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Website: Candidate did not respond.
Office sought: Grayslake H.S. D127
Family: Married 24 years and have three children. One is a graduate of Grayslake HS, one is in Grayslake HS now and one is in 3rd grade.
Occupation: VP, Operations Manager with PNC Bank. I manage two departments. 1) Business Resiliency which provides planning for continuity of operations and 2) Vendor Management which provides contract, financial, service level monitoring.
Education: BA in Business Administration from Monmouth College 1986.
Civic involvement: I am an active member of the Grayslake Lions Club and have been for 21 years. I have served on their board for 10 years (1990 - 2000). I was treasurer for 7 years, director for 3 and president 1 year.
I coached GYBA baseball, park district basketball, Colts Football over 5 years.
I served on the Grayslake Football and Cheer board as treasurer for 5 years (2005-2009).
Elected offices held: No government elected offices, but was elected to board positions with two organizations with 15 years experience; 12 of which were financial role as treasurer.
Have you ever been arrested for or convicted of a crime? If yes, please explain: No
Bring financial planning for both short term and long term needs of the district. Maximize the districts revenue resources in the most efficient manner that minimizes the districts tax burden.
Maintain and enhance programs that benefit the educational and developmental path which provide the foundation students need to be successful.
Candidate did not respond.
There is a lot of data around how D127 is preparing kids for college. Data is lacking in how they prepare students who don't go to college. There are many skilled positions that don't require a college degree and pay well. It is important for the district to prepare students for either path.
This district does not have any student capacity issues and the administration has maintained both high schools very well. Capital improvements are very minimal. A board that takes full advantage of the tax levy allowed under law because they can is not what I represent. Board members must be better planners and forecasters.
Teacher's union often look to advance what is important for the teachers but do not always represent what is best interest for the taxpayer or the students.
Benefits, increases, merits should match the goals that the district is trying to accomplish using performance metrics that are prioritized based on available revenues.
No - that is not responsible management for any board member.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.