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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

South San Francisco Unified School DistrictCandidate for Board Member2 Year Term

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John C. Baker

Infrastructure Grant Analyst
13,697 votes (60.5%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Increase Academic Standards in order to make our students more ready for careers or colleges
  • Improve physical facilities in schools that were not improved by Measure J bond
  • Ease process for special education students and their parents



Profession:Appointed School Board Trustee
Infrastructure Grant Analyst, State of California (2013–current)
Trustee, South San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education — Appointed position (2016–current)
Member, SamTrans Citizens Advisory Committee — Appointed position (2002–current)
Staff and Freelance Journalist, Various Publications (1998–2016)
Commissioner, South San Francisco Public Housing Authority — Appointed position (2009–2016)
City Management Intern, City of Brisbane (2012–2012)
Strategic Planning Intern, Santa Clara Fire Department (2011–2011)
Commissioner, South San Francisco Library Board — Appointed position (2001–2005)


San Francisco State University Masters in Public Administration, Public Administration (2012)
San Francisco State University Bachelors, History (US History Emphasis) (2003)
Humboldt State University Bachelors, Journalism (1998)

Community Activities

Member, San Mateo County Transportation Authority Citizen's Advisory Committee (2013–2015)
Manager, South San Francisco Youth Baseball (2012–2012)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (1)

  • San Mateo County Democratic Party

Elected Officials (1)

  • Trustee Maurice Goodman, San Mateo County Community College District

Individuals (9)

  • Supervisor David Pine, San Mateo County
  • Supervisor Adrienne Tissier, San Mateo County
  • Commissioner Robert Bernardo, San Mateo County Harbor District
  • Vice-Mayor David Canepa, Daly City
  • Mayor Mark Addiego, South San Francisco
  • Trustee-to-Be Patricia Murray, SSFUSD
  • Trustee Daina Lujan, SSFUSD Board
  • President Patrick Lucy, SSFUSD Board
  • Mayor Pedro Gonzalez (ret.), South San Francisco

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