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San Mateo County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
Board Member; Sequoia Healthcare District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jan 6 3:01pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (176/176)
65.3% Voter Turnout (226,259/346,516)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Jerry Shefren Click here for more information about this candidate 26,381 votes 19.8%

  • Occupation: Physician
  • Prior member Sequoia Healthcare District Board
  • Ensure survival of the District by electing Barbara,Faro, & Shefren
  • Ensure judicious use of tax dollars to improve community health focusing on access,prevention, and education
  • Enhance community partnerships to maximize financial impact of tax dollars
John J. "Jack" Hickey Click here for more information about this candidate 25,133 votes 18.9%
  • Occupation: Member, Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors
  • Taxpayer's Advocate 1964-2010+
  • Inventor, 28 Patents
  • Laser Scientist, Optics Technology, Inc. circa 1969
  • Author, Performance Voucher Initiative 1979/80
  • Webmaster - Redwood City Fun After Fifty WWW. RWCFAF.COM
  • Elect: Hickey, Graham & Stogner to Sequoia HCD Board
  • Implement 2000-2002 Grand Jury Recommendations:
  • Reduce/eliminate obsolete hospital tax & phase out suspend Philanthropic Grants Program until voter approval is obtained
Arthur J. "Art" Faro Click here for more information about this candidate 23,568 votes 17.7%
  • Occupation: Incumbent/Health Care Executive
  • BA in Economics, University of Vermont
  • MBA in Health Care, George Washington University
  • Chairperson of the Board, Sequoia Hospital
  • Fellow, American Association of Health Care Executives
  • Past Chairperson American Heart Association, California,Nevada,Utah
  • Founding Board member & past President, Sequoia Awards
  • To help our citizens get access to health promotion and health care
  • To maintain the District as supported by the 2004 and 2008 Grand Juries
  • To get reelected and to have Alpio Barbara and Jerry Shefren,MD elected
Ruth West-Gorrin Click here for more information about this candidate 22,641 votes 17.0%
  • Occupation: Health Care Professional
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Master's Degree in Social Work
  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology
  • Fiscal responsibility
  • Delivering most needed services to our community
  • Using my background in health care services to position on Sequioa Health Care Distric Board
Alpio Barbara Click here for more information about this candidate 16,285 votes 12.2%
  • Occupation: Local Business Owner/Volunteer
  • National Police Activities League (PAL) volunteer of the year
  • former Rotary, PAL, Downtown Business Group President
  • Ensureing that your District property tax funds get the highest return for the highest community benefit.
  • Improve the health of children, youth, adults and seniors.
  • I want to ensure that the Sequoia Healthcare District is kept as a community asset.
Michael G. Stogner Click here for more information about this candidate 9,957 votes 7.5%
  • Occupation: Businessman
  • 10 Years victims advocate
  • 27 years in the Real Estate Industry
  • Graduate of Carlmont High School 1968
  • Vote all 3 Hickey, Graham, Stogner!!
  • I promise to implement the 2 grand juries recommendations.
  • I will stop false philanthropy.
Frederick A. "Fred" Graham Click here for more information about this candidate 9,179 votes 6.9%
  • Occupation: Retired Engineer
  • BSEE 1957 from Illinois Inst. of Technology(IIT)
  • PMD Diploma 1963 from Harvard Bus. School
  • 35 years Residence in Belmont
  • Wife: Lilia M. for 47 years
  • 2 Sons: Frank F. & Fred K.
  • 3 Granddaughters: Rosella, Natalie & Charlotte
  • Elect the Hickey-Graham-Stogner Slate on 2 Nov 2010
  • Stop collecting Property Taxes for SHCD
  • Dissolve the SHCD in an orderly, responsible & compassionate fashion

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