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San Mateo County, CA November 5, 2013 Election
Board Member; Hillsborough City School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jan 15 5:15pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (10/10)
25.4% Voter Turnout (91,335/359,535)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Lynne E. Esselstein Click here for more information about this candidate 1,311 votes 27.7%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Current School Board President
  • Member of Negotiations & Policy Committees
  • Recreation Commissioner (2009 to present)
  • Nonprofit Governance Consultant
  • Attorney admitted to practice in CA and NY
  • UC Berkeley, AB Humanities; UC Davis, JD. Attended Los Lomitas elementary schools and Woodside High School
  • Oversee ongoing transition to Common Core State Standards
  • Support and participate in multi-year, community wide future planning initiative HCSD Forward
  • Ensure continuity of Hillborough traditions of innovation, educational excellence, and prudent fiscal planning
Don Geddis Click here for more information about this candidate 1,308 votes 27.7%
  • Occupation: Entrepreneur / Parent
  • West School Site Council chair
  • West Trustee representative (2 years)
  • West Parent Group executive board (3 years)
  • Created the parent group web sites for all Hillsborough schools
  • Internet startup co-founder and CEO
  • B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University
  • Support transition to new Common Core standards
  • Help drive HCSD Forward strategic planning
  • Ensure that every student is both motivated and challenged in school
Kaarin A. Hardy Click here for more information about this candidate 1,308 votes 27.7%
  • Occupation: Parent
  • Hillsborough Schools Foundation (HSF) Co-President for two terms (2010-2012)
  • Crocker Parent Board + VP Volunteers (Present)
  • South School Site Council (2007-2009)
  • South School Parent Board (2006-2008)
  • Maters Degree in Government Administration, University of Pennsylvania
  • Management Consultant, Deloitte Consulting
  • Help guide our District and parent community through the upcoming transition to Common Core Standards
  • Help lead and participate in the District's strategic planning process - HCSD Forward
  • Continue our community's tradition of excellence and innovation in education, and responsible fiscal stewardship
Pearl G. Wu, M.D. Click here for more information about this candidate 799 votes 16.9%
  • Occupation: Parent/Physician Leader
  • Mount Holyoke College, B.A., Biochemistry; Tufts University School of Medicine, MD; Internship & Residency: Cedars-Sinai/UCLA
  • Two-Term Medical Staff President; Physician Wellness Champion, Team Lead Physician
  • Physician Documentation and Coding Lead to ensure top quality medical care and maximize revenue capture
  • Chair, West School Wellness Committee with emphasis on "Healthy Choices, Healthy Me!" and SAY NO TO DRUGS for Red Ribbon Week 2012
  • Extensive Parent Volunteerism/Attending Class Physician; Assistant Coach for Hillsborough AYSO Soccer, 2002 to present
  • America's Top Physicians Recognition by Consumers' Research Council of America 2009 & 2011
  • Uphold top quality academic curriculum to include focus on Language Arts, Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and World Languages
  • Ensure Fiscal stewardship of tax payers' hard earned dollars with transparency and accountability
  • Promote vital wellness for students/teachers, educators and community to THRIVE!

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Candidate Forums

  • Candidates' Forum
  • Tuesday, 15 October
  • 7:00 pm
  • Crocker Middle School, 2600 Ralston, Hillsborough
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