A candidate for Director, Pos. 5, Spokane Public Schools District 81 in the 2011 Washington General Election
City: Spokane, WA
Occupation: Musician, piano teacher
Fullmer is a mother of three, and has volunteered in Spokane Public Schools since 1999.
She is the founding member of Neighbors 4 Neighborhoods and current chairwoman of the Comstock Neighborhood Council.
Fullmer was at the forefront of last fall’s Jefferson Elementary School controversy. She favored keeping Jefferson at its current east-side location because of worries about losing green space – Hart Field – increased traffic in the neighborhood and the potential for decreased property values. Fullmer is currently a member of a group, Hart Field Preservation Organization, that’s attempting to sue the district for its decision to move the school.
On this race:
Fullmer, a former educator, thinks the board needs someone like her who “asks the tough questions.”