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

Results as of Dec 28 11:38am, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (66/66)
(40 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.12%)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Joan Laursen Click here for more information about this candidate 9705 votes 28.91%

  • Occupation: Pleasanton Unified School District, Governing Board Member
  • BS degree in Business Administration/Finance
  • Worked 12 years in Banking Industry as Cash Manager, Financial Analyst, and as Industry Regulator
  • Decades of Service to Schools
  • 20 year Pleasanton resident
  • Board Member, Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation (PPIE)
  • Lives in Birdland with husband of 31 years, son in graduate school, daughter a high school senior
  • Maintain Fiscal Health-Balanced Budget with Sufficient Reserves, Fiscal Oversight and Accountability, Broad Community Involvement in Planning Process
  • Ensure Excellent Education for all Students - Balance Rigorous Academics, Critical Thinking & Problem-solving, and Quality Arts & Music Experiences
  • Advocate for Early Intervention, Smaller Class Sizes, At-Risk Support, and Continued Improvement in Student Achievement
Mark R. Miller Click here for more information about this candidate 8485 votes 25.27%
  • Occupation: IT Manager
  • Parent of 3
  • Long time community/school volunteer
  • Dublin School Technical Advisory Committee
  • Restore trust in our School District and its Board
  • Stop the relentless attrition of administrators and teachers
  • Delay the calendar change to find a win-win compromise
Paige Wright 7740 votes 23.05%
  • Occupation: Substitute Teacher/Mother
Jeff Bowser Click here for more information about this candidate 7605 votes 22.65%
  • Occupation: School Boardmember/Educator
  • School Board - Pleasanton Unified School District
  • Trustee - Tri Valley Regional Occupational Program
  • Education Technology Consultant
  • Executive Director - Alameda County Office of Education
  • Principal Inmate Education - Santa Rita Jail
  • High School Teacher
  • Continue to Restore Programs for Students from Budget Crisis
  • Maintain and Build Connections with Parents, the Community and Local Businesses
  • Implement our Facility Master Plan to Improving Technology for Students and Staff

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Candidate Forums

  • Pleasanton Unified School District candidates forum sponsored by the Pleasanton PTA and LWV Livermore-Amador Valley
    October 6, 2014 at 7 pm
    Pleasanton Unified School District Offices
    4665 Bernal Avenue, Pleasanton
News and Analysis The Independent

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