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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

Member — Oro Loma Sanitary District Board of Directors

Short Term
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Rita Duncan

Human Resources Director, Performance...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. It is my commitment as a Director to create opportunities...
  2. I am prepared and committed to supporting the District’s...
  3. Together we can protect our environment through waste...
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Chike Udemezue

PhD., Professionally qualified accountant,...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Keep the service rates low
  2. Improved customer service
  3. Modernize equipment
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Appointed, Board of Directors, Oro Loma Sanitary District
26,794 votes (75.86%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • It is my commitment as a Director to create opportunities for the families and individuals living in the unincorporated areas to be heard, as it relates to the services they receive from the District.
  • I am prepared and committed to supporting the District’s continued effort to provide excellent waste management services to the families and individuals who live in the Oro Loma Sanitary District
  • Together we can protect our environment through waste management, ensuring zero harm for future generations

Experience

Experience

Profession:Human Resources Director, Performance Management, Trained Facilitator, Employee Safety, Wellness and Training

Education

Notre Dame de Namur University Bachelor's of Arts Degree, Human Services (not availa)
Notre Dame de Namur University Masters Degree, Counseling Psychology (not availa)

Biography

My name is Rita Duncan and I am running for the Oro Loma Sanitary District, Board of Directors short term position in November.  In January, I was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors and my educational and professional background complements the strengths of the Board.

I am prepared and committed to supporting the District’s continued effort to provide excellent waste management services to the families and individuals who live in the Oro Loma Sanitary District, which includes San Lorenzo, Ashland, Cherryland, Fairview and portions of San Leandro and Castro Valley. It is often a challenge for people who live in unincorporated communities voices to be heard. It is my commitment as a Director to create opportunities for the unheard to be heard, as it relates to the services they receive from the District.

I possess a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Human Services and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Notre Dame de Namur University. I have over 30 years of professional experience, including, human resources, performance management, employee training, safety, wellness, and organizational development. I am a trained facilitator, specializing in interpersonal and group dynamics.

I am proud to live in the Fairview area of Hayward for over 18 years and of my children graduating from Hayward and Moreau High Schools.

I am honored to be endorsed by the Alameda Labor Council, AFL-CIO, Assemblymember Bill Quirk; Director Frank Mellon, East Bay MUD,  Vice Mayor Ursula Reed, San Leandro; and Councilmember Sara Lamnin, Hayward (partial list).

Please vote for me on November 8th, 2016 and together we can protect our environment through waste management, ensuring zero harm for future generations.

 

For more information please visit: www.ritaduncan4oroloma.nationbuilder.com

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Alameda County Democratic Central Committee (Democratic Party)
  • Alameda Labor Council AFL-CIO
  • Teamsters Local 70

Organizations (4)

  • South Alameda County Young Democrats
  • Eden Area Democratic Club
  • East Bay Women's Political Caucus
  • P.A.C.E

Elected Officials (4)

  • Assemblymember Bill Quirk
  • Frank Mellon President, Board of Directors, East Bay Municipal Utilities District
  • Shelia Young Director, Oro Loma Sanitary District; San Leandro Mayor Emeritus
  • Ursula Reed, San Leandro Vice Mayor

Individuals (6)

  • Nate Miley Alameda County Board of Supervisors, District 4
  • Marlon McWilson, Former Trustee, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Sara Lamnin Hayward, City Councilmember
  • Aisha Knowles Trustee Area 4, Alameda County Board of Education
  • Lynette Ward, President, Black Young Democrats East Bay
  • Sarah Richardson, Alameda County Dem Central Committee, Associate A.D. 18

Candidate Contact Info

Email rita4oroloma@gmail.com
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Chike Udemezue

Financial Analyst/Author
8,245 votes (23.34%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Keep the service rates low
  • Improved customer service
  • Modernize equipment

Experience

Experience

Profession:PhD., Professionally qualified accountant, City Commissioner, SEIU Local 1000 Union Leader, Community volunteer,

Biography

Chike Udemezue, a community volunteer, organizer, analyst and author has served on many committees, commission and board of directors in the nonprofit, public and government sectors. At the present, he serves on the Recreation and Parks Commission of the San Leandro City Council. He also serves on the John Muir Middle School Site Council and on the LCAP Parent Advisory Committee of the San Leandro Unified School District. He brings his experience of civil service into his community activities with the intent of providing first class service to the district which in turn highlight the type of delivery the residents have come to expect. His experience of serving as a steward for the SEIU Local 1000 will help him fight for the working class families and all people in the San Leandro, Castro Valley, Ashland, San Lorenzo and Fairview areas of the Alameda County.

 

Chike is a professionally qualified accountant that subsequently retrained in the people side of the enterprise. Under private sponsorship, he studied the impact of ethical behavior on career development for his doctoral research. His research has facilitated his track record of writing and publishing in accounting, labor market, organizational development and social change. Dr. Udemezue will be honored to have your endorsement and vote in the November 8, 2016 general election. Thank you.

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Donald White - Alameda County Treasurer/Tax Collector
  • John Faria - Former Mayor - City of San Leandro
  • Nate Miley - Alameda County Supervisor

Political Beliefs

Chike C. Udemezue, Ph.D.

 

Financial Analyst/Commissioner

 

My education and qualifications are: PhD, a professionally qualified accountant, financial analyst, administrator, author, community volunteer, SEIU shop steward, city commissioner, Bay-fair Transit Oriented Development committee member and SLUSD LCAP Parent Advisory committee member.

 

The need for a positive social change is inevitable in our diverse district; I will bring a new energy to the board. My first job is to listen to you and through my decades of volunteering in the community, I’ve learned to respect and work with people. I am committed to picking up the recycling bins every week, providing better customer service while keeping the costs down. With my education, skills and experience, I'll streamline the district’s budget while maintaining efficiency. Over the years, I’ve served on many nonprofit boards, interceded between workers and management in the service industries, balanced budgets, prepared taxes, analyzed proposals and delivered value. We need to continue modernizing our equipment for a more efficient, environmentally clean and friendly operation. I will push for the modernization while controlling costs. Your vote for a progressive voice that will fight for all people in our diverse community with working class families is important. As a progressive democrat, I’ll work with everyone to provide you with the best possible service; so when you cast your ballot – please vote for me; let’s improve service and keep the rates down.

Candidate Contact Info

Email votedrchikeudemezue@juno.com

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