I love Salem and believe I can be of service to the people of Salem. To me, it is important to give back to a city that has given us a high quality of life and has done so much for me and my family. It’s my belief that even though there are many things that we learn, we are given gifts, and those gifts were meant to be shared. So what I have learned through my education and experience, and have been blessed with as gifts, I want to share with Salem City to ensure that the same quality of life is there for our children and grandchildren in the years to come.

I thrive on finding ways to cut expenses, want to HEAR what our citizens are saying, and believe that I can learn something from people around me every single day. I have no personal agenda, am not running to replace anyone, and will work hard to do my homework and evaluate decisions that need to be made, keeping in mind that it has to be in the best interest of Salem as a whole. Though I am a team player, I do not believe we should do something just because “that’s the way we have always done it.” Improvement comes as a result of change, and there is always room for improvement.

If elected, I plan on doing my best to ensure that we, Salem City Council, are held accountable for the promises and decisions made. We owe it to our citizens.

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