About this site

I was a Governing Board Member of the San Carlos School District, elected November 2007 and again in November 2011. This site was originally used for the purpose of communicating with school district constituents, however now it is used for surfacing ideas and expressing opinions on various subjects in education, politics, business, or otherwise.

Please note that any opinion express here is purely personal and does not necessarily reflect the position or opinion of anyone else or any organization with which I am, or have been, associated.

I will not accept anonymous comments, and all persons who post comments must have a valid e-mail address. Note that I reserve the right to edit, reject, or delete posts based on spelling, grammar, readability, or my judgment of what is appropriate discourse.

 

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So you want to be a Board member?

It’s actually a lot more fun than it looks — I promise!

There are three slots up for election to the School Board on November 3rd. The filing period for candidates opens on July 13th and goes through August 7th.

There is a candidates resources page on the San Mateo County Elections Office website, which is vey useful. There is a candidates’ guide, information on candidates’ seminars, and their staff is extemely helpful. The process for filing is fairly simple. Go down to the County Elections office (40 Tower Road, San Mateo), or feel free to contact me with any questions!

2 comments to So you want to be a Board member?

  • David Perkins

    It might be confusing as to which board member terms are expiring, since the Web page http://www.sancarlos.k12.ca.us/board.htm has all expiring 2011 and none expiring in 2009. I hope the new superintendent will put a process in place to fix problems with the School district Web site.

  • Seth

    Yes, the website is incorrect and needs to be fixed. To clarify, three seats are up this November and two seats in 2011.