Holly Ann O’Connell
Personal: Age 59 … born in Syracuse, N.Y. … moved to Spokane in 1983 … owner, health food and dance attire shop in Garland district … former teacher, Colville Indian Reservation … member, Spokane Horizons … single with four grown children.
Education: Teaching certification from Western Washington University … bachelor of arts degree in business administration and health issues, Eastern Washington University … numerous courses and seminars, including classes on tax preparation and insurance sales.
Finances: Doesn’t plan to raise more than $500.
Top three issues: Promoting representative government that treats citizens with respect … increasing economic growth opportunities … fostering flexible leadership that recognizes that planning must precede decision-making.
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