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Hamilton, Clermont County, OH November 2, 1999 Election
Board Member; Forest Hills Local School District

4 Year Term.

The board is a policy-making body, but exercises only those powers delegated to it by state law. It chooses its own officers.

Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Harry Andreadis 4,065 votes 24.7%

  • Occupation: Retired HS teacher
  • Education: BS in Education
  • I am a retired teacher who has spent the past ten years working with the Forest Hills Schools
  • Nine of my children have graduated from area schools
  • I have the time, background and experience to give to this position
  • To preserve the tradition of excellence in Forest Hills Schools
  • The wise use of district funds to accomplish this goal
  • To listen to the school-related concerns of the community
Winnie Clayton 3,216 votes 19.5%
  • Occupation: Retired teacher
  • Education: BA Smith College, M Ed. Xavier University
  • 35 years in District
  • 3 years teacher Indian Hill Middle School
  • 5 years substitute teacher Forest Hills Schools, also substitute in Cincinnati Public Schools
  • 18 years Learning Disability Tutor Anderson H.S.
  • 6 children - all Anderson H.S. graduates
  • Re-emphasize basics (phonics, grammar, spelling, math facts, geography, American Heritage)
  • Re-emphasize traditional moral values (scrutinize curriculum, textbooks, etc.)
  • Limit taxes to essential expenditures
Jim Yunker 2,754 votes 16.7%
  • Occupation: CEO, international consulting firm
  • Education: BS '69, MA '74 Ball State University; EdD '77, Indiana University
  • Involved father of third grade daughter and fifth grade son in FHSD school
  • active school, community volunteer
  • local business owner and ceo
  • experienced nonprofit board member; leadership coach; public school product
  • former high school teacher; and doctorate in education (IU '77).
  • Attracting, retaining and rewarding excellent teachers for creative and inspirational learning.
  • Insuring adequate resources, environment, and optimal class size for effective learning.
  • Addressing drug problems and related school safety and security issues.
Pam Boedeker 2,680 votes 16.3%
  • Occupation: Volunteer, Homemaker, Former Educator
  • Education: MS Education Indiana Univesity; MS School Administration Xavier University
  • Involved in education and leadership positions for over twenty-five years working and volunteering pre-school through college.
  • Incumbent has practical knowledge of school administration, current information regarding curiculum, finance, law and legislation.
  • Known for focus on children, work wthic and enthusiasm.
  • Focus on Academic Achievement.
  • Monitor Safety and Security of Students and Staff.
  • Indentify Strengths as well as Weaknesses in the Forst Hills School District.
Ed Acheson 2,179 votes 13.2%
  • Occupation: Partner at Frost & Jacobs-Patent Attorney
  • BS Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering '77 University of Missouri; J.D. Duke University School of Law '80
  • Father of Nagel Middle School student
  • PTA Friend of Children Award Recipient
  • Boy Scout leader with 3 troops and 1 pack in Anderson
  • Board of Directors of Wildwood Christian Education and Conference Center
  • Republican Precinct Executive
  • Reducing class size at all grade levels so teachers can provide every student with effective instruction and individual attention.
  • Guaranteeing that the middle group of "average" students receives the same amount of attention and quality instruction as "protected" student groups.
  • Focusing on the fundamentals of education in math, science, reading, and writing at each grade level.
Gary W. Seibert 1,599 votes 9.7%
  • Occupation: Production Mgr. Sterling Materials
  • Education: Anderson H.S./Morehead State BS
  • I have 8 years experience on the Forest Hills Board of Education
  • I am a lifelong resident of Forest Hills School District
  • I have always made a point to listen to the concerns of the voters in our district
  • High quality of education
  • Equality for all students
  • Financial responsibility to the community

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