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Los Angeles County, CA November 8, 2011 Election
Governing Board Member; Charter Oak Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Nov 18 2:05pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (10/10)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Bob Cruz Click here for more information about this candidate 1,508 votes 25.77%

  • Occupation: Governing Board Member, Charter Oak USD
  • Public Affairs Manager-Southern California Gas Co.
  • Continue to increase academic achievement
  • Continue to work for a more stable and adequate source of state funding for education
  • Continue to demonstrate clear and responsive communication between the board, parents, and district employees
Brian R. Akers 1,340 votes 22.90% Joseph M. "Joe" Probst Click here for more information about this candidate 1,279 votes 21.86%
  • Occupation: Governing Board Member
  • Professor Emeritus of Speech Communication, Performing and Communication Arts Division, Pasadena City College
  • Past President/Director of the Los Angeles County School Trustees Association (LACSTA)
  • Received the Masters of Governance from the California School Boards Association (CSBA)
  • Past member of the Los Angeles County Grand Jury
  • Past PTA board member and Chair of School Site Council
  • Member of the Delegate Assembly, California School Boards Association
  • Provide the very best education to the students of the Charter Oak Unified School District
  • Attract and retain outstanding certificated and classified employees
  • Promote a safe and modern learning environment
David Rose Click here for more information about this candidate 900 votes 15.38%
  • Occupation: Teacher
  • Served as Charter Oak School Board Member 2005-2009
  • Special Education Teacher, Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • M.A. degree in Special Education, CSUN
  • B.A. degree in Health Science, CSUN
  • A.A. in General Education, L.A. Pierce College
  • Administrative Credential
  • Protecting Prop. 13 homeowner rights
  • Against adding parcel taxes and more bond measures
  • Committed to improving school test scores
Lois M. Shade Click here for more information about this candidate 825 votes 14.10%
  • Occupation: High School Secretary
  • Former Mayor / Council Member, Glendora
  • Producer, Glendora Perspective, Time Warner cable show
  • Freelance Writer, SGV Examiner
  • Assistant Editor, International Business Magazine
  • Marketing Communications, Cal State Long Beach
  • Former Legislation Chair, ESGVRWF
  • With a 3rd year $1 million budget shortfall, our challenge: Educating Better with Less
  • Test Scores: Invest limited resources first in the classroom for improved scores.. Math and science need to be a top priority
  • Targeted Improvements: Maintain our schools but no more bond issues in this down economy

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