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Orange County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Board Member; Huntington Beach Union High School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Susan Henry Click here for more information about this candidate 65107 votes 34.7%

  • Occupation: Governing Board Member, Huntington Beach Union High School District
  • Registered Nurse
  • Nursing Degrees - Santa Ana College, Cal State Fullerton
  • Director/High School Representative to the Orange County School Boards Association
  • President, HBUHSD Board of Trustees 2003
  • PTA Honorary Service Award-1994; PTA Continuing Service Award-1996; PTA Golden Oak Award, 1997
  • Past President, Fountain Valley High School Education Foundation
  • Increase student achievement with highly qualified teachers
  • Fiscal accountability and diligent oversight of Measure C bond dollars
  • Ensure student safety and improve community communication
Michael H. Simons Click here for more information about this candidate 56318 votes 30.0%
  • Occupation: Governing Board Member, Huntington Beach Union School District
  • B.S. Zoology, Michigan State University
  • D.P.M. California College Podiatric Medicine S.F.Ca.
  • M.S. Medical Education C.C.P.M. S.F. Ca.
  • Calif. Dept. Consumer Affairs/Governor appointment
  • Community Services Commission/City ofHuntBeach
  • InfrastructureAdvisoryCommission/CityofHuntBeach
  • Fiscal accountibility of recent Measure C school bond monies
  • Priority funding of programs that have direct student benefit
  • Continued increasing test scores with highly qualified teachers
Jim Peters 27222 votes 14.5%
  • Occupation: Educational Consultant
Vivian Kirkpatrick-Pilger Click here for more information about this candidate 22326 votes 11.9%
  • Occupation: Management Services Officer
  • President of Citizens for Government Accountability
  • I have worked at the University of California, Irvine for 24 years
  • Manager of the largest department in the engineering school at UCI for 14 years
  • Experience managing funds, preparing budgets, meeting budget goals
  • Served on the Westminster Citizens Advisory Group and the Infrastructure Committee
  • Community Activist, 31 year career of decision making, analysis and management
  • Demand unbiased treatment of students regardless of race, sex, religion or national origin
  • Demand greater accountability to taxpayers
  • Work to strengthen basics and increase API Scores to 800 for every school in the district
Mark Ahrens Click here for more information about this candidate 16459 votes 8.8%
  • Occupation: Local Television Producer
  • Receiving B.A. from the University of Southern California
  • Active member at Grace Lutheran Church (
  • Participate in "Citizens for Government Accountability."
  • Former president of my high school's Kiwanis Key Club volunteer organization.
  • Participated in the California Junior Scholarship Foundation (CJSF) that interacts with Special Education students.
  • Received prestigious "National Scholar/Athlete Award"
  • Promote higher academic standards and achievement in English and Math.
  • Fight to prevent future racial quotas & religious discrimination.
  • Propose televising board meetings.

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