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Cajon Valley Union School DistrictCandidate for Trustee

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Jim Miller

Business Owner/Parent
21,427 votes (28.41%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • The implementation of Common Core has been a general disaster. The district needs to revamp and decide on which of the multiple Common Core options are best and eliminate those that do not work. "Common Sense, Not Common Core"
  • The district has over $166 million dollars for its 2016/2017 budget. Revenue has increased over the past 3 years but so has administrative costs. We need to focus on how these increases can more directly impact the classroom and help our students.
  • Campus safety needs to be addressed. During the recent "peaceful protests" in El Cajon district schools were forced to close. A district wide contingency plan and safety plan needs to be developed.



Profession:Small Business Owner NFL Agent and Attorney
Sports Agent, certified by the NFL Player's Association and CFL PA, Self: Off-Tackle Sports Management (1997–current)
Attorney at Law, Civil Litigation and Family Law in particular, Self: Law Offices of JP Miller, Jr. (1997–current)
San Diego County Hearing Officer, The San Diego County Board of Supervisors — Appointed position (2011–current)
Judge Pro Tem of the Superior Court, San Diego Superior Court — Appointed position (2004–2012)


Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA Juris Doctorate Degree , Law (1996)
San Diego State University Bachelor of Science in Finance (Real Estate Emphasis), Business Finance with a sub emphasis in Real Estate Finance (1992)

Community Activities

Board of Directors , Marshall Faulk Foundation (2008–current)
Board of Directors , East County Posse Philanthropic Organization (2016–current)
Soccer Coach, AYSO, Matrix, Alliance, San Diego Surf, Scripps Ranch United (2000–current)
Softball Coach, Rancho San Diego (2015–current)
Board of Directors, Sharp Grossmont Hospital Foundation (2009–2012)


Jim is a concerned parent. His daughter is a student in the district. Jim is well versed on student issues. From implementation of “Common Core” curriculum to school contract and maintenance issues, Jim is ready to help our children succeed.

He built a successful East County NFL Sports Agency and law firm over 20 years. His knowledge of law, contracts, negotiation, collective bargaining are skills the board needs. Jim is a graduate of San Diego State University and Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

Jim was a substitute teacher while in law school and lectures regularly to law students. He understands the classroom. He is a nationally licensed youth soccer coach and coaches softball.

Senator Joel Anderson says, “We can trust Jim will put kids first in every decision. I am proud to support him for Cajon Valley Union School District.”

An active member of our community, Jim has served as a Board Member to Grossmont Hospital’s Foundation, The Marshall Faulk Foundation and the East County Posse.

Endorsements include:

US Congressman Duncan Hunter

Senator Joel Anderson

Assembly Member Brian Jones

County Supervisor Dianne Jacob

City of El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells

La Mesa City Council Member Bill Baber

La Mesa City Council Member Kristine Christensen Alessio

Chula Vista City Council Member John McCann

San Diego Board of Education Member Mark Powell

Cajon Valley Union School Board Member Justin Slagle

Cajon Valley Union School Board Member Jill Barto

Cajon Valley Union School Board Member Jo Medina-Alegria

Parents and Teachers

Republican Party of San Diego County

Cajon Valley Education Association

San Diego County Gun Owners PAC

“Common Sense, Not Common Core”

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Cajon Valley Education Association

Organizations (2)

  • San Diego County Gun Owner's PAC
  • San Diego County Republican Party

Elected Officials (11)

  • Cajon Valley Union School Board Member Jo Medina-Alegria
  • Cajon Valley Union School Board Member Jill Barto
  • San Diego Board of Education Member Mark Powell
  • Chula Vista City Council Member John McCann
  • El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells
  • San Diego County Supervisor Diane Jacob
  • Assemblyman Brian Jones
  • Senator Joel Anderson
  • La Mesa City Council Member Kristine Alessio
  • Cajon Valley Union School District Board Member Justin Slagle
  • US Congressman Duncan Hunter

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