Five candidates are functioning for the 4 seats open up on Moffat County University District’s college board. A few newcomers and two incumbents are vying for the seats that make crucial conclusions in the lives of college young children in the county.
Let us meet up with our candidates:
Heather Cannon – District A
Cannon, 41, serves as Craig’s city lawyer and also runs her individual non-public observe as a attorney in city, specializing in spouse and children regulation. She is managing unopposed for District A.
She reported her expertise working as an lawyer in the neighborhood — and her children who will before long be students in the district — led her to run for the District A seat.
“I know that the seat has been vacant in my district for a whilst, and I’ve labored with little ones in my authorized occupation,” she stated. “There’s a good deal of alterations that are happening nationally and locally (in the schooling process) … (I want) to be a voice on the board so that we can have a powerful university district.”
Jnl Linsacum – District B
Linsacum, 62, is one particular of two incumbents seeking to keep on the MCSD school board. Though she has served in a single of the at-substantial positions, Linsacum is functioning for the District B seat towards Lynne Seely. She explained jogging for District B would open up far more chances for new faces to operate for the board.
“I want to help preserve enhancing student accomplishment and supplying valuable training to lecturers in the district,” she claimed.
Linsacum is at the moment retired but worked in the Hayden University District for 32 yrs and has experienced 3 children go through the Moffat County University District.
Cynthia Looper – At-huge
Looper is a recent school board member holding an at-substantial seat. She was appointed to the board in 2019 and claimed she is managing to continue to be on the board because she desires to continue to be connected to the school district and ideally pass the bond initiative In November.
“I’m passionate about having children back again in faculty — in particular soon after the year we’ve had,” she claimed. “I’m wanting to move the bond in order to make certain an additional era of learners have obtain to secure and top quality properties for schooling.”
Looper, 62, is retired and has experienced two little ones graduate from the Moffat County university process.
Lynne Seely – District B
Seely, 51, is a Moffat County graduate who reported 1 of her main priorities — if elected — would be to promote literacy for learners in MCSD.
“I want to take part in our neighborhood to foster a fantastic relationship with the college and workers of the district with the pupils and parents,” Seely said. “I have a appreciate of discovering and I’m enthusiastic to encourage college students to develop their minds and request the abilities and skills desired for them to attain their probable.”
Seely is a legal assistant at the District Attorney’s office environment and both of those of her daughters graduated from the Moffat County School District.
Krystal Fedinec – At Large
Fedinec, 37, is also a guardian of two children in the Moffat County University District. She reported she generally imagined about putting herself out there to campaign for a seat and selected to run right after observing a number of openings on the board this 12 months.
“I just want to attempt and be an asset for the board and step up to strengthen the school district,” she mentioned.
Fedinec is a dental assistant in Craig, and she and her spouse are both of those alumni of the Moffat County School District. She also has practical experience operating in the preschool when her little ones had been young.