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Contra Costa County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Board Member; West Contra Costa Unified School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 28 11:39am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (124/124)
(390 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.35%)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Elizabeth "Liz" Block Click here for more information about this candidate 21463 votes 19.50%

  • Occupation: Elementary School Principal
  • Special Ed. Administrator
  • Licensed Educational Psychologist
  • Administrative Services Credential
  • California School Psychologist Credential
  • M.A., Educational Psychology, UC Berkeley
  • B.A., Psychology, Magna cum laude, Duke University
  • Improve outcomes for all students, and better prepare them for college and work.
  • Ensure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely.
    • Foster open communications with the community to rebuild trust in the district.
Madeline Kronenberg Click here for more information about this candidate 16950 votes 15.40%
  • Occupation: School Boardmember/Teacher
  • Received the State Excellence in Teaching Award in 2003
  • Increase Student Achievement
  • Close the Achievement Gap
  • Create safe and secure classrooms
Valerie Cuevas Click here for more information about this candidate 14857 votes 13.50%
  • Occupation: Education Advocate
  • Interim Executive Director
  • Chief of Staff
  • Legislative Aide
  • Master's degree in Educational Psychology, Administration & Counseling
  • Dual bachelor's from University of Southern California
  • Ensure our STUDENTS READ at grade level
  • Send MORE DOLLARS to our school sites
  • Recruit, support and keep our GREAT TEACHERS
Mister Phillips Click here for more information about this candidate 13027 votes 11.83%
  • Occupation: Attorney/Child Advocate
  • Parent
  • Member of the First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission
  • Labor relations representative in K-12 public schools
  • Former substitute teacher and instructional assistant in the West Contra Costa, San Francisco, and Fairfield-Suisun Unified School Districts
  • School Safety
  • Student egagement
  • Academic achievement
Raquel Donoso Click here for more information about this candidate 11064 votes 10.05%
  • Occupation: Parent/Nonprofit Executive
  • Mother of two sons, Nathan, 21 and Julian, 13
  • Resident of Point Richmond
  • Masters in Public Health, UCLA
  • Director, $30M Department of Education initiative: Mission Promise Neighborhood
Elaine R Merriweather Click here for more information about this candidate 9737 votes 8.85%
  • Occupation: Educator
  • Graduate of San Francisco State University , Master in Governance CSBA
  • Elected to WCCUSD Board 11/2/10, City of Richmond Personnel Board Chairperson
  • Led Transitional Kindergarten(TK) efforts within WCCUSD ; Promoted Full Service Community Schools
  • Parent of a child in WCCUSD
  • Recognized by California 15th District Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, In Honor of Distinguished and Outstanding Service to Community
  • Recipient of America Federation of Teachers"Living the Legacy Award" In recognition of 30 years of exceptional Leadership,In support of Women's Rights
  • Increased Parental and Community Involvement
  • Increase Academic Performance and Improve Teacher Retention
  • School Safety
Peter Nicholas Chau 8609 votes 7.82%
  • Occupation: Contra Costa County Law Clerk
Chester R. Stevens Click here for more information about this candidate 4946 votes 4.49%
  • Occupation: Business Owner/Educator
  • B.S.E.E.
  • Fmr. Pres. Hercules Education Commission
  • Fmr. Pres. Hercules Education Foundation
  • Building bridges over the Achievement Gap
  • Technology in classrooms to improve student achievement
  • Bringing Back the Arts
Ayana Kirkland Young Click here for more information about this candidate 4607 votes 4.19%
  • Occupation: Attorney at Law
  • President of Home Owner's Association
  • PTA member
  • Witkin Award in Wills and Trust
  • Mother of Seven
  • Student Education Must be our number 1 priority
  • Resources to Teachers for Success in the Classroom
  • Increased Parental and Community Involvement
Otheree Christian Click here for more information about this candidate 4429 votes 4.02%
  • Occupation: High School Campus Security Officer
  • Earned a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice and Minor in Political Sc from Howard University
  • Served on the school site council for El Cerrito High School
  • Served on the Design Review Board in Richmond
  • Served on the Point Molate Commission in Richmond
  • Presently serving as the President of the Iron Triangle Neighborhood Council in Richmond
  • Served as Vice President for the Paraprofessional Public Employees Local 1
  • Safety and Safe Schools
  • Students at the Center / Parents
  • Retain Good Teachers and Hire Qualified Teachers

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