Candidate Statements

The following are the views of the individual candidates and not necessarily those of BOTA/CTA/NEA. Any candidate flyers linked below each candidate's statement constitute neither a recommendation nor support for any candidate.

All candidates are listed in 2023-2024 CTA alphabetical order by position they are running for.
NEA RA Local Representative
Joe Bartell - As your CTA Board Member I would love to represent you. Also, it would not cost BOTA a dime to send me, CTA covers my expenses.
Alex Brown - I am grateful to have served as Vice President since 2020 and I hope to continue as VP so I can help advocate for the needs of our BOTA members.
Ashley Cooper - I have been your BOTA Treasurer for 6 years. My goal is to continue to make sure BOTA is fiscally responsible and maintains a strong financial position.
Site Reps
Jennifer Clifton - I am dedicated to making sure teachers are treated fairly and know their rights.
Brea Canyon High
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Brea Junior High
Josh Federwisch - Vote for me to represent BJH!
Scott Johnson - I have been working at Brea Junior High for 31 years and I care deeply about the school, the students, the staff and the community.
Brea Olinda High School
Jennifer Collier - I have been the BOHS rep for over 10 years now. I care about each of my members and will work diligently for you all.
Country Hills
Paulina Phlong - Dedicated advocate for fairness and unity - committed to representing our union with passion and integrity.
District Office (TOSAs)
Kelly Wright - Happy to advocate on your behalf.
Falcon Academy
Lisa Esparza - I have served as your BOTA Site Representative for many years and would be happy to continue doing so.
Vincent Ohler - As the current Site Rep for Laurel, I am confident in bringing the concerns of Laurel Teachers to the Rep council. I enjoy contributing to the Union in any way I can. I hope you will consider me for this position.
Laura Garner - I want to stay as Mariposa's union rep to be that positive voice for our school who encourages and supports the staff!
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