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San Diego County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Board Member; Ramona Unified School District Voter Information

Full Term.

Results as of Jan 24 10:40am
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Dan Lopez Click here for more information about this candidate 5181 votes 22.67%

  • Occupation: Parent/Educator/Businessman
  • Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Management
  • President: TurnAround Schools 2006 - Present
  • Admindistrator: Poway USD 1999 - 2006
  • Teacher: San Diego USD and Poway USD 1994 - 1999
  • President: California League of Middle Schools 1999 - 2005
  • Instructor: CSU San Marcos Summer 1999 - 2003
  • Work to create a culture that promotes universal achievement for every student.
  • Support teachers with the tools necessary to achieve unprecidented results.
  • Fiscal responsibility and stability for our school district.
Dawn Perfect Click here for more information about this candidate 4818 votes 21.08%
  • Occupation: Community Volunteer
  • RUSD budget committee, district hiring interview panel
  • Safe Pathways to Schools advocate, Site Council Chair, PTA
  • Community planning: Transportation & Trails and Parks
  • Youth activities advocate & organizer
  • Parent of four children educated in Ramona public schools
  • AA General Studies, AA Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Promote opportunities for solid academic education along with athletics, vocational intruction and the arts.
  • Sound fiscal policy - Trustworthy, proper money management
  • Strong connections and communication with the community for students and staff.
Kim Lasley 4294 votes 18.79%
  • Occupation: Business Owner/Parent
Mark Lucas Click here for more information about this candidate 3018 votes 13.20%
  • Occupation: School Finance Officer
  • B.A. Mathematics
  • Certificate in School Business Management
  • Previous board member in Los Angeles County
  • Raised in Ramona
  • Fiscal stability for the district
  • Maintaining extra-curricular and vocational programs
  • Needs of children come first
John M. Rajcic Click here for more information about this candidate 2662 votes 11.65%
  • Occupation: Sales /Educator
  • Education: BA ,U of Minn, MS. USC, PhD, Claremont Graduate School...taught accounting ,school finance, and American History..
  • Military Education: Command & General Staff College, Ft Leavenworth ,KS, Army War College, Carilsle, PA
  • VP-General Manager, Kawai America Corporation..a leading Manufactuer and Distirbutor of Pianos and other Musical Instruments.
  • Deputy Supt, Irvine Unified School District..Certified School Business Official(CBO).
  • Faith and Family are important toJohn and his family
  • Advisor to Ramona Historical Society and Woodward Museum(11years) ...this gave John a great appreciation for our past and our present needs.
  • A strong basic education program and a quality comprehensive high school and clean schools.
  • A financially sound school district...declining enrollment is a major concern. ...Stress physical fitness for all the community,
  • Stress honesty and academic excellence...Encourage teachers to have high expectations for all students.
Joseph E. Thelin Click here for more information about this candidate 1521 votes 6.65%
  • Occupation: Senior Computer Scientist
  • Bachelor of Science Information Technology
  • Doing what's best for the children
  • Ensure that the school district is fiscally responsible
  • Ensure a clean and safe learning environment for all students
Al Valentin 1361 votes 5.95%
  • Occupation: Parent/Business Manager

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  Official Information

Ramona Unified School DIstrict

Local News and Analysis

KPBS San Diego Public Broadcasting

NBC San Diego San Diego Union-Tribune
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