Carlos J. Labiosa

Age: 52.

Residence: Dale City.

Education: BA, Inter-American University of Puerto Rico.

Occupation: Self-employed property manager.

Elected offices/civic activities: Former president, Prince William Crime Prevention Council; vice chairman, Prince William Human Rights Commission; neighborhood watch coordinator, Barksdale Square; Neabsco District representative, Solid Waste Advisory Committee.

Family: Married; one child.

Why should the voters elect you?

"I will be committed full time to serve all the citizens of Neabsco District. Because of the many years of community service to our citizens, I will be able to work to unify all our citizens and students alike. I will establish lines of communication to listen to all."

What would you like voters to know about you?

"I have been involved in our community for 16 years in various committees and commissions and I have the experience needed for this position."

E-mail address: clabiosa@erols.com

Bruce N. Warner

Age: 50.

Residence: Woodbridge.

Education: Attended college.

Occupation: Chief, research and development, Defense Systems Management College, U.S. Department of Defense.

Elected offices/civic activities: Founding president and board member, Meadows of Minnieville Homeowners Association; Prince William County Comprehensive Plan Task Force; volunteer, Mend-A-House; volunteer, Knights of Columbus.

Family: Married.

Why should the voters elect you?

"I will represent the people with the future of their children in mind, not the teachers union or the political machinery. Prince William County schools receive more money than all other county services combined. I will manage those resources responsibly, not cry for a new tax. I will make sure teachers are empowered to teach and supported by the School Board. I will look for ways to increase parental involvement. I am, and will continue to be, approachable."

What would you like voters to know about you?

"I have succeeded because of a strong basic education that all children deserve. I will work to ensure Prince William County children get the same."

Web site: www.geocities.com/brucewarner

E-mail address: warnerb@erols.com

Mary F. Williams

Age: 67.

Residence: Woodbridge.

Education: BS, Winston-Salem Teachers College; MA, education, Columbia University Teachers College.

Occupation: Retired teacher, Prince William County Public Schools.

Elected offices/civic activities: Former vice president, Omicron Chi Omega chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.; former president and treasurer, Women in Community Action; secretary, Northern Virginia Community College Orchestra Board; volunteer financial counselor, Virginia Cooperative Extension Program; member, Emergency 2000 Committee, Potomac Hospital.

Family: Married; two children.

Why should the voters elect you?

"I care about our children and our community. I believe our county is headed in the right direction to equip our children with a quality education that will enable them to compete in the work force of the future. Therefore, I want to be a part of the decision-making force. I want to be the eyes, ears and voice of my community, making sure our children get the best education Price William County can afford. As a parent, a community activist and a retired teacher, I believe I will bring a broad perspective to Prince William County School Board."

What would you like voters to know about you?

"I want to dispel the 'us against them' attitude and build a bridge between school officials, teachers, students and community, with everyone investing in our children's future."

E-mail address: mfwpwschbd@aol.com