Editor's Note: Los Gatos Patch began publishing candidate statements Friday, Sept. 28 for all the local races affecting town residents. This is the statement voters will see on the ballot Nov. 6 for Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District trustee Lorrie Wernick, who's seeking her fifth four-year term the Board of Education.
Serving as an elected school board member of the Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District has been one of the most valued experiences of my life.
It is with great honor that I seek a fifth term and thank you for the trust you have placed in me.
As a school board member, I am privileged to serve two exceptional communities with unique schools. I represent and understand both schools and I am deeply committed to ensure that both schools remain exemplary.
My personal passion is student success and I always strive to meet the needs of all the students, while maintaining the educational excellence and strong teaching staff of the district.
I understand education inside and out. My doctoral degree is in educational leadership and change. I have worked in the public school system for more than 30 years, as a principal, a teacher, and director, as well as an adjunct university professor.
My experience has greatly helped in leading the district in maintaining fiscal accountability while preserving educational and co-curricular opportunities.
With experience, integrity and leadership I will continue to support our graduates to be lifelong learners who excel in our global world. I thank you for your vote and confidence in me.
To read Wernick's candidate profile, please click here.