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San Luis Obispo County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
Governing Board Member; San Luis Coastal Unified School District; Trustee Area 1 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Nov 29 2:31pm
76.3% Voter Turnout (38002/49797)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Patricia Andreen 15794 votes 33.56%

  • Occupation: Retired Lawyer/Educator
  • I am married with a daughter in Laguna Middle School
  • I have taught middle school, high school, law school, and post graduate education
  • I have been a legal advisor to over 30 school districts
  • Volunteered in Public schools and Planned Parenthood
  • I have taught workshops to school board members on their responsibilities to the public
  • I have served on Avila Valley Advisory Council and other non profit boards
  • The board must be responsive to community priorities in making budget decisions.
  • Class size reduction is a high priority, as well as competitive teacher salaries.
  • We must provide educational options; one size does not fit all children.
Walt Millar 13745 votes 29.20%
  • Occupation: Parent/Attorney/Educator
  • Married with 2 children in district schools
  • Eleven-year classroom and committee volunteer
  • Only candidate who has attended Board meetings regularly over past 5 years
  • Candidate most familiar with Board budget and district issues from volunteer committee work
  • Self-Employed business attorney for twenty years
  • Supports better parent access to Board, better listening to parents by Board members
  • Supports increased vocational, technology, arts and physical education while insisting on high academic standards
  • Encourages more serious attention to prevention of alcohol abuse at middle and high school levels
Torre Houlgate-West 7680 votes 16.32%
  • Occupation: Writer/Editor/Tutor
  • Tutor, English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • President, Calif. State Poetry Society 1990-99
  • School volunteer, esp. Poetry & Writing programs
  • B.A. plus credits in writing & in radio production
  • Managing Editor, California Quarterly, 1990-1999
  • Census Enumerator, Census 2000
  • Utilize all community resources to aid students & teachers
  • Develop & strengthen vocational programs for non-college students
  • Assure safety of all, and institute violence prevention programs
Jerry M. Dagna 7023 votes 14.92%
  • Occupation: Packaging Engineer
  • Former school board member (SMBSD)
  • Served on 3 non profit Boards of directors
  • Single dad-10yrs
  • 24 year Business career
  • Involved in city & county politics for 8 years
  • Corporate and small business consultant/trainer
  • The board MUST be willing to debate openly any issue without bias
  • Budget short falls must be better managed-Funding changes will come
  • Art & vocational classes need to exspamded in our schools
Seth Kroger 2672 votes 5.68%
  • Occupation: Warehouse Specialist
  • Resident of area for 12 years
  • Have attended board meetings for 1-1/2 years
  • Better Science Education
  • Improving the Demeanor of the Board
  • Involvment between parernts, teachers, and administation.

Basic candidate data supplied by the County elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.

School Board Candidates' Forums
Wednesday October 11, 7:00 pm
C.L.Smith School Multi-Use Room,San Luis Obispo Wednesday October 18, 7:00 pm
Morro Elementary Multi-Use Room
1130 Napa Ave., Morro Bay
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Televised Candidates' Forum
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