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Josephine "Jo" Lucey
- Occupation: Incumbent
- Regional Director: Scitor Corporation, an aerospace engineering corporation
- Leader: CUSD Measure C Bond Campaign & Strategic Plan
- CUSD Representative: County School Boards Assoc. & Special Ed. Board and Member, Key CUSD Advisory Committees: Budget, Math, Funding Equity
- Volunteer: Girls Softball, Little League, PTA, Classroom, & Library
- B.S. (Notre Dame) and M.S. (Stanford) in Mechanical Engineering
- Married with two children in the district
George K. Tyson
- Prudent budget planning to best utilize our resources
- Build strong schools by attracting and retaining the best teachers
- Provide diverse educational epportunities so every child can reach their potential
- Occupation: Manufacturing Manager
- Long-term school volunteer: current PTA president of Kennedy Middle School, past Site Council Chair for two schools.
- Active at the District Level, as member of Bond Oversight Committee and Budget Advisory Committee (3 years).
- Received Cupertino's CREST Award (2003) for Community Service, for work with Scouting, Soccer, and Rotary.
- Married 24 years. Wife, Stephanie, teaches 3rd grade in a neighboring district. Three children (ages 20, 16, and 13) have all attended our schools.
- BS and MS in Chemical Engineering from UC Berkeley, plus an MBA (Finance) from San Jose State.
- In my 24-year career in industry, I've created and led teams, managed budgets and capital projects, and helped bring new pharmaceuticals to market.
Elizabeth "Liz" Tadman
- Strong and experienced financial management to make sure that every dime that our schools receive is spent wisely.
- Support for our teachers, to create a positive working environment that reduces turnover.
- Improved communication of the Board with parents, teachers, and the community, to better incorporate their needs into its decisions.
- Occupation: Web Development CEO
- B.S. Computer Science & B.A. Mathematics, UC Irvine
- 10+ years of volunteer work with CUSD & FUHSD schools, soccer, Little League, Org. of Special Needs Family
- Current Vice President of Lynbrook High School PTSA
- Current Convention Chair for Cupertino-Fremont Council PTA
- Received PTA Honorary Service Award for involvement at Miller Middle School
- Organized community letter-writing campaign to preserve our state high school funding, generating more than 3000 letters to Sacramento.
Lynette Lee Eng
- Provide respectful treatment, fair compensation, and a supportive work environment for our teachers and staff.
- Review and oversee district finances, closely supervising expenditures for both Measure C funds and implementation of the Fifth Middle School.
- Promote a partnership between parents, teachers, and the district through improved communication and meaningful community participation.
- Occupation: Community Volunteer
- Born and raised in Hawaii
- 2 children currently enrolled in Cupertino elementary schools.
- Active member of Los Altos community and Cupertino Union School District
- Worked on issues involving children and families through a civil rights advocacy group
- Completed the Los Altos Lead program
- Den leader for my son's cub scouts.
Melissa B. Hilton
- Demonstrate fiscal prudence while ensuring that `every cent invested in our children is a cent invested in our future'.
- Promote a synergistic partnership between the community and the Cupertino School District Board of Trustees.
- Hire the best staff and retain our most dedicated and talented teachers.
- Occupation: Dietitian/Homemaker
- 7 years as a consultant for Sunnyvale Medical Clinic, currently semi-retired to raise my family
- Taught nutrition in college and community organizations such as the Heart Association, Health Department, and Cooperative Extension Service
- M.S. Nutrition, B.S. Medical Dietetics-Brigham Young University
- Bay Area resident for 20 years, Cupertino resident for 18 years
- Married with 6 children ages 3 to 16
- Volunteered in the schools for 12 years, including district budget advisory committee, in the classroom, and as school site council chair
Jon J. Crockett
- Retain our excellent teachers and staff and improve morale
- Maintain choice and diversity in educational programs
- Improve communication, striving to proactively involve and inform the community
- Occupation: Management Consultant
- Cupertino resident since 1995.
- Married with two elementary school children.
- Active School Site Council Member at Portal Elementary for 3rd year.
- Held senior positions at IBM, Cadence Design, Aetna Life & Casualty.
- Active Club and USYVL Volleyball coach. Coached several seasons of DYSL Soccer.
- MBA, New York University; BS, Northeastern University
Robert Lee Gilland Heslop
- Fight to prevent cuts in education; demand accountability for spending money we already have.
- Listen, respect and respond to community, teacher, and union issues and concerns.
- Encourage diversity and promote Choice in Education.
- Occupation: Route Salesperson
- 2 children Grade 2 & 3 in Regnart Elementary
- Married 9 years. Moved to California from
- British Columbia, Canada in 1998.
- Noble Grand Independent Order of Odd Fellows
- Telecommunications Technician Degree from Vancouver Community College
- Standardized Curriculum for all schools in the district.
- Standardized Arts and Music Program for all grades and all Students.
- Get money owed to district for President Bush's No Child Left Behind Initiative.
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