CANDIDATE INFORMATION
2013 SCHOOL DISTRICT GENERAL ELECTION
ROSEVILLE AREA SCHOOLS

 

On November 5, voters will elect three residents to serve four-year terms on the School Board. The following four individuals are candidates. Each candidate was asked to respond to four questions. You can download a PDF copy of their response below. The four questions are:

  1. What do you see as the primary responsibility of a Roseville school board member?
  2. Do you support the upcoming Operating Levy Referendum vote? If so, what have you done to help promote its passage? If not, why?
  3. It is likely that the next board will conduct a search for the next superintendent. What characteristics will you look for in identifying the best candidate?
  4. One of our district goals is to close our race-based achievement gaps. Please explain your understanding and what you believe are the causes of race-based achievement gap, and what policies would you support to close the achievement gap?

Mike Boguszewski - Candidate Response
Residence Address: 1840 Merrill St
Roseville, MN 55113
612-963-2431
mikebforschools@comcast.net

Kitty Gogins - Candidate Response
Residence Address: 806 Millwood Ave
Roseville, MN 55113
651-481-0500
kgogins@mindspring.com

Frank Shaw - Candidate Response
Residence Address: 1987 Ryan Ave W
Roseville, MN 55113
651-631-3596

Mark Traynor - Candidate Response
Residence Address: 1396 Sextant Ave W
Roseville, MN 55113
651-487-1430
traynor4rschools@gmail.com

DID YOU KNOW???

The Roseville Area Schools Legislative Action Committee . . .

  • Is a nonpartisan committee that serves to inform, educate, and advise the School Board and community concerning legislative issues and matters affecting public education.

  • Believes that a high-quality public education system is the cornerstone of our community and that stable and adequate funding sources are essential for providing quality educational programs.

  • Gives parents and other community members a practical way to get involved in legislative issues and matters relating to our schools.

  • Advocates for education-related legislative positions as developed and decided by the LAC (Legislative Action Committee) annually.

2013-2014 Meeting Schedule

LAC meetings will be held on Wednesday evenings (except where noted) from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. on the following dates at Fairview Community Center, room 102.

September 18, 2013
October 9, 2013
November 13, 2013
December 11, 2013
January 8, 2014
February 12, 2014
March 12, 2014
April 9, 2014
May 14, 2014
May 14, 2014

For more information on becoming a member of the LAC or if you have questions, contact the Legislative Action Committee at: lac@isd623.org


2013 Legislative Action Committee Platform

The main components of the platform:

1.Pass the education funding bill first every legislative session. Make sure there are funds for our public schools first.

2. Support Governor Dayton’s education budget. We strongly support:

  1. Increases to per pupil dollars which helps all school districts
  2. Attempts to reduce education funding complexity
  3. Increases to funding for special education costs
  4. Increases to funding for ELL students from 5 to 7 years
  5. Funding for full day kindergarten

3. Support high quality and equitable programs that increase achievement at all age levels and fully fund those programs. Programs to support would include:

  1. Public School pre-K school readiness
  2. Full-day kindergarten
  3. Extended day
  4. Innovative efforts to close achievement and opportunity gaps that align with Roseville Area Schools' Equity Vision
  5. Recommendations of the Integration Revenue Replacement Task Force

4. Support and fund Regional Cost Differentials in the funding formula recommended by the Education Finance Working Group.




Membership

The Roseville LAC membership strives to represent most schools and programs in the district.  Bylaws.  The committee is looking for members to represent Brimhall, Central Park, Edgerton, Falcon Heights, Little Canada, RAMS, and Fairview.  The current members are:

Member

E-mail address

School/Group

Leslie Campbell

LJCampbell@landolakes.com

PCS

Glynis Hinschberger (Co-Chair)

ghinschberger@comcast.net

Early Childhood, RAMS, RAHS

Edwin Hodder (Co-Chair)

ehodder@q.com

PCS

Jill & Curtis Johnson

jmjohnson@argosy.edu

EDW

Heather Kilgore

hrichdahl@gmail.com

RAHS

Teri Mathews

teri.mathews@comcast.net

RAHS

Linda McLoon

linda.mcloon@gmail.com

Community Member

Richard Wassen

rwassen@comcast.net

Community Member

Chris Sonenblum

chris.sonenblum@isd623.org

Administrative Liaison



If you are interested in becoming a member of the Legislative Action Committee or would like more information, please contact the Legislative Action Committee at: lac@isd623.org