One of my biggest motivators to run for City Council came during the Public Policy tour in Washington, D.C. with Portland State University. Repeatedly, our Executive Master’s in Public Administration cohort was told to restore faith in government by engaging constituents at the local level. In addition to my passion for public policy, I was appointed to serve on the LOSD DEI Advisory Committee and the City’s DEI Task Force. I also serve on the Board of Directors for the Clackamas Women’s Services.
I’m the only candidate with kids in our public school system endorsed by LOSD School Board members. Many of our residents move to Lake Oswego for the schools, and I provide an opportunity to serve as conduit between those families and the larger municipal area. Some important issues currently include multiple bond measures voters will get to decide that impact school buildings, parks, transportation, and even affordable housing. I have many ideas for each of these issues, as well as others listed below: