Feminine trio vying for Central Kitsap Faculty Board seat

The Central Kitsap Faculty Board will have a distinct glance in 2022 with District 1 incumbent Bruce Richards not seeking reelection this fall. 

Candidates Denise Tracy, Sherese Hegwood and Paige Jarquin deal with a major election Aug. 3 as voters glance to swap Richards, who very first joined Central Kitsap’s board in 2002 and at this time serves as president. His district includes Olympic High School, Fairview Middle University and Cottonwood and Woodlands elementary colleges. 

In District 5, incumbent Eric Greene is jogging unopposed for reelection. Other CK board users involve Rob MacDermid of District 2, Drayton Jackson of District 3 and Jeanie Schulze of District 4. MacDermid, Jackson and Schulze began their 4-12 months conditions in 2020.

The Kitsap Sunlight requested Tracy, Hegwood and Jarquin to submit solutions to a a few-portion questionnaire relating to the impending election. Right here are their responses:

Denise Tracy

Age: 37

Current employment: Remain-at-residence mother

Q: What do you experience you would provide to the school board if elected? 

A: I would convey a information of the workings of Central Kitsap College District. In excess of the previous seven decades, I have crafted favourable, working interactions with families and personnel at most of the faculties across the district. As a mother of 4 children in the district, two in elementary faculty and two in center faculty, and as a very long-time classroom volunteer, I am common with the classroom climate. As the guardian representative on the Central Kitsap Elementary Re-opening Workforce, I also received expertise functioning with equally CKEA and CKESP union representatives. I am passionate about bettering pupil accomplishment for all college students, and I have working experience advocating for college students. As a member of the Washington State PTA Resolutions Committee, I experienced the possibility to participate in a Zoom call with Gov. Inslee last December. I was able to explore the tutorial worries with distant mastering for our district and to advocate for a lot more communication to people as improvements in the faculty re-opening metrics have been being thought of. I am a trouble-solver and a business believer in servant leadership. As a volunteer, I have cherished obtaining to know particular person college students, workers members, and family members, and I seem forward to individually receiving to know additional of them. I realize that wide coverage selections have an affect on people in a different way, and the greatest way to know how guidelines are affecting folks is by making a relationship with and listening to people people.