Fernando H. Silveira
Political party: None
Job: Doctoral Student @ Walden Universtiy
Spouse: TinaMarie Silveira
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Education: Gustine High School, HS Diploma; CSU, Stanislaus, BA in Liberal Arts with a Concentration in Music; National University, MA in Multi-cultural Education; Walden University, EdD in Education Leadership with a Specialization in Learning Disabilities (pending)
Military service: No
Past public office: No
Past campaigns for office: No
Organizations: OLM Society, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Gustine Rotary
Campaign Web site address: www.myspace.com/fernandosilveira
Campaign budget: Unknown
Have you ever been convicted or charged with a crime other than a minor traffic violation? No
Have you or a business you owned or had principal interest in ever filed bankruptcy? No
What is the primary reason you are running for this office? When the opportunity arose to run for GUSD School Board, I saw it as the chance to make a difference for our community now and for my children's future education.
What will your single most important priority be if you get elected? My most important priority, if elected, would be to answer the call of our community for change.
What sets you apart from the other candidates? It is my willingness to go against the grain and explore new avenues that would be in the best interest and benefit of the School District and the community. Just because something has always been done one way does not mean it cannot be done differently.