Meet the candidate: Catie L. Englebright, Salida Union School District Board of Trustees

October 8, 2009 

What is your full, legal name?

Cathleen Lucille Englebright

What name do you prefer be used in print?

Catie L. Englebright

What office do you seek?

Salida Union School District Board of Trustees

What is the primary reason you are running for this office?

I would like to become an advocate for the students and families our District serves to provide the best educational services the budget constraints allow.

What will be your single most important priority if you get elected?

My first priority will be to listen to the needs and desires of our students, staff and administration, and then learn how I can best implement those ideas.

What sets you apart from the other candidates?

My eight years experience in the District as a classified employee have given me a unique perspective on how our schools are affected by decisions made by the Federal and State government and District administration.

Where do you work and what is your job title? (If retired, list position before retirement)

I currently work as a classified substitute for Salida Union School District. I fill the positions of secretary, attendance clerk, librarian and health clerk as needed.

What date were you born and where?

May 10, 1962; Berkeley, CA

What is your spouse's name, if any?

Lance Englebright

What are the names and ages of your children, if any?

Trevor Ingram (21) and Emma Ingram (18)

Please list the schools and colleges you attended, the degrees you attained and when.

Foothill High School – 1980

Chabot College – 1980 – 1981

California State University, Sacramento – 1981 - 1984

Have you ever held an elected or appointed public office? (Include dates and office title)

Connecting Waters Charter School Parent Council 2009

Have you run before for an elected public office? (Include dates and exact office title)

No

Approximately how much money do you expect to spend on your campaign?

Unknown

Have you ever been convicted or charged with a crime other than a minor traffic violation? If so, please explain and include dates and locations.

No

Have you or a business you owned or had principal interest in ever filed bankruptcy? If so, please include dates and the location the bankruptcy was filed.

My husband and I filed a personal bankruptcy in 2000, due to the fact that my husband lost his career in the shipyard industry due to a diagnosis of asbestosis.

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