Johnsburg School District 12 Board
My exprience includes being a school board member for the past 11 years. I have a working knowledge of school finance and operations. In addition I have worked with Adminastration, and staff to make sure we are delivering the best education to our students with the available resources.
As a current board member of CUSD 12, local business owner and parent in our community, I possess the understanding regarding the degree of involvement and engagement required to be successful in each arena.
I have years of experience creating and establishing budgets, value engineering and negotiating contracts in the new home construction industry. My work in the community as a business manager of the Pink Door in McHenry. My knowledge and involvement in politics and government. My volunteer experience as class mom and Vice-President of Johnsburg School District 12 PTO gives me the opportunity to understand the needs and concerns within our school district.
Currently serving as a school board member, serving both the policy and personnel committees. Elected to office in the 2009 election. Volunteer in Johnsburg for the last 10 years. Involved with the community and children of our district daily.
I have served in several organizations in District 12, as well as worked closely with administrators to accomplish programs for the entire student body. I have always been in service and dedicated to accomplishing the things best for my peers. Having just graduated from Johnsburg High School I feel I have a unique perspective of knowing what actually is happening in the classrooms. I would like to share my perspective on how policies put into place have impacted and effected the total student population.
As a life long resident of Johnsburg School District 12 my wife and i have raised our family in Johnsburg.Our three children have been through the schools here graduated and have moved on to raise there own families from the foundation of a good education. Over the many years of service as a Johnsburg school board member, It has been my pleasure to be a part of the process of guiding the school through these tough finincial times with the funding mechanisms provided from our great state of Il. I have served on many committies and contributed my business experience in financial and personel matters.To uphold a strong curriculum and safe learning environment for the students here at Johnsburg.
I offer District 12’s voters a unique skill set. I graduated from Marquette University with majors in history and education and earned a Master’s in Administration and Educational Leadership from Aurora University. I have worked in education for 19 years; the first 12 as a teacher and the last 7 as an administrator. I have a wealth of experience to offer if elected. I have developed curricula and assessments, and aligned them to national, state, and professional standards. In my current position I am responsible for the hiring, evaluation, and development of staff members. I coached a total of 18 seasons and 9 of them were as the head coach. I believe my experience in and knowledge of public education will give me the opportunity to be a true asset to District 12’s Board of Education.