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Alameda County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
School Board Director; City of Berkeley Voter Information

Results as of Jan 6 2:56pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (99/99)
(275 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.32%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Leah Wilson Click here for more information about this candidate 21445 votes 25.21%

  • Occupation: Juvenile Programs Manager
  • Employer: California Administrative Office of the Courts
  • Education: M.P.P., Goldman School of Public Policy
  • Education: J.D., Boalt Hall School of Law
  • Ensure transparent, accessible and inclusive school and district governance
  • Evaluate whether programs and initiatives are actually improving student achievement
  • Collaborate with city and community partners to leverage and effectively use resources
Josh Daniels Click here for more information about this candidate 19091 votes 22.44%
  • Occupation: School Finance Attorney
  • Former financial advisor to school districts
  • Berkeley High Student Court - Co-Founder/Former Program Coordinator
  • Berkeley Public Library Foundation - Board Member
  • Berkeley High School Junior Varsity Baseball Team - Former Assistant Coach
  • UC Berkeley - Juris Doctorate and Masters in Public Policy
  • Berkeley High, Willard, Washington - Alumnus
  • Support effectiveness in classrooms and intervention/enrichment programs through evaluations and practical application of best practices
  • Ensure efficient use of resources, including non-financial resources such as Cal student volunteers and course coordination with Berkeley City College
  • Advocate for open, transparent, and informed decision-making
Karen (Johnson) Hemphill Click here for more information about this candidate 19021 votes 22.36%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Profession: Emeryville City Clerk
  • Current Co-Chair Yes on Measures H & I (continuation of current school construction and maintenance tax)
  • Past Berkeley School Parcel Tax Planning and Oversight Committee Member
  • Past Co-President Berkeley High Parent, Teacher, Student Association (PTSA)
  • Past Washington and Longfellow School Governance Member
  • Bachelor's Degree from Brown University and graduate degree from U.C. Berkeley
  • Maintaining core academic programs/increasing overall student achievement despite difficult economic times
  • Building upon our progress in strengthening middle and high school math/science programs and establishing a career-technical pathway
  • Working with the City and other community partners to broaden resources to maintain student support services and combat truancy and alcohol/drug abuse
Julie Holcomb Click here for more information about this candidate 12697 votes 14.92%
  • Occupation: Printer/Business Owner
  • 3 years, Co-chair, district BSEP (school parcel tax) Planning & Oversight Committee (6 years committee member)
  • Co-president, Berkeley High School Development Group
  • Superintendent's Budget Advisory and Facilities Committees; Measure A Campaign Committee 2006
  • 5 years serving on School Governance Councils, elementary and middle schools
  • 28 years owning and running a successful small business
  • BS Botany, UC Davis
  • focus on continuous improvement of teaching and learning in the classroom
  • expanding career-linked and technical education
  • ensuring all programs are effective, fiscally sound and sustainable
Priscilla Myrick Click here for more information about this candidate 8872 votes 10.43%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • Education advocate and Former Chief Financial Officer
  • Former CPA, controller at Genentech, and bioscience CFO
  • Founding member of nonprofit WriterCoach Connection
  • Ten years in the classroom coaching BUSD sstudents
  • Parent of Two Berkeley High Grads ('04,'08)
  • BA, UC Berkeley; MBA, Columbia University
  • ACHIEVEMENT Evaluate programs--fund those that work
  • FACILITIES Plan before you build and build what you plan
  • ACCOUNTABILITY, TRANSPARENCY, AND OVERSIGHT for spending decisions and fiscal management
Norma J F (Fox) Harrison Click here for more information about this candidate 3674 votes 4.32%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • Long-time political activist
  • Parent
  • Realtor
  • To end our relationship to the Owning class, thus ending their ownership of our labor..
  • To provide the seat at this fundamental social structure's board to discuss the need and process to work for that goal.
  • To grow our power for utopian struggle.

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