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San Mateo County, CA November 5, 2013 Election
Board Member; Sequoia Union High School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Jan 15 5:15pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (211/211)
25.4% Voter Turnout (91,335/359,535)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Alan Sarver Click here for more information about this candidate 16,669 votes 35.2%

  • Occupation: Trustee, Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD)
  • SUHSD Board member since 2009, Immediate Past President
  • Member of SUHSD/Ravenswood/City of EPA 2x2x2 Committee, 4 Corners Traffic Committee (SUHSD, San Carlos School District, Cities of San Carlos, Belmont)
  • Member of SUHSD Task Forces for CTE and Capacity Planning
  • Member of Redwood City 2020 Coordinating Council
  • Chair of Belmont Save the Music Festival, Planning Committee member since Festival started in 2003
  • Founder/Director of the Carlmont-BRSSD Music Mentor program since 2003
  • Implement Common Core Standards with Faculty leadership, Professional Development, Technology, & Collaboration across Disciplines, Schools, Districts
  • Plan strategically for 20-25% Enrollment Growth by 2020 to ensure that SUHSD is providing the best education for all students from all communities.
  • Expand Linked Learning - Career and Technical Education as real-world, integrated, hands-on experience to enhance Career and College Readiness
Chris Thomsen Click here for more information about this candidate 15,547 votes 32.9%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Co-founder of Stanford University's Institute for Research in the Social Sciences
  • Stanford President's commission on technology, teaching and learning
  • Visiting professorship for pedagogical innovation in NL
  • Family of three generations of CA public school teachers and administrators
  • Common Core: effective implementation of new curriculum
  • Achievement Gap: constant focus on improving graduation rates, and college and career readiness
  • Enrollment Growth: well-informed plan development for meeting the needs of more students
Georgia Jack Click here for more information about this candidate 15,097 votes 31.9%
  • Occupation: University Development / Mother
  • 17-year resident of Redwood City
  • Current Woodside High School parent and site council member
  • Past president Redwood City Education Foundation
  • Past elementary school PTA and site council president
  • 12-year staff member Stanford University
  • Member RCSD Program Improvement Committee
  • Education excellence for every student that prepares them for college and career
  • Open communication with staff, parents, and community members
  • Fiscal responsibility and accountability

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