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Alameda County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Board Member; Emery Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Dec 28 11:38am, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (5/5)
(12 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.31%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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John Affeldt Click here for more information about this candidate 1255 votes 32.53%

  • Occupation: Appointed Emery Unified School District Governing Board Member
  • Civil rights attorney specializing in K-12 education
  • Harvard Law School
  • Stanford Undergrad
  • Twice honored as a California Attorney of the Year for promoting equal educational opportunities
  • Effective construction and program implementation of new Emeryville Center of Community Life
  • Continued effective implementation of community engagement and program design aspects of new Local Control Funding Formula
  • Carry out a community visioning process that integrates our LCFF priorities, ECCL, and College & Career ready-plus-tech thrust.
Christian Robin Patz Click here for more information about this candidate 1152 votes 29.86%
  • Occupation: Appointed, Emery Unified School District Governing Board Member
  • Doctorate of Education, Leadership and Policy
  • Special Education Administrator
  • Hiring quality staff
  • Supporting staff
  • Increasing family engagement
Donn Lee Merriam Click here for more information about this candidate 730 votes 18.92%
  • Occupation: Educational Design Architect
  • Licensed Architect specializing in K-12 school construction with 20+ years of experience in educational design
  • Loop 22 HOA Board Member/Owners Rep (construction defect project)
  • BS Architectural Studies University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Member of the Big Brother/Big Sister program
  • Critical oversight of the construction of the New Emeryville Center for Community Life
  • Successful implementation of both Local Control Funding Formula and Common Core
  • Expanded development of Health Center including counseling and nutrition
Miguel Dwin Click here for more information about this candidate 709 votes 18.38%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Elected to the Board of Trustees in 2005
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting at San Francisco State University
  • Budget Analyst with Berkeley Unified School District for the Child Development and Capital Project Fund
  • To ensure that all students are academically prepared for college and/or job readiness skills
  • To support all teachers with robust professional development
  • To engage the community with the school district

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