Turlock Unified School District (TUSD) Candidate Questionnaires/Profiles

There are 4 Turlock Unified School District (TUSD) Board of Trustee seats is up for election on November 8, 2011, and 6 candidates vying for the positions. Frank M. Lima, Miguel A. Galvez, Harinder Grewal , and Grady L. Welch are candidates that have provided answers to a questionnaire sent out by TurlockCityNews.com.

 
There are 4 Turlock Unified School District (TUSD) Board of Trustee seats is up for election on November 8, 2011, and 6 candidates vying for the positions. Frank M. Lima, Miguel A. Galvez, Harinder Grewal , and Grady L. Welch are candidates that have provided answers to a questionnaire sent out by TurlockCityNews.com.
 
TUSD had 5 Board seats up for election this year, 4 full term (four-year) seats and 1 short term (two-year) seat.
 
The candidate filing for the short term (two- year) seat and was closed on August 12th as Tami Harrill-Muniz, who was previously appointed to the TUSD Board, filed as an incumbent. Tami Muniz was unopposed for this seat and will therefore not appear on the ballot.
 
Tami Muniz was appointed to the TUSD Board on February 2, 2010, as a Provisional Board Appointment to fill the vacancy left by Lori Crivelli’s resignation shortly after being elected in November 2009. The Provisional Board Appointment runs through November 2011, when the regular election process will take place.
 
 
6 candidates will vie for 4 full term TUSD Trustee seats while 2 incumbents did not file for reelection.
 
Eileen Hamilton (Incumbent), Frank M. Lima (Incumbent), Andrew Johnson (Fund Development Specialist), Miguel A. Galvez (Real Estate Agent), and Harinder Grewal (Senior Inspector), and Grady L. Welch (Parole Agent) will appear on the ballot for the 4 four-year seats.
 
 
This will be the last year an at-large election will be held for TUSD Trustee positions. Beginning in 2013 Trustee positions will be elected by their specific districts mapped out throughout the TUSD.
 
 
TUSD Board Members currently do not receive any form of compensation for serving on the Board and they do not receive health benefits.
 
 
As one of TurlockCityNews.com’s top priorities, to improve communication here in Turlock, we really appreciate the extra effort to fill out these extensive questionnaires.
 
In appreciation of the candidates’ effort to communicate, TurlockCityNews.com will be putting stipulations on the commenting system we currently have in place. All comments left on the individual profiles will be directed to this main page. We encourage constructive comments because we will be using discretion on approval based on if we feel the comments serve a purpose to inform, support, or promote Turlock (more TurlockCityNews.com priorities). Concerns, questions, debatable points, alternative views… Put them down. Comments attacking the candidates personally will not be approved, so make the comments legitimate. As always feel free to leave comments of support. Signing your name is optional but encouraged.
 
Please read and take into consideration the information when you go to vote for the TUSD Board of Trustees seats on Tuesday, November 8, 2011.
 
TUSD Candidate Questionnaires/Profiles:
 
 
 
 

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