Site Rep Candidate Statements
Written by Terrence Banks Friday, 05 April 2013 06:01
2013-2015 Site Rep Statements
Diane Bachtel : I’ve enjoyed being your site Rep over the past several years and would like to continue being an advocate and informational resource for you.
Bakersfield High School
Randy Bennett: I have been a representative at BHS for the past two years. I would be honored to continue serving BHS staff members.
Janet Schultz: I would be honored to continue to serve as your Site Representative. I have gone to numerous trainings to be able to help you.
Mark Trunnell: I have been your rep for 16 years. I would be pleased to do it for two more.
Rudy Gutierrez: Studied at Cal Poly SLO bs,bMA. Site Rep at CVHS for Past 3 years. Attended site rep training. Father was a union man his whole life.
Herbert Akwaja: An experienced Sp Ed. Teacher always ready and willing to listen and assist teachers. A member of NEA, CTA, and site rep for any years.
Gail Johnson: I have been serving as the district association rep for several uears. I believe I have done a good job keeping you informed about association
Keith Reding: I need your vote so I can continue to represent you, advocate for you and provide an information stream so you can make informed decisions.
Scott Lockhart: I have been teaching at EBHS for the past 8 years and I have been a KHSTA site rep for the past 2 years.
Stephanie Hall: As a 7 year teacher/coach, I would be honored to represent Foothill as your site representative. My goal is to communicate information to all.
Carolyn Antongiovanni: I would like to continue as Foothill’s site rep and to represent my colleagues to the best of my ability.
Kathleen Cortez: Worked in Special Education for 25 years. Currently at AIM, going on my 9th year there.
Tony Bernardin: I have been a member of CTA since 1977. I have previous experience representing my site both at Highland and at Frontier High School. I believe
Hector Leonzo: I’ve served as the site rep for a little over a year. I will gladly continue serving at the best of my ability.
John Haskell: I have been site rep for the last two years. I would like to continue serving you.
Mindy Montanio: I’ve been your representative for the past two years and would like to continue as your representative. Thanks for trusting me.
Bill Parviainen: I have been site rep since we opened and look forward to continuing to support the teachers at I.H.S.
Kevin Crosby: I have 11 years teaching experience and 4 years experience as a site rep for KHSTA and KCSOS.
Elizabeth Deckard: At Kern Valley, I enjoy being involved in both academic and extracurricular activities such as department chair, coaching, Mathletes, class advising and professional development.
Tom Johnson: I have been a science teacher in the Kern High School district since 1991 at both Arvin High School and Liberty High School.
Matt Day: I am the current MMHS site rep and would like to continue to serve the certificated staff. I am dedicated to serving and protecting the
Megan Dutto: I would like the opportunity to continue to represent North High and make sure our voices are heard.
Ryan Dembosky: I have enjoyed serving NHS as a co-union representative for the past four years and will continue to do so if reelected.
Whitney Weddell: I would be delighted to continue as our site rep.
Mark Hamilton: I have been teaching for the past 11 years in the KHSD. I have been a teacher at Ridgeview for the past 7 years.
Laura Huntington: I have been your rep for several years. I would like to continue representing you.
Greg Moses: Have been a Rep in the past
Karen Assaturian: I would love to represent you at the Rep Council.
Chan Bayless: SHS teacher twenty years. Site Rep and site council member last 4 years. Representing my colleagues has been my pleasure, and I hope to continue.
Randy de Jong: I’m the Teacher Librarian at South. Regardless of my personal positions, I will represent the desires and positions of our staff as its representative.
Steve Kirkman: I have been a site rep at South for the past 5 years. I have tried to represent the staff at South in a manner
Megan Bishop: After serving as a site rep for the last two years, I would be honored to serve our Stockdale members for another term.
Lisa Layshot: As a teacher in the KHSD for 19 years, I would appreciate the opportunity to serve you once again as a site representative.
Tierra Del Sol
Art Folsom: Have enjoyed being your rep this year and will be pleased to do it again. I will bring back information for you.
Brian Mlenar: It has been my honor to represent Vista the last 2 years. If you are happy with the job thus far, I will serve again.
Ken Correa: 25 years at Vista West, with 12 years as Rep. I have enjoyed representing my colleagues and hope to continue. Thank you for your support.
Trent Combs: Ten years of experience representing West High.
Cheryl Thompson: I have been the site rep at West for four years and I have really enjoyed this position. I will continue to represent our teachers.
KHSTA Officer Candidacy Statements
Vickie Shoenhair – I would be honored to continue serving as your President. I will continue advocating for the educational profession and promise hard work and determination to help preserve quality educational programs for our students and great working conditions for my colleagues.
