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Santa Clara County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
 Smart Voter Betsy Bechtel

Candidate for
Board Member; Foothill-De Anza Community College District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Board member, Foothill-De Anza, 9 years
  • Two terms as President of Board of Trustees
  • Former Board member, Borel Private Bank, member of the Audit Committee
  • Former Palo Alto City Council member, 9 years, Mayor and Vice Mayor
  • Former Vice President, Citibank and J.P. Morgan
  • Education: BA, MA, Stanford University
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Focus on wisely balancing the budget and still ensure that students succeed in meeting their goals.
  • Focus on the colleges' mission of transfer to four-year colleges and vocational training.
  • Ensure that students have access to excellent academic programs taught by quality teachers.
Questions on Issues

The Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County asked questions on the issues of all candidates for this office.
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Key Endorsements
  • Congresswoman Anna Eshoo
  • State Senator Joe Simitian
  • All current and many former members of Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees
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