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Hamilton County, OH November 2, 1999 Election
Board Member; Mount Healthy City 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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Bev Spellmeyer 2,837 votes 41.4%

  • Occupation: Retired Mt. Healthy School Secretary
  • Education: 1960 Mt. Healthy Grad. plus College/Writing course
  • Born in Mt. Healthy; attended Mt. Healthy Schools K-12
  • Employed by Mt. Healthy Board of Education over 30 years
  • Presently, Mt. Healthy Alumni President
  • Continue to offer students a rounded education
  • Improve image of school to public
  • Find ways to spend tax dollars wiser
Robert Lawrence 1,504 votes 22%
  • Occupation: Supervisor/ Crane Operator
  • Education: H.S. graduate/ Management Certification (U.C.)
  • Mt. Healthy School Board Member 8 years
  • Certificate of Completion- Supervisory Management Training (U.C.)
  • Completion of Group Solving Theory and Leadership Skills ( Cinti. State)
  • Treasurer: Ohio Caucus of Black School Board Members 3 yrs.
  • Legislative Liaison: 7yrs.
  • Continue lobbing for adequate state funding.
  • improve our educational delviery system (raise test scores)
  • Increase partental involvement (via committees)
Lee R. Suman 1,278 votes 18.7%
  • Occupation: Retured teacher, Northwest Local
  • Education: BS Ed., M.Ed.
  • Served a four year term on the Mt. Healthy City School Board
  • Taught 30 uears in the Northwest Local School District
  • Was chairman of one of the few successful operating levy campaigns in Mt. Healthy
  • To provide an equal opportunity for all students to develop academic, cultural, physical, creative and asthetic values and skills
  • To develop a sense of pride in our schools by students, staff and community through quality programs and competent staff
  • To provide continuing and accurate communications between the Board of Education and the community
John Lahmer, III 1,227 votes 17.9%

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