City: Spokane, WA
Education: University High School class of 1986. Graduated from Eastern Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in nutrition and dietetics in 1991.
Political experience: None
Work experience: Worked at Deaconess Hospital as a registered dietitian from 1991-2000. Held volunteer positions at both the school and district level in Spokane Public Schools from 2000-2018. Started working with the ACLU of Washington as a local organizer in January 2018.
Family: Married to William Lockwood. They have two daughters.
Candidates for three open Spokane Public Schools board seats are drawing lots of financial support. They’re also drawing a clear divide on the issues.
For Nikki Lockwood and Katey Treloar, a passion for education began long before either of them decided to run for the Spokane Public Schools board.
At the Northwest Passages Pints and Politics debate between Spokane School Board and City Council candidates, candidates Katey Treloar and Nikki Lockwood debated school issues as they vie for Position 1 on the Spokane Public Schools board. Debate was October 3, 2019 and held at OverBluff Cellars’ tasting room at the Washington Cracker Building in Spokane.
All six remaining Spokane School Board candidates agree that the question of improving security is more complicated than the black-and-white question of whether the district should arm its campus resource officers or contract with law enforcement for similar services.
The three candidates for Position 1 on the Spokane Public Schools board of directors have extensive experience in education.
Newcomers ready to campaign for Spokane school board as three incumbents decline to seek re-election
Three incumbents declined to file for re-election to the Spokane Public Schools board of directors this week, setting the stage for newcomers to help tackle public education policy and budgeting.
Five candidates with varied ties to public education want to take them even further by seeking election to the Spokane Public Schools board of directors.