A candidate for East Valley School District Director 3, East Valley School District in the 2013 Aug. 6 Primary
City: Spokane Valley, WA
Occupation: Retired teacher for East Valley School District
Former teacher, counselor, coach (baseball, soccer, football), and occasionally administrative assistant for 27 years in the East Valley School District.
Education: Bachelor’s/Master’s, Counselor degrees.
Board Director for the Foothills Rural Association near Mount Spokane.
In response to the question, “What do you view as the biggest issue that your constituency faces in the coming years and how would you solve or address it?”
Issues of concern: Recent ongoing lack of attention by current board members and administration to the wishes of constituents. Examples: Recently failed bond issue 67% NO to 33% YES. Ignored: Patron Concerns . . . Changed overall program from K-5, 6-8 and high school to K-8 and high school, which was done with much opposition by parents. Personnel Concerns: Disgruntled teachers and classified personnel due to elimination or unnecessary changes by administration.