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Hamilton County, OH November 2, 1999 Election
Board Member; Sycamore Community 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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Charlie Wilfong 4,116 votes 31.4%

  • Occupation: Private Club Manager
  • Education: BS degree, Cornell University
  • Aside from being an educated, informed parent of 3 children currently enrolled in Sycamore schools,
  • I am also a professional in the service industry.
  • I am well trained and successful at handling the needs of varied individuals
  • and helping people to feel heard, as well as represented
  • Help refocus the board's attention on continuous improvemtn of educational opportunities.
  • Promote higher level of trust and respect among all layers of our education system.
  • Develop effective communication between board/ admin. and constituents.
Pat Raffel 4,103 votes 31.3%
Renee Roth 2,479 votes 18.9%
  • Occupation: Principal, Supplementary High School
  • Education: Bachelor of Science - Education, Master of Education, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Experiences of four years on the Board of Education
  • 15 years as an active participant on district committees and PTA/PTO Boards
  • Participation in state and national conferences
  • Educator and principal
  • Quality education for all students, while being fiscally responsible to taxpayers
  • Facilities - providing community and staff educational priorities on time and within budget
  • Safety and security for all students
Carolyn R. Keller 2,412 votes 18.4%
  • Occupation: Business Exec/Bd. member
  • Education: Purdue University BA in Education 1969
  • 12 years experience, including 2yrs President, 3 yrs Vice President
  • 5 years on State and Regional Education committees
  • College degree in education; mother of 5 children, all Sycamore graduates
  • Active involvement in school community 24yrs
  • Local business executive
  • Student Achievement - Providing optimum educational experiences for each individual child
  • Facility Improvement - Continuing and completing all building projects as planned
  • Fiscal responsibility -continued planning and resource management into the millenium
Mary Jane Kenyon

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