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Orange County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Board Member; Brea Olinda Unified School District; 4 Year Term Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Denise Shamblin Keller Click here for more information about this candidate 7537 votes 28.0%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Two-term BOUSD Board Member
  • Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential
  • Life-long Brea Resident
  • Brea Cultural Arts Commissioner, 1994-96
  • PTA Leadership, 1985-present
  • Mother of Four: Three Brea Graduates, One 8th Grader
  • Ensure Adequate and Appropriate Facilities
  • Academic Achievement
  • Protect and Maximize Financial Resources
Russ Kline Click here for more information about this candidate 7448 votes 27.7%
  • Occupation: Governing Board Member
  • Director for American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
  • Serve on a number of business related boards in California
  • BA from UC Santa Barbara, Economic/Mathematics Major
  • MBA studies at USC
  • Brea resident for 21 years
  • Raised 4 children in the Brea Olinda Schools
  • Family Values
  • Strong community communication and involvement
  • Attracting and retaining strong district employees
Rodney "Rod" Todd Click here for more information about this candidate 6671 votes 24.8%
  • Occupation: Retired School Administrator
  • Elementary School Teacher, 10 years (Grades 4, 5, 6 and Special Education)
  • Elementary, Intermediate and High School Principal (26 years combined)
  • Business Div. Admin. Asst., 3 years (Responsible for: Transportation, Maintenance, Facilities, Police, $92 Million Bond, Director of Public Safety)
  • Former Montebello Teachers Association President/Charter Member, Assoc. of Montebello School Admin. & Assoc. of California School Admin.
  • Fanning Elementary & Brea Junior High School Site Councils & Brea Olinda High School Instrumental Music Treasurer (5 years)
  • Honorary Service Award presented by the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA), School named National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • Ensure the continuance of the excellent educational program offered by this district
  • Support our Superintendent and his administrative team
  • Offer competitive salary and benefits for all employees
Brad Wilkinson Click here for more information about this candidate 5219 votes 19.4%
  • Occupation: Analyst
  • Experience counts! Served 4 years as a School Board member.
  • Prior to that, served 4 years as a Legislative Assistant to two of our county's State Legislators.
  • During my tenure on the school board, standardized test scores rose at every grade level in every subject -- Reading, Math, Language, and Spelling.
  • I'm committed to working for you and ask for your vote.
  • Modernize existing schools and build new schools where needed.
  • Ensure Brea's reputation for excellent education.
  • Ensure student readiness for higher education.

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