Ownby best fills open School Board seat

Lisa Ownby is the ideal candidate for the WJCC School Board. Equity among the schools – the idea that our students, teachers, and administrators have access to equivalent resources — is among the biggest issues facing our school division. Equity is tied to school achievement and the extra-curricular activities that enrich our communities; it reverberates through our school district, including your property values.

Lisa Ownby has both the education and experience for this role. She is smart, driven and a problem solver who listens and thinks critically about what's on the table. She understands and is well-versed in policy, finance and public administration; she has the skills to evaluate the ways decisions affect students, teachers, school administrators or the community.

You know Lisa Ownby. Her husband Matt is a local business owner. If you haven't seen one of them on their children's sports fields or with Girl Scout or Boy Scout troops or at church, you've seen them on the PTA or volunteering at an elementary, middle or high school. She has been and will continue to be invested in the long-term best interest of this community.

Lisa Ownby is the kind of person you want as a friend, neighbor, colleague, and, especially, school board representative.

Elect Lisa Ownby for School Board on Nov. 8.

Susan Kern

Williamsburg

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