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November 7, 2017 — Local Elections

Board Member — Whittier Union High School District

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About this office

Members establish educational goals and standards, approve curricula and the district’s budget, approve various purchases and renovations, and appoint the superintendent of schools.
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Candidates

You can vote for 3 of these 5 candidates.

Leighton M. Anderson

Attorney and Counselor at Law
Top 3 Priorities
  1. To achieve and maintain excellence in all phases of...
  2. Provide modern, clean, safe and secure facilities...
  3. Empower our highly qualified, caring and compassionate...
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Russell A. Castañeda Calleros

College Administrator
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Continued emphasis on student success for all students,...
  2. Improved tracking of students after they graduate...
  3. Ensuring that the District's annual budget continues...
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Jeff Baird

Attorney at Law for 37 years.
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Through careful planning and oversight, maintain our...
  2. Through our appointed Superintendent, continue to...
  3. Regular , reasonable, effective maintenance / modernization...
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Maria Carmenita Mendez

Teacher/District Parent
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Fully Staffed Schools - I support lower student-to-teacher...
  2. Mental Health Support. Higher incidence of mental...
  3. More School Funding - As a board member I will fight...
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Jennifer Portillo

Marketing Director & Philanthropist
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Accessibility: Determined to improve the W.U. H.S....
  2. College/ Work preparedness: Committed to making sure...
  3. Equity: Intent on finally having a woman and Spanish...
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