A candidate for Spokane City Council District 2 (South), City of Spokane in the 2023 Washington General Election, Nov. 7
City: Spokane, Washington
Education: Ferris High School class of 1999. Graduated from Gonzaga University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a teaching certificate in 2003. She earned a master of Education in literacy from Gonzaga in 2007.
Work experience: Worked for nine years as a classroom teacher in various schools for the Spokane Public Schools from 2005 through 2012. Helped start the nonprofit Bite2-Go, which feeds local children when they are not in school. Founder and owner of Executive Function Coaching, LLC, working with individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and other neurodiverse diagnoses. Worked with the local nonprofit At the Core from 2012-2014, first as a volunteer and then as a program coordinator. Served as Manito Cooperative Preschool board president from 2015-2016.
Political experience: Ran unsuccessfully for Spokane School Board in 2019.
Family: Married to Tom Treloar. Has two young children.
Political donations: Reported raising more than $149,200 as of Oct. 6, with maxed-out donations from numerous businesses, including Spokane Hardware Supply, downtown business owners such as Sheldon Jackson, and real estate interests, including the Spokane Association of Realtors.
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Ryan Oelrich, who was appointed to a three-month term on the Spokane City Council last Monday, has deep roots in the community and is well known in different circles for distinct reasons.
Six of the nine applicants hoping to serve on the Spokane City Council for three months will advance to public interviews on Thursday.
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