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Hamilton County, OH November 8, 2011 Election
Member of Governing Board; Hamilton County Education Service Center; Unexpired Term Ending 12/31/13 Voter Information

Term Ending 12/31/13.

The board is a policy-making body, but exercises only those powers delegated to it by state law. It chooses its own officers.

This district is comprised of the six Local School Districts

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Bill Ferguson, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 32,475 votes 65.75%

  • Occupation: Media and communications consultant
  • 25+ years in journalism at six newspapers, including various editing roles at The Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Current member of the Hamilton County Educational Service Center (HCESC) governing board
  • Current member of the Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development board
  • Ohio School Boards Association Award of Achievement recipient
  • 23-year local resident, in Bridgetown and in Delhi Township; member of Faith Fellowship Church
  • Ohio University graduate
  • Continued high quality of services provided by the HCESC
  • Implementation of new state mandates
  • Transparency of the HCESC board
Nita Thomas Click here for more information about this candidate 16,915 votes 34.25%
  • Occupation: Retired AT&T Project Mangement & Engineering
  • ISO 9000 Award AT&T - presented improved 800 number process to Nippon in Toyko, Japan
  • Contract engineer for Voice over IP - Broad Band Co. - Merrrifield Va 2001
  • Professional Tax Preparer
  • Junor Achievement
  • Current member of Hamilton County Review Board
  • Past President of West Park Retirement Center Family Council
  • Providing quality level services to schools while maintaining fiscal responsibility
  • Investigate constructive ways to integrate new tecnology into the educational system
  • Be innovative in ways to adept to current and future budgetary challanges

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