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San Diego County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Director; Padre Dam Municipal Water District; Division 4 Voter Information

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Results as of Jan 24 10:40am
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Augie Caires Click here for more information about this candidate 3267 votes 45.44%

  • Occupation: Appointed Director, Padre Dam Municipal Water District
  • Water Professional; served as Padre Dam's General Manager for 13 years; served on the Board of Directors since February, 2007
  • Public Agency CEO, 27 years; Master's Degree in Public Administration; Bachelor's Degree in Business Management;
  • Honors: Selected as one of the Top Ten Leaders of the Year (2002) in the United States and Canada by the American Public Works Association
  • Recipient of the Special District Administrator Professional Certification by the Special District Leadership Foundation
  • My Platform: Fiscal Responsibility--Get what you pay for
  • Quality Services and Infrastructure--See what you pay for
  • Accountability and Transparency--Know what you pay for
Patricia Cannon 2480 votes 34.50%
  • Occupation: Alpine Chamber CEO
John L Hammerstrand Click here for more information about this candidate 1442 votes 20.06%
  • Occupation: Environmental Health Specialist
  • Frederick College-Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Lt Commander (Naval Aviation Observer) various leadership courses-positions. Naval air Reserve Officer-temporary Haz Material Officer support squadron
  • Registered Environmental Health Specialist#3299-Ca. 1970 to present -Potable water supplies-quality/safety issues, recycled water, wastewater systems-
  • various other land use matters-Dept of Environmental Health-SDiego County- retired 2004. Alpine Planning Group-Feb 1980 thru 1988-Secretary, various
  • sub-committees, Vice Chairman
  • Airline Transport Pilot-Lear Jet-Flight Instructor...
  • Water Safety - A highly contaminated hydrofluosilicic Acid, a toxic hazardous chemical has been added to our drinking water.
  • Water Supply: remember 80%+ is imported - need 2 more reservoirs or... to meet needs of population growth...
  • Keep rate payers informed of water quality changes: Let public choose when they want to be medicated-undue cost to buy bottled water...

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