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October 1, 2009

Meet the Candidate: Stacie Morales, Empire Union School District board member

What is your full, legal name?

Stacie A. Morales

What name do you prefer be used in print?

Stacie Morales

What office do you seek?

Empire Union School Board Trustee

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

I would like to be involved in the school district my children currently attend.

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

During this tough economy I want to help make decisions that would be best for the children of this school district. Save as many jobs and cut as few programs as possible, while managing the district finances to maintain a positive certification.

What sets you apart from the other candidates?

I am a very good communicator. I have proven in my last four years as a School Board Trustee that I will listen to any employee, parent, or child. I follow up on issues and communicate the results of my findings. I am very involved in negotiations and am not afraid to step up and make the difficult decisions.

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

Stanislaus County, Dept. of Public Works, Transit Division Marketing: graphic design

What date were you born and where?

November 20, 1959 in Orange County, CA

What is your spouse's name, if any?

Ken Morales

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

Morgan Morales, age 14
Jessie Morales, age 12
Dylan Morales, age 9

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

Canada College in Redwood City to become a licensed Contact Len Fitter.

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

Empire School Board Trustee — 11-05 to 11-09

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

Empire School Board Trustee — 11-05

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


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.


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.


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