R. Elaine Young is seeking a seat as a trustee at the School District 69 board table in the Nov. 15 elections.

R. Elaine Young is seeking a seat as a trustee at the School District 69 board table in the Nov. 15 elections.

Young wants Parksville Qualicum school trustee spot

School District 69: Young, R. Elaine — Board of Trustees candidate

  • Oct. 9, 2014 9:00 a.m.

R. Elaine Young says she is running for a school trustee position because she believes local involvement in public schools is important.

In a news release, Young said she is an educator who has spent nearly 20 years in public education as a teacher and a counsellor.

“My platform consists of four parts and to each, I bring strong formal and informal skills,” said Young.

“1. Listening to understand and thinking critically before speaking;”

“2. Commitment to, and full understanding of, effective, collaborative governance and decision making;”

“3. A knowledgeable, balanced and thoughtful approach to being a school

trustee;”

“4. Personal energy, integrity, courage to deal effectively with difficult conversations as well as time to do the job.”

Young said more of her candidate statement and resume will soon be available on the School District 69 website.

You can also call Young at 250-756-7617 or e-mail: young4sd69@shaw.ca.

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