Vice President –
Jesse Aguilar - I would be greatly honored to continue serving as your Vice President. I am asking for your consideration and your vote. I’ve deeply valued working on your behalf and feel there is much more we can accomplish together. Thank you.
Laura Ghilarducci - As your Executive Board Secretary for the past 2 years, it has been my pleasure to provide communication to all members of the KHSTA. I would appreciate your vote to continue serving as Secretary. 35 Years Teacher, Coach, BTSA Provider, Facilitator.
Lisa Layshot-Wood - As a math teacher in the KHSD for the past 19 years, I would appreciate the opportunity to serve once again as your Association Treasurer.
State Council Candidacy Statements
Herbert Awkaja – Ready and willing to serve KHSTA at the State Council. Experienced teacher and one who believes in the power of KHSTA. Your strong voice at the state level and local. Member of NEA, CTA and KHSTA.
Aleida Rojas – I have been a teacher for 13 years. I came to Arvin in 2006 and I have been a history teacher ever since. I want to gain more knowledge so that I can empower my fellow teachers.
Adam Bishop – I currently serve as a KHSTA Grievance Chair, Organizing Chair, and a Bargaining Team member. I’ve just completed my first term as an elected CTA State Council Representative and I would be honored to serve again.
Pat Abbasi – I currently serve KHSTA as State Council Representative and PAC Chair and would appreciate being able to continue with this work. I am a NBCT science teacher with 23 years of classroom experience.
Elect the leadership of the KHSTA
Written by Terrence Banks Thursday, 14 March 2013 21:24
It is once again time to Elect the leadership of the KHSTA. Up for election this year are our executive board ( Pres., Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer) . these offices are 2 year terms. We also have 2 State Council Positions up, these offices are 3 year terms< and finally all of our Site Representative positions which are also 2 year terms. If you are interested in one of these positions please fill out the candidacy form attached and return it to the KHSTA office by the deadline. Please have the girls in the office time stamp the paper if possible and then take it into the KHSTA office and place it in the box marked Declaration of Candidacy forms. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call me.
Physical Education Facilitator
KERN HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
Site Rep, State Council, KHSTA officer Election Timeline
March 14, 2013 Date to publicize vacancies and announce when Declaration of Candidacy forms are due.
April 1, 2013 Deadline for submitting Declaration of Candidacy forms to the KHSTA office located at 3409 Calloway Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93312, by no later than 5:00pm. Any Declarations received after this deadline will not be acknowledged. Declaration of Candidacy Forms are available from site representatives, the KHSTA Office at 3409 Calloway Dr., or may be printed from the KHSTA website: www.khsta.org.
April 2, 2013 Acknowledgement of Declarations of Candidacy
April 3, 2013 Candidate statements and bios published on the Associations website at www.khsta.org; ballots prepared.
April 17, 2013 Candidate statements, ballots, registration sign-up sheets, and voter tally sheets distributed at Representative Council.
April 18 -May 2 ,2013 Elections to be held at each Affiliated Site.
May 2, 2013 Deadline for submitting ballots, registration sign-up sheets, and voter tally sheets to the KHSTA office located at 3409 Calloway Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93312, by no later than 5:00pm. Any Declarations received after this deadline will not be acknowledged.
May 3,2013 Elections committee to count ballots at KHSTA office located at 3409 Calloway Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93312 and announce results to the President of KHSTA May 3,2013
May 6, 2013 President of KHSTA will e-mail results of election to candidates and will publicize the winners to the membership.
May 17, 2013 Deadline for challenges. See below.
IT IS MANDATORY THAT THIS TIMELINE BE FOLLOWED
Challenges to an election must be received by May 17, 2013 and addressed in writing to Vickie Shoenhair, President KHSTA, 3409 Calloway Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93312.
Written by Terrence Banks Tuesday, 12 March 2013 19:35
It is the time again when we need to hold an election to determine who will be going to the NEA/RA representing our local association. The NEA/RA will be held from June 26 – July 6 2013 in Atlanta Georgia. Attached you will find a declaration of candidacy form . If you are interested in attending this event please fill out the candidacy form and submit it to the KHSTA office no later than 5 pm on March 19, 2013. Please ask the ladies in the front office to time stamp the form and then place it in the KHSTA office in the box marked RA Candidacy forms. The office is located at 3409 Calloway Dr. Bakersfield, Ca. 93312. Office hours are from 9am to 5pm. We are under a short timeline to pick our local delegates. So PLEASE If you are interested fill out the Declaration of Candidacy form today. We will run an election on March 20 if need be. We must have our results to CTA governance no later than March 29.
Physical Education Facilitator