School Board candidates square off Monday, Oct 30

Press release

By on Sun, October 22, 2006

The five candidates for the three vacancies on the Cabrillo Unified School District—Pamela Fisher, Ken Johnson, Kirk Riemer, Jolanda Schreurs and Dwight Wilson—will meet to discuss the issues at the General Meeting of the Half Moon Bay Branch of the American Association of University Women on Monday, October 30, at 7pm at the Community United Methodist Church, 777 Miramontes Street, Half Moon Bay. The public is invited to attend.

Kathee Tyson, League of Women Voters will introduce the candidates and moderate the discussion. Candidates will be asked the following questions:

1. What, in your background, has prepared you to sit on the Cabrillo Unified School District Board of Trustees?

2. What are the 3 most important issues facing the CUSD in the next 4 years?

3. Which of these issues is most important to you and why?

4. What is your plan for addressing this issue which you feel is most important?

Questions from the audience will be taken during the program and the moderator will pose them to each of the candidates.

After the Candidate Forum, Kathee Tyson, will give a brief synopsis of the one San Mateo County measure which will be on the November 7 ballot: Measure A, the 1/8 per cent sales tax increase to benefit parks.