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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Milpitas Unified School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Chris Norwood

9,856 votes (27.83%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • K-12 Computer Science Board Policy to Prepare Our Children for Silicon Valley Career Opportuinties
  • Love4Literacy and Adult Learning Programs for Milpitas Children, Parents and Residents
  • Building Ayer Educational Park to Reduce Overcrowding and Increase Corporate Internships and Partnerships



Profession:Executive Director in Education
Information Technology Systems Administrator - Level 2, Stanford University (2018–current)
Vice President of Milpitas School Board, Milpitas Unified School District — Elected position (2014–current)
Founding Director, Bay Area Tutoring Association (2013–2018)
Senior Business Development Director, One Touch Global Technologies (2002–2013)


William Jessup University Bachelors of Science, Christian Leadership and Biblical Theology (2005)

Community Activities

Founding Director, Bay Area Tutoring Association (2013–current)
IT Systems Administrator - Level 2, Stanford University (2018–current)
Vice President Milpitas School Board, Milpitas Unified School District (2014–current)
Meetup Organizer, Silicon Valley Parents Meetup Group (2015–current)
Meetup Facilitator, Teach Kids To Code (2016–current)


Top 10 School Board Accomplishments

  • 4 Years of Milpitas School Board Governance Certification
  • 4 Years of Fiscal Responsibility (AA Credit Rating)
  • Rebirth of Milpitas Elementary Olympics
  • MUSD collaboation with City of Milpitas on affordable housing, firearm and community safety
  • Santa Clara County School Link Mental Health Services for Milpitas Families and Children
  • Sponsored AP Computer Science Prep Program
  • Reinstituted Work – Study and Internship  program for High School Course Credit
  • Opened First College In Milpitas On Time (SJCC Extension)
  • Opened New Elementary School On Time (Mabel Mattos Elementary School)
  • Launched Love4Literacy early reading initiative in collaboration with Santa Clara County Public Library - Milpitas Branch, YMCA of Silicon Valley and First 5 of California


Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (5)

  • BAYMEC of Santa Clara County
  • Milpitas CSEA
  • Milpitas Teachers Association
  • Santa Clara County GOP
  • South Bay Labor Council AFL-CIO

Elected Officials (9)

  • Congressman Ro Khanna
  • Milpitas City Council Member - Anthony Pham
  • MUSD Board Member Amin Fazal
  • MUSD Board Member Robert Jung
  • MUSD Board Clerk Hon Lien
  • MUSD School Board President Dan Bobay
  • Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Dave Cortese
  • Vice Mayor of Milpitas Marsha Grilli
  • Assemblymember Kansen Chu

Individuals (2)

  • Former Mayor of Milpitas Pete McHugh
  • Former Santa Clara County Board of Education President Leon Beauchman

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