City: Spokane, WA
Her words: “Recruiting and retaining and training all of our people is very hard. They don’t stay with us for very long, there’s a lot of turnaround. I want to see that change.”
Her Pitch: Says her 20 years of experience as a volunteer firefighter with the district give her better perspective. Wants to prioritize better incentives for volunteer firefighters to improve retention, get defibrillators on all trucks and communicate more with the community about what the district is doing.
Notable Experience: Volunteered as a firefighter for District 10 for 20 years. Works as a school bus driver. Ran againstlast election and lost.
Education: Graduated fromPark High School in 1973. Earned a bookkeeping certificate after two years of college.