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

4 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Donna Erickson Click here for more information about this candidate 7992 votes 30.6%

  • Occupation: Board Member/Educator
  • School Principal
  • Administrative Credential in Education
  • 2 Masters degrees, Chapman University
  • Past PTA President, Honorary Service Award, Continuing Service Award
  • Former Chairperson, West Orange County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee for Cypress, LaPalma, Los Alamitos
  • Past 1st VP, Cypress Boys and Girls Club
  • Continuing to address declining enrollment and related funding issues.
  • Development of additional senior housing projects to be managed by the Cypress Education Foundation, which will augment the school district budget.
  • Continue to focus on development of reading and math skills for all students
Donna L. McDougall Click here for more information about this candidate 7349 votes 28.1%
  • Occupation: Board Member/Teacher
  • Past President Orange County School Boards Association
  • Delegate to California School Boards Association Delegate Assembly
  • Past PTA President
  • PTA Honorary Service Award, PTA Continuing Service Award
  • Active Cypress residence for thirty two years
  • Education Advisory Board--Calif. Dairy Council
  • Continue to closely monitor District budget to provide the best support for students and teachers
  • Continue support for Districts' strong academic program and opportunities for children
  • Continue support of vital parent and teacher groups and district advisory committees
Linda Keenan Click here for more information about this candidate 6824 votes 26.1%
  • Occupation: Cypress Business Owner
  • Chair, Cypress Children's Advocacy Council
  • Board Member, La Palma Intercommunity Hospital
  • Member, Cypress Woman's Club
  • 28 Year Cypress Resident
  • Foster Parent-Teacher partnerships for improved literacy with an emphasis on reading, writing and arithmetic.
  • Aggressively pursue grants and other revenue generating opportunities.
  • Assure fiscal accountability in challenging economic climate.
Steve Blount Click here for more information about this candidate 2697 votes 10.3%
  • Occupation: Corporate Controller
  • BA Social Science, Sociology emphasis; MBA in Entrepreneurship with Economics concentration.
  • Twenty-seven years of experience in finance, cash management, cost control, revenue enhancement, variance analysis, auditing, budgeting, & forecasting
  • Ten years each as a controller & as a bankruptcy consultant. Years of experience managing annual cash flows greater than 55 million.
  • Both of my children attended district schools for seven years, Paid current PTA memebership in all nine district schools.
  • Chair Advisory Comm for School Reopeining, Vice-Chair Advisory Com. on Uses of Surplus Property, Member Advisory Com. School Facilities Construction
  • Chair Business/School Partnership Program, past member District Budget Com., District Advisory Com., & School Site Council
  • I will request an operational audit of the district to find waste, inefficiencies, unfair practices, and the condition of the district's assets.
  • I will monitor all financial reporting for mathematical and fiscal accuracy. I will enlist my friends, associates & connections with the party that
  • controls the state legislature and that serve in the highest educational circles to help with district's funding shortfalls.
Aric Anderson 1252 votes 4.8%
  • Occupation: Sales Consultant/Coach

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