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Monterey County, CA November 8, 2011 Election
Board Member; Carmel Unified School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of November 18 2:51pm, 100.00%% of Precincts Reporting (20/20)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Rita A. Patel Click here for more information about this candidate 3,260 votes 29.95%

  • Occupation: Small Business Owner
  • Bachelor's Degree, Temple University
  • Carmel Middle School PTO President, Carmel River School School Site Council, Carmel River School Past PTA President
  • Make A Wish SF Bay Area Committe Member
  • US Open Volunteer Chair - Raised $100,000 for CUSD
  • Carmel Youth Baseball Team Mom/Scorekeeper
  • Hilton Bialek Habitat DIV Committee Member
  • Support ALL students' interests and training for post high-school career choices
  • Enact a more effective anti-drug, alcohol and bullying program
  • Recruit, Hire and Support the heart and soul of our School District, Our Teachers
Annette Yee Steck Click here for more information about this candidate 2,588 votes 23.78%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • 18 years on the Carmel School Board
  • 27 years as financial advisor to California school districts, cities, and counties
  • Instructor for the California School Boards Assn. Masters in Governance Program - I teach Board Members throughout the State to be better Trustees
  • 18 years on the Community Human Services Board, Finance Committee Chair
  • B.A. in Economics, Magna Cum Laude with College Honors from UCLA.
  • Continue the District's focus on student learning and achievement.
  • Attract and retain the most qualified teachers.
  • Use expertise and experience to ensure the District's financial health.
Richard C. Kreitman Click here for more information about this candidate 2,152 votes 19.77%
  • Occupation: Financial Advisor
  • Stanford University BA, Cornell University MA
  • 40-year career in economics, business, and finance; corporate CFO/Controller; Certified Financial Planner,
  • Former Board Member of: FOCUS (Carmel Schools) Foundation, Middle and River School PTAs, Carmel HIgh School Foundation.
  • Served on and Co-Chaired District academic committees; Carmel High School and Carmel River School Site Councils
  • Boy Scout Adult Leader, Troop 127, Carmel Valley, Eagle Scout
  • Maintaining academic excellence at all levels in the Carmel School District.
  • Maintaining the excellence of our teaching faculty by attracting and keeping the best educators we can find.
  • Wisely using our extraordinary resources to provide the best possible preparation for success in life for all our students.
Mary Peitso Click here for more information about this candidate 1,496 votes 13.74%
  • Occupation: Paralegal/Parent
  • CUSD Special Education Local Planning Area parent representative
  • Board of Directors, Special Kids Crusade
  • Child Advocate - Graduate of the Institute of Special Education Advocacy, College of William and Mary
  • Lawyers' Assistant Program, University of San Diego
  • B.A. from San Diego State University
  • To make sure that all kids are prepared for employment, college or a career upon graduation.
  • To be tenacious in fiscal responsibility and accountibility to the taxpayers.
  • To further develop and support programs already in existence in the district.
Bill Leatherberry 1,388 votes 12.75%
  • Occupation: Corporate Attorney

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  Official Information

Carmel Unified School District website
News and Analysis

Monterey County Herald

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