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Santa Clara County, CA June 6, 2006 Election
Director; Santa Clara Valley Water District; Division 1 Voter Information

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Results as of June 26 11:47am, 100.00%% of Precincts Reporting (311/311)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Rosemary Kamei Click here for more information about this candidate 24,602 votes 49.81%

  • Occupation: Director, Santa Clara Valley Water District #1
  • Masters Degree in Urban & Regional Planning
  • Environmental Advisory Committee Board Liaison
  • Uvas/Llagas Watershed Advisory Committee Board Liaison
  • Small Business Owner for 12 years
  • Community Activist for over 23 years
  • Balancing the community needs for reliable, high quality water supply and flood management while providing stewardship of our environment
  • Bridging the gap between the community and the activites of the Water District through greater education/awareness
  • Creating greater efficiencies through implementation of the Comprehensive Management Audit
Ram (Singh) Singh Click here for more information about this candidate 10,873 votes 22.01%
  • Occupation: Water Resource Specialist
  • Doctorate from Stanford and Professor of Water Resources at San Jose State Univ.
  • Consultant, researcher, and teacher of Water Resources for over 40 years.
  • Served on flood advisory board of the District and City and State commissions.
  • Knowledgeable about all aspects of water resource projects including planning, engineering, environmental, and economic considerations.
  • Belong to many engineering societies and have been recognized for my services.
  • Have practical experience in the field on solving water-related problems.
  • Control the bulging manpower of the District and enhance efficiency.
  • Provide a second review of staff proposals by a Water Resource specialist on the Board.
  • Take advantage of all federal and state contributions to reduce the cost to the District.
B. Terry Mahurin Click here for more information about this candidate 7,751 votes 15.69%
  • Occupation: Retired Engineer
  • Graduated from the University of Kentucky with a BSME and MSME.
  • Employment included North American Aviation, IBM (retired), Lucero Electonics, Solectron, Pacific Broadband (a start up) and Juniper Networks
  • Engineering Manager in three companies. I received the Presidents Award in IBM and received two U. S. patents.
  • Member of the San Martin Perchlorate Community Advisory Group.
  • Resident of Santa Clara county 40 years, 30 of which have been spent in Morgan Hill
  • Married with two grown children.
  • The Board of Directors should have a standing Financial and Audit sub-committee wholly independent of the District it oversees.
  • Approval for Bonded indebtedness on capital projects should be returned to the voters.
  • As it has always been, the Board must insure the valley water suppply as growth continues and that flood control is achieved.
Johne Baird 6,170 votes 12.49%
  • Occupation: Rancher

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