Occupation: Assistant to Spokane City Councilwoman Amber Waldref
Her words: “It’s a strong mayor and strong council system. We don’t want to be the rubber stamp for the mayor. To have a council that is well-informed and well-prepared, that is vital.”
Her pitch: A student of City Hall who will represent the needs of society’s most vulnerable, focused on driving down property crime and human trafficking, and implementing Smart Justice reforms.
Notable experience: Legislative aide to Spokane City Councilwoman Amber Waldref. Worked as former Councilman Richard Rush’s legislative aide. Formerly a small-business adviser for Women’s Business Center, and former manager of the YWCA Opportunity Center teaching job skills to low-income women.
Education: .Graduated from Palo Alto (California) High School in 1971. Earned bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Nevada-Reno in 1978. Earned associate’s degree in applied science horticulture from South Seattle Community College in 1994.
Neighborhood: Cannon Hill
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