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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
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Mountain View-Whisman School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Jose Gutierrez, Jr.

Appointed Incumbent
11,553 votes (25.5%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Expand our high quality pre-school and transitional kinder programs.
  • Promote a multi-step plan to close our school district achievement gap.
  • Continue to provide a representative voice on the board for all neighborhoods with the goal of student success and parental involvement.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Paralegal
IP Patent Litigation Parelegal, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP (2007–current)
Governing Board Member, Mountain View Whisman School District — Appointed position (2015–current)

Education

Santa Clara University Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Religious Studies with Minor in Ethnic Studies (1998)

Community Activities

Board Representative to DELAC (District English Language Advisory Council), Mountain View Whisman School District (2015–current)
Board Representative to MVEF (Mountain View Educational Foundation), Mountain View Whisman School District (2015–current)
Member Specific Learner Needs Task Force, Mountain View Whisman School District (2016–current)
PTA Member - Gabriela Mistral Elementary School, Mountain View Whisman School District (2010–current)
PTA Member - Graham Middle School, Mountain View Whisman School District (2016–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Margaret Abe-Koga - Mountain View City Council Candidate, Former Mountain View Mayor and City Council Member
  • Ellen Wheeler - President, Mountain View Whisman School Board
  • Fiona Walter - Trustee, Mountain View Los Altos High School District

Organizations (1)

  • Mountain View Voice - Editorial - "The Opinion of The Voice"

Elected Officials (5)

  • William Lambert - Vice President, Trustee, Mountain View Whisman School Board
  • Joe Mitchner - Trustee, Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District
  • Jessica Speiser - Trustee Elect, Los Altos School District
  • Chelsea Bonini - Vice President, San Mateo-Foster City School District Board of Trustees
  • Rosie Tejada - President Board of Trustees Jefferson Union High School District

Individuals (6)

  • Lucas Ramirez - Mountain View City Council Candidate
  • Thida Cornes - Mountain View City Council Candidate
  • Laura Blakely - Mountain View Whisman School Board Candidate
  • Steve Olson - Former Trustee, Mountain View Whisman School Board
  • Juan Aranda - Former Trustee, Mountain View Whisman School Board
  • Joan MacDonald - Former Trustee, Mountain View Whisman School Board

Videos (1)

— October 5, 2016 KMVT 15

I present my ideas for how we can improve our Mountain View Whisman School District and how together we can be the difference our students and teachers need.

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