Our own, Lynette Lee Eng of Los Altos, is running for office in the hope of winning that empty seat!
"The Board is challenged to continue advancing student needs while meeting shrinking budgets," says Eng
goals include ensuring efficiency of countywide programs, continuing to expand outreach opportunities, and providing quality educational programs.
With over 10 years of varied experience in public service, she
can bring a fresh perspective to the job.
Most recently, Eng
served on the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury where it is important, she
says, to look at things through different lenses and with a critical eye.
two-year term she
participated actively in the review and evaluation of current processes, methods and systems so that more efficient and economical programs might be employed.
Other active service includes Los Altos Parks and Recreation Commissioner, League of Women Voters Education Committee Co-chair, and Los Altos Mediation Program Board.
As the parent of two children in the Cupertino School District
is familiar with and has been active in public education.
is passionate about quality education and the well-being of all children.
Ellen Wheeler, League of Women Voters Los Altos-Mountain View education committee member, and Trustee, Mountain View Whisman School District sums up Eng's passion for education this way: "Simply 'staying in the game' for so long in education is admirable, but Lynette
somehow still manages to stay passionate about high quality education for all kids.
was a recipient of the 2009 Asian American Heroes Award by Liz Kniss for her contribution to education.