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October 8, 2009

Meet the candidate: Torren K Colcord, Salida Union School District

What is your full, legal name?

Torren Kent Colcord

What name do you prefer be used in print?

Torren K Colcord

What office do you seek?

Trustee - Salida Union School District

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

To ensure our children are given every possible chance to thrive that is within the districts ability.

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

Thoroughly examine and correct if needed, the districts fiscal policies and spending to ensure that the children are receiving the right resources and support to the meet or exceed their educational needs.

What sets you apart from the other candidates?

My extensive experience in labor relations and collective bargaining

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

I am the National President and Executive Director of the National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Association.

What date were you born and where?

October 26, 1970 in Salt Lake City, UT

What is your spouse's name, if any?

Kristene Elizabeth Colcord

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

Linzia (10), Bailie (8), Ashlyn (6), Emerson (4). We also have another child (Hunter) that died of SIDS when three months old in 1997.

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

Pleasant Valley Elementary (Rno, Nv), Pine Middle Sch (Rno, Nv), Earl Wooster High (Rno, Nv.) 1989- Western NV. Comm College (EMT Certification), 1991- Medical Emergency Training Systems (Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic), 1992- U.S. ARMY Combat medical Training. 2005 Modesto Junior College Associates of Arts Degree.

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

No Publicly elected positions or offices.

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


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

$1,000 - $5000

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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