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Los Angeles County, CA April 17, 2001 Election
Board Member; Pasadena Unified School District; Seat 6 Voter Information

2 Year Term.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Order is random and changes daily.

Ken Chawkins

  • Occupation: Businessman
  • Parent
  • Accountability for results connected to administrators, teachers and principals.
  • Responsiveness to the community's needs, including those of teachers who need support and resources in the classroom.
  • No excuses for mediocre performance.
Peter M. Soelter
  • Occupation: Parent and PTA President - Previously, CFO, UCLA Extension
  • I am the only CPA candidate - 9 yrs with the "Big-six" accounting firm of Ernst and Young and 5 yrs as Chief Financial Officer of UCLA Extension.
  • I have the experience to make large educational bureaucracies more responsive.
  • I am the only candidate with children in both middle and elementary school in PUSD.
  • I expect the best for my children - from their teachers, principals and our school district.
  • As a volunteer I am a PTA President and helped found the Community Coalition for Quality Public Schools and Education Summit process.
  • I have begun many programs to improve schools in our District.
  • Implement the recommendations of the Charter Reform Task Force. I am committed to insuring that the PUSD not drop the ball again.
  • Look at creative ways to allow more children to attend school in their neighborhood. We have a historic opportunity in northwest Pasadena now.
  • Look at creative ways to work with the cities and county areas that make up our district. For instance, to share library resources or property sites.

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  Official Information

Pasadena City Clerk's Office - Election Division site

Pasadena Unified School District site
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