Each year, as a service to Plainfield voters, the League of Women Voters of Plainfield hosts a Candidates Forum prior to the fall election.
Our 2017 Candidate Forum will take place on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, beginning at 6:30 PM at Emerson Community School, located at 305 Emerson Avenue in Plainfield.
League Questions below, please bring your question along to ask in person.
1) As one of nine board members, what would you personally pledge to do to improve board functioning?
2) What strategies do you recommend to attract a new, dynamic superintendent?
3) Why do you think you should serve on the Plainfield Board of Education?
Board of Education Candidates – Bio information on the Plainfield League of Women
All candidates were contacted through their email campaign/address of record and through their campaign addresses, and were asked to provide a photo, a brief bio, and answers to the local league's questions.
In addition, a follow-up email was sent before the deadline to encourage participation. Below are the responses received by the candidates, in alphabetical order.
Some of the bios/responses have been shortened to conform to LWV rules on length. The fall forum will feature 7 candidates who are running for 3 open seats on the Plainfield Board of Education.*
Please make a point to attend and Join the league as a member