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Candidate questionnaire: Donald McKim

What name do you prefer be used in print? Donald McKim

What office do you seek? Ceres Unified School District Member

What is your political party? Republican

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

Retired: Procter & Gamble Financing / Planning / Customer Service Team Leader. I currently help out at Sam Vaughn School when needed.

What date were you born and where? July 24th, 1951 Bakersfield, Ca.

If you have a spouse, what is his or her name? Tina McKim

What are the names and ages of your children, if any? Steven, 28 and Adam, 26

(3) Grandchildren Andrew 7, Angela 6 and Abbygail 3Please list the schools and colleges you attended, the degrees you attained and when.

Don Pedro, Whitmore, Carroll Fowler in Ceres - Hamilton Jr. Hi, Fresno High in Fresno, Ca

No degrees

Have you served in the military? If so, please list branch and rank attained.


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


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

Yes, November2005 Ceres Unified School District Member

Please list up to five professional, social, community, labor or fraternal groups to which you belong. None

Campaign Web site address: None

Please list the campaign contact information you want made available to the general public in print and online, including a phone number, address and e-mail:

Donald McKim PH: 537-2204 e-mail:

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. None

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. None

What is the primary reason you are running for this office? I'll focus on safety around schools, math and science, and technical and work experience skills. These students are the future and I believe in their successes.

What will your single most important priority be if you get elected? Making the Board and Administration focus on the students test scores and their responsibility to CUSD classified and certificated employees first, not themselves.

What sets you apart from the other candidates? 1. Getting involved with the students of Sam Vaughn, La Rosa and Jr. High Schools. I have approximately 1,000 students who know me as, the Donald and if elected all schools will get to know this Board Member.

2. I have attended CUSD board meetings since 1985.