Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Candidates' Night to shine light on Elk Grove Unified hopefuls - Sacramento Bee (blog)

Elk Grove Unified school board candidates will face a panel of journalists at the Elk Grove Candidates' Night from 7 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 17.

The forum, at the Holiday Inn Express at 9175 W. Stockton Blvd., will be hosted by The Sacramento Bee, Elk Grove Patch and Elk Grove News.Net.

The school board hopefuls will take the stage during the second hour of the forum, following mayoral candidates. Eight people are vying for three seats in races that in previous years have generally been uncontested.

Susan Parvis, a parent; James Letoa, an educator; and Tony Perez, a retired teacher are running in Area 1. The trustee area has been represented by William Lugg Jr. since 1983. Lugg is retiring from the board.

In Area 3, board president Chet Madison Sr. is running unopposed.

Jake Rambo, the incumbent, and Steve Ly, a teacher, are running in Area 6.

Alfred "Al" Rowlett, the incumbent; Carmine Forcina, a retired teacher; and Theresa Beals, a parent, are running in Area 7.

The incumbents in both Area 6 and Area 7 were appointed to the board to complete the terms of board members who retired or resigned due to health reasons.

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