October 31, 2011

Saco's Ballot

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• RSU 23 BOARD OF DIRECTORS RACE

(two seats up for election)

BETH JOHNSTON

PARTY AFFILIATION: Independent

AGE: 59

ADDRESS: 62 Pleasant

PERSONAL: divorced; four children

EDUCATION: bachelor’s at University of Southern Maine

OCCUPATION: Vic & Whit’s Sandwich and Wine Shop wine buyer

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: current RSU 23 board of directors member; served on Saco Board of Education

TOP THREE PRIORITIES: 1) continue work on the five year strategic plan and the authorization of a 10 year facilities committee; 2) determine how ot use resources across the district, including equalized class sizes; and 3) convey to the public we are united in our goals as a district.

 

RON MICHAUD

AGE: 64

ADDRESS: 143 Bayview Road

EMAIL: hmichaud@mac.com

PERSONAL: Family: married; two children; two grandchildren

EDUCATION: bachelor’s degree Keene State College

OCCUPATION: help desk at Thornton Academy

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: current mayor; five years deputy mayor; city council; coastal water commission; saco shoreline commission; comprehensive planning committee; Saco Bay planning Committee; planning board

TOP THREE PRIORITIES: 1) ensure the city’s children are provided with education to equip them to deal with the challenges of an international workplace; 2) address in an equitable manner the cost sharing challenges within the school district’s communties; and 3) replace the Young School modular units.

 

ALAN SMITH

PARTY AFFILIATION: Republican

AGE: 56

ADDRESS: 364 Boom Road

OCCUPATION: Project Manager

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: None

TOP THREE PRIORITIES: 1) Equalize allotment of resources; 2) achieve a high level of operational efficiency; and 3) plan ahead for any contingency.


SHIRLEY JONES did not respond

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