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Cupertino Union School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Jerry Liu

Research Manager/Parent
26,332 votes (30.28%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • EXCELLENCE - Prepare our students for future success by guiding them to excel in academic performance, character development, and emotional maturity.
  • TRANSPARENCY - Facilitate two-way communications between district and community; Understand stakeholder needs and be accountable for our actions.
  • BUDGET - Protect programs that directly benefit student learning; Leverage resources from community supporters and partners; Drive for equity among schools.



Profession:Research Lab Manager
Director of Research Engineering, HP Inc (2018–current)
Member, Cupertino Planning Commission — Appointed position (2017–current)
Committee Member, CUSD Parcel Tax Oversight Committee — Elected position (2018–current)
Committee Member, CUSD Parent Advisory Committee — Elected position (2016–current)
Senior Research Manager, HP Inc (2006–2018)
Committee Member, CUSD Superintendent Search Advisory Committee — Appointed position (2017–2017)
Member, Cupertino Library Commission — Appointed position (2013–2016)


Cornell University Master of Engineering, Electrical Engineering (1992)
Cornell University Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering (1991)

Community Activities

President, Cupertino Library Foundation (2014–current)
President, Lincoln Elementary PTA (2014–current)
Executive Vice President, Kennedy Middle School PTA (2017–current)
Board Member, Asian American Parent Association (2016–current)
Board Member, Bay Area for Clean Environment (2016–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Congressman Ro Khanna
  • Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith
  • Santa Clara County Democratic Party

Organizations (4)

  • Santa Clara County Democratic Club
  • California School Employees Association, Chapter 13 Cupertino
  • Silicon Valley Asian Pacific American Democratic Club
  • Silicon Valley Chinese Association

Elected Officials (22)

  • CUSD Board President Soma McCandless
  • CUSD Board Vice President Kristen Lyn
  • State Assemblymember Marc Berman
  • State Assemblymember Evan Low
  • State Senator Jim Beall
  • CUSD Board Member Liang Chao
  • Sunnyvale School District Board President Reid Myers
  • Los Gatos Saratoga High School Board Trustee Cynthia Chang
  • Los Gatos Saratoga High School Board Trustee Katherine Tseng
  • Fremont Union High School District Board Trustee Jeff Moe
  • Fremont Union High School District Board Trustee Roy Rocklin
  • Saratoga Union School District Board Trustee Sophia Kao
  • Sunnyvale Council Member Larry Klein
  • Los Gatos Vice Mayor Steve Leonardis
  • Saratoga Councilmember Rishi Kumar
  • San Jose Councilmember Don Rocha
  • Cupertino Mayor Darcy Paul
  • Cupertino Council Member Steven Scharf
  • Sunnyvale Council Member Russ Melton
  • Cupertino Council Member Barry Chang
  • Cupertino Sanitary District Director Angela Chen
  • Cupertino Sanitary District Director Patrick Kwok

Individuals (46)

  • Meena Juttukonda-Gajula, CUSD Parent
  • Bob Adams, Cupertino Rotary
  • Richard Adler, Bay Area for Clean Environment
  • Gregory Anderson, Former Faculty & Dean, De Anza College
  • Linda Arbaugh, Santa Clara County Library District Foundation
  • John Bartas, Bay Area for Clean Environment
  • Huan Bell, CUSD Parent
  • Maya Bronicki, CUSD Parent Advisory Committee
  • Jackie Chen, Director of Fiscal Services. Palo Alto Unified School District
  • Rochelle Chu, CUSD Parent
  • Art Cohen, Cupertino Chamber of Commerce
  • Liana Crabtree, Cupertino Library Commission
  • Terrie Creamer, President, Santa Clara County Library District Foundation
  • Joyce Damozonio, CUSD PAC, Lincoln Elementary School Site Council
  • Thomas Deng, Cupertino Rotary
  • Yi Ding, Asian American Parent Association
  • Sharon Fong, CUSD Parent
  • Ruth Eller, CUSD Teacher
  • Jian He, CUSD Parent
  • Gayathri Kanth, Former Cupertino Community Librarian
  • Adrian Kolb, Cupertino Poet Laureate Committee
  • Gopal Kumar, Cupertino Library Commission
  • Bev Lenihan, Former President, Cupertino Rotary
  • Sean Lyn, Cupertino Bicycle Pedestrian Commission
  • Jerry Ma, Co-President, Asian American Parent Association
  • Muni Madhdhipatla, CUSD Resident
  • Diana Matley, Cupertino Fine Arts Commission
  • Rob McCoy, Vice-Chair, Cupertino Public Safety Commission
  • Geoff Paulsen, Chair, Cupertino Planning Commission
  • Alan Penn, CUSD Resident
  • Henry Sang, Cupertino Library Foundation
  • Eno Schmidt, Chair, Cupertino Audit Committee
  • Linda Sell, Bay Area for Clean Environment
  • Vidya Sinha, CUSD Parent
  • Ann Stevenson, Cupertino Poet Laureate Committee
  • Don Sun, Cupertino Planning Commission
  • Alan Takahashi, Vice Chair, Cupertino Planning Commission
  • Janet Trankle, Cupertino Library Foundation
  • Cynthia Tsuchida, CUSD Parent
  • Ted Tsuchida, CUSD Parent
  • Alex Verstak, Peter Likhachev Foundation
  • Christie Wang, Chair, Cupertino Library Commission
  • Hui Yang, CUSD Parent
  • Jenny Yuan, Silicon Valley Chinese Association
  • Tong Zhang, Kennedy Middle School Science Olympiad
  • Liyan Zhao, Asian American Parent Association

Videos (2)

— September 19, 2018 City of Cupertino

Video made by City of Cupertino on Jerry Liu's CREST Award

— November 3, 2018 Jerry Liu for School Board 2018

Cupertino Mayor Darcy Paul shares his reflections of Jerry's experience and qualifications for the position.

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