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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

Santa Clara Unified School DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area 3

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Anna E. Welsh

Library Media Assistant
20,391 votes (48.48%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Strengthen school programs that CONNECT students to their community and further their academic success
  • Support ongoing professional development so teachers and staff can COLLABORATE and encourage students to become lifelong learners.
  • Increase COMMUNICATION-Listen to parents, students and staff about their concerns and problem solve on behalf of students.



Library Media Assistant, Santa Clara Unified School District (2012–current)
Parent Education Specialist, Santa Clara Unified School District (2007–2009)
Parent Education, Adult Education Teacher, Santa Clara Unified School District (1999–2007)


Virginia Commonwealth University Master of Social Work (M.S.W.), Social Work (1997)
University of Nevada, Reno Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) , Social Work (1992)

Community Activities

School Site Council Representative, Washington Open, Buchser Middle School, Santa Clara High School (2009–2015)
President, Buchser Middle School PTA (2012–2014)
Vice President, Santa Clara Unified Parents (S.C.U.P.) (2012–2013)
President, Washington Open Parent Faculty Group (2010–2012)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (4)

  • South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council
  • Santa Clara County Democrat Party
  • United Teachers of Santa Clara Union
  • Democratic Activism for Women Now (D.A.W.N.)

Elected Officials (6)

  • Albert Gonzalez, President, Santa Clara Unified School District Board of Education
  • Kathy Watanabe, *Councilmember, City of Santa Clara
  • Teresa O'Neill, *Vice Mayor, City of Santa Clara
  • Lisa M. Gillmor, *Mayor, City of Santa Clara
  • Jodi Muirhead, *Board Member, Santa Clara Unified School District Board of Education
  • Noelani Sallings, *Vice President, Santa Clara Unified School District Board of Education

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