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

4 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Carolyn McInerney Click here for more information about this candidate 29949 votes 23.9%

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Board President-- Irvine Unified School District
  • Chair of Board, Association of Low Wealth Schools
  • Chair of Board, Family Violence Project
  • Board Member, 44 Women for Children, Orangewood Children's Home
  • Board Member, California Women's Leadership Association (CWLA)
  • Founding Board and Past President, Irvine Public Schools Foundation
  • Tough Fiscal Control
  • Safe Schools
  • Quality education
Sue Kuwabara Click here for more information about this candidate 29222 votes 23.4%
  • Occupation: Governing Board Member, Irvine Unified School District
  • Volunteer in Irvine schools for 14 years. PTA, Booster Clubs, School Site.
  • California School Board Assc. Delegate
  • Orange County School Board President Elect
  • Serve on the CIF Southern Section Executive Board
  • Irvine PTA Council 1st VP
  • Board Liason to Special Ed Committee, Teacher of the Year Committee, and Coastline ROP Board
  • Continue to work in Sacramento for class size reduction flexibility and smaller classes across all grade levels.
  • Continue to ensure that our district is operating under a fiscally responsible budget while maintaining quality education.
  • Providing competitive salaries and benefits for all employees.
Michael Parham Click here for more information about this candidate 16650 votes 13.3%
  • Occupation: Investment Banker
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics and Russian Language, Dartmouth College 1991
  • MBA from New York University, 1994
  • VP, Mergers & Acquisitions, RSM EquiCo Capital Markets LLC
  • PTA President, Plaza Vista School
  • PTA Legislative Action Representative
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Fighting for our fair share of funding from Sacramento. Irvine currently receives approx. $100 less per student than the state average.
  • Maintain the neighborhood school school concept in Irvine that has served us so well.
  • Focus on reducing class sizes at all levels, not just K-3.
John Burger Click here for more information about this candidate 14005 votes 11.2%
  • Occupation: Chemical Engineer
  • Let's make "World-Class" the education standard in Irvine
  • Let's not rely on Washington D.C. or Sacramento to solve our education problems
  • We are an education focued and resourceful community, let's enhance our school programs by pooling resources of business, city, and parents.
Kathleen Anne Rodarte 13456 votes 10.8%
  • Occupation: Retired School Employee
Barbara Quinlan Click here for more information about this candidate 12786 votes 10.2%
  • Occupation: Association Board Member
  • BS in BusAdmin from CalStateLong Beach
  • PTA Volunteer & officer in Irvine for 12 years
  • Orange County PTA board rep for Irvine
  • Irvine Public Schools Foundation board member
  • Youth Ministry Leader for Jr.High & High school
  • Community Association Board President
  • Ensuring Irvine schools continue their commitment to encellence
  • Attracting and retaining quality teachers and staff
  • Fiscally Sound Budjet, reflecting the priorities of the parents
Al Salehi 6018 votes 4.8% Mark Schuk 2969 votes 2.4%

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