RESULTS: TALB General Election

It was a long full day of counting ballots for the TALB General Election for about 10 hours on Saturday, March 14th, 2015 by the Elections Committee. Thank you to our TALB member volunteers including Susan Hubbs, acting Elections Committee chairperson (Marshall Middle), Rebecca Stevens (Robinson Academy), Debra Belcher (Hughes Middle), Laurie Largent (Powell Academy), Maria Garcia (Edison Head Start), and Virginia Torres (TALB President). 

There will be a Run-Off Election for TALB Vice-President and for CTA State Council Representatives to be held from March 25, 2015 through April 3, 2015.

Below are the results of the TALB General Election:

TALB President

Gerry Morrison (370 votes)
Barry Welch (620 votes) - Elected


TALB Vice President

Charlie Dodson (288 votes)
Peder Larsen (377 votes) - Run-Off
Cardidad Rivera (309 votes) - Run-Off

Note: 488 votes needed to win. Top two candidates go to Run-Off Election.

TALB Secretary

Heidi Samaniego (214 votes)
Christine Kelly (482 votes) - Elected
Paloma Kato (234 votes)


Cabrillo Area Elementary Director

Michaela Quinby (82 votes) - Elected


Cabrillo Area Secondary Director

Michelle Montooth (82 votes) - Elected


Jordan Area Elementary Director

Rene Johnson (6 write-in votes) - Elected


Lakewood Area Secondary Director

Felicia Linson (140 votes) - Elected


Millikan Area Secondary Director

Yvonne Janssen (118 votes) - Elected


Poly Area Elementary Director

Marion Nguli (129 votes) - Elected


Wilson Area Elementary Director

George Garcia (1 write-in vote) - Elected

Note: No candidate on ballot. CTA guidelines require 50% plus 1 votes to be elected. 1 write-in vote insufficient to be elected.


CDC/Head Start Chair

Melody Henry (39 votes) - Elected


CTA State Council Representatives

Charlie Dodson (363 votes) - Run-Off
Donna Gerren (260 votes)
Jane Gordon-Topper (397 votes) - Run-Off
Michaela Quinby (321 votes)
Barry Welsch (617 votes) - Elected
Paloma Kato (365 votes) - Run-Off

Note: 523 votes needed to win. 3 seats for election. Barry Welsch elected for 1 seat. Remaining top 3 candidates go to Run-Off Election for the remaining 2 seats.


NEA Representative Assembly Local Delegates

Note: Top 24 candidates elected as delegates. Remaining candidates are alternates. Results listed below in order of votes (highest to lowest).

Barry Welsch (589 votes) - Elected
Dr. Monica Rogerson (537 votes) - Elected
Gerry Morrison (513 votes) - Elected
Peder Larsen (510 votes) - Elected
Christine Kelly (492 votes) - Elected
Jane Gordon-Topper (478 votes) - Elected
Caridad Rivera (460 votes) - Elected
Michaela Quinby (458 votes) - Elected
Pamela Bailey (436 votes) - Elected
Rose Albanese (433 votes) - Elected
Charlie Dodson (429 votes) - Elected
Davina Keiser (422 votes) - Elected
Marion Nguli (417 votes) - Elected
Heidi Samaniego (402 votes) - Elected
Patria Daliva (391 votes) - Elected
Sybil Baldwin-Perry (391 votes) - Elected
Cindy Archambault (384 votes) - Elected
George Garcia (375 votes) - Elected
Melody Henry (374 votes) - Elected
James Guadagno (369 votes) - Elected
Terri Robison (366 votes) - Elected
Kirsten Tierney (360 votes) - Elected
Paloma Kato (353 votes) - Elected
Felicia Linson (352 votes) - Elected

Michelle Montooth (346 votes) - Alternate
Kathy Morgan (2 write-in votes) - Alternate
Elsie Holden (1 write-in vote) - Alternate
Michael Proby (1 write-in vote) - Alternate