Personal: Age 59 … self-employed grief counselor … coordinated Indian education programs at District 81 for 12 years … teaches theology, ethics class at St. Stephens Episcopal Church … Ottawa tribal member and traditional dancer … widowed, has 18-year-old daughter.
Education: Lewis and Clark High School … bachelor’s degrees in psychology and education and master’s in guidance and counseling, University of Idaho … doctorate in educational administration, Pennsylvania State University.
Finances: Doesn’t plan to raise more than $500.
Top issues: Wants to make school board open to more parents … hopes to be a liaison between school district and minority communities.
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