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Orange County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Board Member; Garden Grove Unified School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Linda Paulsen-Reed 35207 votes 21.9%

Kim Oanh Nguyen-Lam Click here for more information about this candidate 31019 votes 19.3%
  • Occupation: Educator
  • Education Background:*Ph.D.: 2002 - *M.A. in Ed Amin 1990 - * M.A. in Ed Psy 1983 - B.A. in Psy 1980 - * California Teaching Credential 1981
  • Language Ability: English, French, Spanish, and Vietnamese
  • Professional Experience: * - Interim Executive Director, Education Research Center + CLMER: 2003 + Pres
  • University Professor, Teacher Educator, Staff Development Specialist, Project Director, Classroom Teacher
    • President, La Quinta High School Parent-Teacher-Staff-Student-Organization, LQPTSSO, 2002-2004, Member PTSSO 4 yrs. *School Site Council 10 yrs.
    • GGUSD Committee Member: Facility Management, Promotion and Retention, 2001-2002 , GATES Scholarship 2000-2002
  • 1. Improving the rate of GGUSD graduating seniors eligible to attend CSU or UC schools
  • 2. Raising the academic achievement of the students who are underperforming
  • 3. Building two-way partnerships between schools-families-communities
Trung Nguyen Click here for more information about this candidate 27901 votes 17.3%
  • Occupation: Engineer/Attorney
  • B.S & M.S in Electrical Engineering
  • Juris Doctorate in Law
  • Volunteer teacher
  • Board member of several non-profit organizations
  • Co-founder of an educational institution
  • Has been working with public schools and government agencies as an advocate for education since 1990
  • Support fiscal responsibility, higher educational standards, better communication between administration, staff, board and community
  • Continue to enhance and fine tune the curriculum and teaching strategies in our school system to improve student learning and test scores
  • Promote participation from local businesses - Support safe school, zero tolerance for illegal drugs and weapons
Jesse James 20639 votes 12.8% Kerri Weisenberger Click here for more information about this candidate 18721 votes 11.6%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • Parent of 2 current GGUSD students, one 2004 graduate
  • President, "Friends of Music" La Quinta High School
  • 3 year contributor to Broad interview panel
  • President, McGarvin Intermediate School PTSA
  • School Site Council member, La Quinta High School
  • Kids first - emphasize the basics, prepare all children for their futures
  • Parent friendly schools - communication, encourage participation
  • Safe schools - zero tolerance, expel disruptive students
James D. "Jim" Warner 11264 votes 7.0%
  • Occupation: Retired Bus Driver
Lisa Wold 8716 votes 5.4% P. A. "Tony" Wold 7446 votes 4.6%
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