibility
  • Focus on preparing students for college
  • Maintain district academic excellence
Kim Martin Lewis Click here for more information about this candidate 2,878 votes 29.54%
  • Occupation: Attorney
  • Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl
  • Chair of Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice Group
  • BS Ball State University 1984
  • JD Southwestern University School of Law 1987
  • Maintain academic excellence and strength of extracurricular activities
  • Maintain fiscal responsibility as revenues decrease during these difficult economic times
  • Be a good steward of taxpayer dollars
Elizabeth Johnston Click here for more information about this candidate 2,583 votes 26.51%
  • Occupation: Full Time Housewife, Parent, Board Member, Volunteer
  • B.Sc. University of Waterloo 1978
  • M.Sc.(Pl) University of Toronto 1984
  • Current Board Member Indian Hill Schools
  • Curriculum, Instruction, Technology Committee Chairperson
  • Communications Committee Chairperson
  • Finance Committee Member for Co-op Development
  • Develop each student's potential through Whole child development
  • Preparedness for higher education
  • Maximize utilization of resources for maximizing student potential
Sourushe Zandvakili Click here for more information about this candidate 1,340 votes 13.75%
  • Occupation: Professor and Head, Department of Economics, UC
  • Education: PhD, Economics, Indiana University (1987)
  • Background in higher education, education administration, public finance and economics of human resources
  • Member, Indian Hill School District Interview Committee to help select new Elementary School Principal
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Talbert House
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, The Indian Hill Club
  • District resident since 1998, with 2 children at the School District
  • Ensure readiness for college and the global economy by continuing to improve districts curriculum, standards and assessments.
  • Motivate and support students to meet high expectations by addressing their unique needs.
  • Ensure fiscal prudence and link school funding to improved effectiveness and district ratings.

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