City: Liberty Lake, WA
Education: Graduated from Charles M. Russell High School in Great Falls, Montana, in 1994. She earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and justice studies from Montana State University in Bozeman in 1999 and a master’s degree in health and human development in 2004.
Occupation: Worked for Child Protective Services in Oregon and Colorado’s Division of Child Welfare. Worked for Washington CPS as a social worker and then a program manager from 2013 to 2018; currently a stay-at-home mother.
Political experience: None
Family: Married to Dusty Kurtz. Has two daughters.
The race for position 5 on Liberty Lake City Council pits a candidate who touts his experience against one who stresses the need for a fresh voice.