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San Luis Obispo County, CA November 2, 2010 Election
 Smart Voter Valerie (Malhotra) Bentz

Candidate for
Director; Cambria Community Services District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: University Professor/Author
  • Professor, Fielding Graduate University
  • Taught in the doctoral program in sociology at Texas Woman's University for twelve years
  • Author of Mindful Inquiry in Social Research (with Jeremy Shapiro) and Becoming Mature: Childhood Ghosts and Spirits in Adult Life and other titles
  • Fellow in Contemplative Practice of the American Association of Learned Societies
  • Served as president and board member of the Clinical Sociology Association and the Sociological Practice Association
  • Co-founder of the Creative Longevity and Wisdom program at Fielding
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Explore environmentally sound and fiscally conservative (sustainable) water alternatives
  • Advocate for district transparency, and work to make the district office more accessible to the public, and public business, every day.
  • Promote sound and responsible economic policies regarding district expenditures, particularly the compensation of public employees
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Key Endorsements
  • The Santa Lucia Chapter of the Sierra Club
  • James Brownell, Ph.D, Soil Scientist
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