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Dublin Unified School DistrictCandidate for Board Member, Area 1Full Term

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Amy Miller

9,324 votes (23.16%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Student Learning: Maximize student learning with meaningful and relevant programs, modern facilities, excellent teaching staff and leaders, and equitable educational opportunities for ALL students
  • Student Safety and Wellness: Ensure safe 21st century learning environments, including smaller class sizes and a second high school; protect the social-emotional well-beling of our students with awareness, programs and services
  • Communication-Continued progress in providing transparent communication internally and externally, including fiscal accountability with the budget, bond measure funds and parcel tax money, stakeholder input valued and considered, and



Profession:Communication Consultant
Communications Consultant, Gateways East Bay STEM Network, Institute for STEM Education, Cal State East Bay (2013–current)
Trustee, Dublin Unified School District — Elected position (2012–current)
Delegate Assembly Member, California School Boards Association — Elected position (2012–current)
Delegate, California Democratic Party — Elected position (2014–current)
Commissioner, Alameda County Commission on the Status of Women — Appointed position (2013–2015)
Events/Programs Manager, Dublin Partners in Education (2007–2013)
Trustee, Dublin Unified School District — Appointed position (2010–2012)


California State University, Northridge M.S. Educational Psychology & Counseling, B.A.Psychology, B.A. Child Development, PPS Credential (School Counseling), Career and school counseling, psychology and child development (1999)

Community Activities

Chairperson, SELPA (Special Education Local Plan Area): Joint board with 6 school districts (2011–current)
Member, Congressman Eric Swalwell's Women's Advisory Committee (2013–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Ron Hubbard, Dublin Teacher of the Year (2016)
  • Edy Coleman, President Dublin Partners in Education, Mayor's Award (2013)
  • Congressman Eric Swalwell

Organizations (8)

  • Lori Beth Eisenstadt, Teacher DUSD
  • Sheet Metal Workers' Local Union 104
  • IBEW Local, 595
  • East Bay Women's Political Caucus
  • Carpenters Local, 713
  • Building & Construction Trades Council of Alameda County
  • Asian Pacific American Democratic Caucus of Alameda County
  • Alameda County Democratic Party

Elected Officials (19)

  • Diana Everts, Teacher DUSD
  • Joaquin Rivera, Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Greg Tomlinson, Trustee, DUSD
  • Karen Monroe, Superintendent Alameda County Board of Education
  • Supervisor Scott Haggerty, Alameda County, District 1
  • Assemblymember Susan Bonilla, AD 14
  • Assemblymember Catharine Baker, AD16
  • Dan Cunningham, Board President, DUSD
  • Megan Rouse, Board Vice President, DUSD
  • Mayor David Haubert, Dublin City Council
  • Sameer Hakim, Trustee, DUSD
  • Kevin Hart, Councilmember, Dublin City Council
  • Jamie Hintzke, President, Pleasanton Board of Education
  • Angela Ramirez-Holmes, Member, Board of Directors, Zone 7
  • Georgean Vonheeder-Leopold, Director, Dublin San Ramon Services District
  • Yvonne Cerratos, Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Aisha Knowles, Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Don Biddle, Councilmember, Dublin City Council
  • Doreen Wehrenberg, Councilmember, Dublin City Council

Individuals (107)

