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Orange County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Trustee; Coast Community College District; Trustee Area 3 Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Armando R. Ruiz Click here for more information about this candidate 86216 votes 41.5%

  • Occupation: Governing Board Member, Coast Community College District
  • Bachelor Of Science
  • Masters Of Arts
  • To make sure our precious tax dollars enhance classroom education.
  • Support outstanding teachers who motivate students to reach their highest potential.
  • To work with business and community members on programs that respond to local educational needs.
Bonnie Castrey Click here for more information about this candidate 66048 votes 31.8%
  • Occupation: Educator, Mediator, Businesswoman
  • Dispute Resolver
  • Chair of the Federal Service Impasses Panel
  • Law degree from WSU
  • Nursing degree from CSULB
  • Past President of the Orange County School Boards Association
  • Founding President of the Orange County Industrial Relations Research Association
  • Restoring Integrity to the Board
  • Fiscal Responsibility and Oversight of the Measure C Funds for the Colleges
  • Increasing Technology and Course Options for Students
Diane A. Lenning, Ed.M. Click here for more information about this candidate 55629 votes 26.8%
  • Occupation: Educator/Author/Businessowner
  • M.A.-Secondary Education/History. B.A.-History/Social Sciences/Music. Credentials: Resource, Administration, T & S, CLAD.
  • Author: "Call of the American Dream" online
  • Businessowner: Family Accounting, Investing, & Consulting Business since 1979
  • U.S. Senatorial Medal of Freedom Award, 2004 political activism/lobbying, local, state, and national levels; advancing freedom and security.
  • Children's Needs Task Force, S.A.V.E., CERT, Citizens Corps, HB, Learning for Life, OC, Ham Radio
  • Chair Republican Educators Caucus-National Education Association. Delegate Local/State/National Representative Assembly, CTA,/NEA. Pr Local Officer.
  • Fiscal Responsibility through budget shortfalls: restructuring Course Offerings & Curriculum for cost effective planning.
  • Improving Test Scores and Academic Achievement through scientifically supported instructional methods and strategies.
  • Maintain and support a high level of Academic, Vocational, and Self-Improvement Curriculum for the community in collaboration with staff members.

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