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Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Board Member; Mountain View-Whisman School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 28 11:41am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (33/33)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Ellen Wheeler Click here for more information about this candidate 7047 votes 36.07%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • JD, Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Teaching credential, SJSU
  • BA, San Jose State University
  • PTA Council Honorary Service Award 2013
  • Children's Health Initiative Recognition Award 2010
  • CSBA Masters of Governance graduate 2004
  • High Education Standards for All
  • Advocate for the "Whole Child"
  • Fiscally stable school district
Greg Coladonato Click here for more information about this candidate 4503 votes 23.05%
  • Occupation: Businessman/Parent
  • Chair of the Mountain View Whisman School District Measure G Bond Oversight Committee, 2012-2014
  • Chair of the Mountain View Human Relations Commission, 2014
  • Member of Board Facilities Committee, past member District Parcel Tax Oversight Committee, past member District GATE Advisory Committee
  • Degrees in Computer Science and Applied & Engineering Physics from Cornell University, 1993, MBA from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • Product Manager at Google, 2005-2009, Vice President at BlackRock Financial Management, 1995-1998
  • Parent of K and 2nd grade students at Stevenson PACT
  • Update our 5-year-old district-wide plan before spending any of our $148 million remaining in Measure G
  • Immediately address the fact that 30% of our students perform below grade level in math or English
  • Modernize the way we hire, train, evaluate and compensate our teachers and administrators
Philip D. "Phil" Palmer Click here for more information about this candidate 4403 votes 22.53%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Sr. IT Program Manager, Education Systems and Technology
  • Past President of the School Board
  • Improve overall teacher compensation
  • Insure that District Bond Funds are spent wisely, effectively, and efficiently
  • Effectively manage the transition to Common Core State Standards
Hafsa Mirza Click here for more information about this candidate 3586 votes 18.35%
  • Occupation: MVWSD Parent/Community Volunteer
  • Elementary and Middle school parent
  • LAMV PTA Council President
  • MVEF Board Member
  • Graham Middle School Site Council member
  • Huff Elementary PTA VP Volunteer and Past President
  • AYSO Soccer Coach
  • Create enriching and challenging opportunities for low through high achieving students as we implement Common Core Standards
  • Investment in STEM alongside with Art and Music,
  • Promote transparency, communication district wide in a culture where all members feel valued.

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