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Monterey County, CA November 4, 2003 Election
Director; Carmel Valley Fire Protection District Voter Information

Results as of Dec 19 3:06pm
Candidates (Vote for 4)
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Jerry Kurz Click here for more information about this candidate 1728 votes 18.9%

  • Occupation: Monterey County Business Owner
  • Ph. D. of Mechanical Engineering
  • President and Owner of Kurz Instruments, Inc.
  • Volunteer Fireman/EMT in 1977 with CVFPD until about 1983
  • Appointed CVFD Board of Directors in 1983, and served continously until 1993
  • Appointed Director of the new CVFD shortly after consolidation
  • Better communications between the volunteers, the paid staff, Chief Reade and the Board of Directors in order to improve the consolidation process.
  • Continue to press Monterey County for the unpaid tax revenues due the CVFD
  • Fight to keep the "172" funds that are targeted to be taken by the state government.
Bill Parham 1606 votes 17.5%
  • Occupation: Appointed Incumbent
Jim Conrad 1286 votes 14.0%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
Robert W. "Bob" Rice Click here for more information about this candidate 1201 votes 13.1%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • B.A., Kansas State Univ., journalism
  • Current board member, Carmel Valley Fire District
  • Current board president, Carmel Regional Fire Ambulance
  • 15-year volunteer firefighter
  • Maintain excellent fire and emergency medical services for Carmel Valley residents
  • Support our volunteer and professional firefighters and emergency medical personnel in every way possible
  • Meet current fiscal challenges
Sharon Waller 1010 votes 11.0%
  • Occupation: Paralegal
Gaudenz Panholzer Click here for more information about this candidate 998 votes 10.9%
  • Occupation: Firefighter
  • 25+ years experience in fire fighting, both volunteer and paid
  • Served as President of Carmel Highlands Volunteer Fire Department for 8 years
  • Currently a Fire Captain with City of San Jose Fire Department
  • BS from UC Berkeley, Masters in Public Administration coursework completed at San Jose State University
  • Ensure the continuation of high level of service
  • Work to solidify the recent consolidation
  • Effectively represent the numerous interest groups in the policy making process
Ron W. Builta 924 votes 10.1% Cathryn "Dinny" Craviotto 376 votes 4.1%
  • Occupation: Businesswoman

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