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Hamilton, Butler County, OH November 8, 2011 Election
Board Member; Northwest Local School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

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

Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Dan Unger Click here for more information about this candidate 9,650 votes 27.98%

  • Occupation: Member, Board of Education
  • Sales and Project Manager, local specialty service company
  • Member, Hamilton County Tax Levy Review Committee
  • Assistant Scoutmaster- Boy Scout Troop 24
  • Active Member - St. James Church
  • Academic Excellence
  • Fiscal transparency
  • Improvement of educational environment in our buildings, including use of latest technology for our students
Jim Detzel Click here for more information about this candidate 8,091 votes 23.46%
  • Occupation: Owner - Detzel Insurance Agency
  • 4th year Northwest Board of Education Member
  • 2nd Year Butler Tech Board of Education Member
Bruce Gehring Click here for more information about this candidate 6,783 votes 19.67%
  • Occupation: Retired Corporate CEO
  • MBA Degree, Xavier University
  • YALE - Certificate in Advanced Management Studies
  • UCLA - Certificate in Advanced Management Studies
  • George Washington University - Master in Project Management
  • Former Vice-President of Children's Hospital
  • Veteran - United States Air Force
  • The Northwest Local School Board is out-of-touch with the community
  • It's time for a new Direction for the Northwest Local School District
  • The School Board has not demonstrated the need for a tax increase
Donald Hughett 3,927 votes 11.39%
Kevin Wiesner Click here for more information about this candidate 3,492 votes 10.13%
  • Occupation: Computer Systems Analyst
  • B.S. Information Technology (Magna Cum Laude)
  • I have attended a very high percentage of the school board meetings over the last five years as an interested parent and citizen.
  • I have two children in the Northwest schools.
  • I am a Whiz Kids tutor at Weigel Elementary.
  • I have had a high degree of interaction with the Northwest school board and administration.
  • I have been active in the Colerain community for over 20 years as a volunteer for school, church, Big Brothers, and Clippard YMCA activities.
  • Access to an excellent education opportunity for every child
  • Build trust and partnerships with parents and the community
  • Encourage financial transparency
Dexter Harold Carpenter 2,542 votes 7.37%

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