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San Mateo County, CA May 6, 2008 Election
 Smart Voter David Morris

Candidate for
Board Member; Portola Valley School District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Physician
  • University of Rochester and Harvard Medical School
  • Senior Director, Clinical Research and Exploratory Development, Roche Palo Alto
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
  • Family: Annie Ahern (wife), daughters Maille (5) and Mattie (7 months)
  • Former full time teaching and research faculty, UCSF and Yale University Schools of Medicine
  • 2 yrs in National Health Service Corps as physician providing medical care to economically disadvantaged, immigrant and migrant worker community
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Identifying and supporting the best teaching throughout the district
  • Nurturing a culture of educational innovation
  • Teaching students how to ask and begin to answer great questions
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Key Endorsements
  • Wendi Haskell, former multi-term PV School Board Member
  • Sally Stewart, former multi-term PV School Board Member
  • Alex and Leah Zaffaroni
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Position Papers
What do I offer as a candidate for the PVSD?
I will bring 10 years of teaching experience, a broad multi-cultural exposure through medical practice among disadvantaged populations, and experience in making tough budgetary choices to the PVSD governing board. Given the challenges faced and the strategic vision of the district, I will focus on cost-effective solutions to building a world-class school district.
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