  • Melissa Hernandez-Strah, Chair Human Services Commission, city of Dublin
  • Juliette Goodrich
  • Margaret Liang
  • Dale Eldridge Kaye
  • Yvonne & Rich Dutra St. John, Co-Founders, Challenge Day and Be the Change Movement
  • Joan Buchanan, Former Assemblymember
  • Ted & Virginia Woy
  • Michele Wieser
  • Heather Whiting, Class of 2019 Parent Rep, DHS
  • Joe Washington
  • Katherine Utsumi
  • Renata & Tom Tyler
  • Kim Thomas, Class of 2019 Parent Rep, DHS
  • Cindi Solon
  • Priyanka Sharma
  • Kathleen Schaub
  • Bill Schaub, Former Planning Commissioner, City of Dublin
  • Dan Scannell, Former DSRSD Board President
  • Tim Sbranti, Former Dublin Mayor
  • Melinda & Rick Reed
  • Sobia Qureshi
  • Irene & Todd Padnos
  • James Morehead
  • Mary Miller, Co-President Wells Middle School PFC
  • Dan Mendoza, President DUSL
  • Julie Lin
  • Denis King, Former Trustee, DUSD Board of Education
  • Sean Kenney, Former Trustee, DUSD Board of Education
  • Shari Jackman, Class of 2017 Parent Rep, DHS
  • Jeannine Happ, President, Wells Parent Faculty Club
  • Catheryn Grier, President, PFSO DHS
  • Terri Dyer, President Athletic Boosters, Citizen of the Year (2015)
  • Laura & Matt Chalker
  • Robert Bennett, Former Chair, Citizens Bond Oversight Committee
  • Chris Bennett, DPIE Board of Directors, Citizen of the Year (2011)
  • Charlene Beasley
  • Donald & Susan Babbitt
  • Laurie Achziger
  • Joe Baalman
  • Natalie Young, Teacher DUSD
  • Keoki Yee, Computer Technician DUSD
  • Mark Woy, Teacher DUSD
  • Pamela Williams, Teacher DUSD
  • Chris Williams, Teacher DUSD
  • Cynthia Walker, Counselor, DHS
  • Lisa Voit, Teacher DUSD
  • Diana Vincent, Teacher DUSD
  • Lori Van Dorn, Teacher DUSD
  • Michael Utsumi, President, Site Council DHS
  • Marianne Tirnetta, Teacher DUSD
  • Shobha Tejwani, ELD Coach DUSD
  • Felicia Suminski, Teacher DUSD
  • Allison Sotelo, Teacher DUSD
  • Denise Saylor, Teacher DUSD
  • Sara Hollison Ruegg, Teacher DUSD
  • Mike Ruegg, Teacher DUSD
  • Dominick Piegaro, Campus Supervisor / Coach, DHS
  • Jamie Perez, Teacher DUSD
  • A.J. Oliveira, Teacher DUSD
  • Leann Nobida, Career Center Specialist, DHS
  • Melissa Nelson, Teacher DUSD
  • Kirk (Bo) Nelson, Maintenance and Operations DUSD
  • Julie Moylan, Teacher DUSD
  • Mary Morehead, Site Council DHS
  • Danelle Meyn, Teacher DUSD
  • Chris Meredith, Teacher DUSD
  • Teri Meadows, Secretary DHS
  • Dr. Tim McCarty, Former Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, DUSD
  • Dr. Dave Marken, Former Superintendent, Newark Unified School District, Former Assistant Superintendent DUSD
  • Chris MacDougall, Teacher DUSD
  • Sara Longyear, Teacher DUSD
  • Deborah Lloyd, Teacher DUSD
  • Leor Levin, Counselor FMS
  • Robbie Kreitz, Teacher DUSD
  • Teri Kolon, Teacher DUSD
  • Patricia M. Kohnen, Former Trustee DUSD
  • Lisa Kiernan, Teacher DUSD
  • Jean Josey, Gael Period Tutor DUSD
  • Amy Jones, Teacher DUSD
  • Courtney Holmes, Site Council Dublin Elementary School
  • Dr. Stephen Hanke, Former Superintendent, DUSD
  • Patty Guadagni, Teacher DUSD
  • Judie Greenhouse, Teacher DUSD
  • Vena Geasa, Teacher DUSD
  • Melissa Fields, Teacher DUSD
  • Paul Everts, Teacher DUSD
  • Ashley Davey, Teacher DUSD
  • Michael D'Ambrosio, Teacher DUSD
  • Holly Cunningham, Teacher DUSD
  • Jennifer Costa, Teacher DUSD
  • Jennifer (Cohen) Crothers, Teacher DUSD
  • Jan Cohen, Teacher DUSD (ret.)
  • Liz Buckley, Counselor Valley High School
  • Catherine Brown, Teacher DUSD
  • Rich Boschetti, Superintendent DPIE STEM Academy
  • Erik Bertelson, Teacher DUSD
  • Jackie Beeson, Teacher DUSD
  • Kelly Beck, Teacher DUSD
  • Lina Barakat, Teacher DUSD
  • Kelly Baalman, Teacher DUSD
  • Aimee Auer, Teacher DUSD
  • Jennifer Angel-Diaz, Teacher DUSD
  • Stephanie Anderson, Teacher DUSD
  • Leesa Ko, Student Rep, DUSD Board of Trustees
  • Janine Thalblum, Vice Chairperson, Parks and Community Services Commission
  • Dayna Tutino, Commissioner, Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission/DUSD Teacher
  • Alan Brown, Commissioner, Human Services Commission, City of Dublin

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