Family: Jason (husband) & kids Marin (10), Nora (8), Henry (6)
Occupation: COVID Homeschool Mom/Part-time Lawyer
Previous government experience or community involvement: I’m in my first term on the Anchorage School Board. As an attorney, I’ve volunteered with Alaska Legal Services and provide pro bono legal work. I’ve been a Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska and a foster parent. I teach Sunday school and vacation Bible school and volunteer teach (pre-COVID) a middle school band club. I work with families in the foster care system and created a free library for children in foster care, distributing (pre-COVID) almost 4,000 books!
Highest level of education: Law Degree (J.D.)
What is the latest book you’ve read? Or, what book do you recommend and why?: Think Again by Adam Grant. This is a timely read as we reconsider assumptions on how best to educate students and focus on evidence-based practices.