Meet the candidate: Tim Bomgardner, Waterford USD Trustee

What is your full, legal name?

Timothy L Bomgardner

What name do you prefer be used in print?


What office do you seek?

Waterford USD Trustee

What is the primary reason you are running for this office?

I have always had an interest in the success of schools and have always been involved in school activities. Having attended Waterford Schools and having children that attend schools in the district, I want to do everything I can to make sure the students get the best education they can.

What will be your single most important priority if you get elected?

To continue the unity of education and teaching strategies across the school district

What sets you apart from the other candidates?

I have attended and lived in the Waterford School District my entire life and have been involved with numerous activities and club in the community. I have shown proven leadership in my past term on the board.

Where do you work and what is your job title? (If retired, list position before retirement)

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department where my last assignment was as a School Resource Officer for 15 years.

What date were you born and where?

May 28 in Stockton, Ca

What is your spouse's name, if any?


What are the names and ages of your children, if any?

Rachel age 15 and Matthew age 10

Please list the schools and colleges you attended, the degrees you attained and when.

Waterford Elementary K-8, Oakdale High School 9th thru 12th grade, Modesto Jr. College A.S . biological sciences, Fresno State University, B.S. in Health Sciences.

Have you ever held an elected or appointed public office? (Include dates and office title)

yes, Waterford USD Board of Trustees 11-3-2005

Have you run before for an elected public office? (Include dates and exact office title)

yes, see above

Approximately how much money do you expect to spend on your campaign?


Have you ever been convicted or charged with a crime other than a minor traffic violation? If so, please explain and include dates and locations.


Have you or a business you owned or had principal interest in ever filed bankruptcy? If so, please include dates and the location the bankruptcy was filed.