What qualifies you for this position? As a 3rd generation passionate Zephyr, I have a unique connection to the community, which allows me to be a strong and accessible voice for the community. Additionally, I will hold my fellow board members accountable for being accessible and transparent, for working on behalf of the wishes of our parents and the community.
What would be your top priorities if elected? 1. Academic Achievement and Accountability – A data-driven concentration on programs and strategies that restore Mahtomedi as the benchmark for educational excellence. 2. Back to Basics – STEM, Language Arts and Humanities focused on post-secondary preparation. 3. Connection – A focus on the elements that unite us: Community, Empathy, Benevolence
What do you see as the primary role of government? The role of the school board is: #1. Define the district’s strategy and mission by representing the wishes of parents and our community. #2. Support, hire and hold accountable directors who will execute this strategy and mission. #3. Financial stewardship – a commitment to making ethical and prudent financial decisions