ISD 197 Election Candidate Videos

Mendota PTA and Somerset PTA collaborated together to interview candidates running for District 197 School Board.  Six of the Candidates were interviewed, one declined and two did not respond.  Candidates were asked the same opening question and given the choice of 2 of 5 additional questions.  For more information about the upcoming election, please visit the District 197 Election Website.

Question Choice #1: How do you feel you are representative of the ISD 197 community?

Question Choice #3: Tell us about your experiences working with a team, particularly in leadership. How would you describe yourself as a collaborator?

Question Choice #2: For incumbents: What has been your biggest learning curve with board work? For challengers:  What do you think will be your biggest learning curve with board work if you are elected?

Question Choice #4: What ideas do you have to increase community engagement with board work?

Opening Question: Tell us about your most memorable experience within ISD 197. (Could be about a school, teacher, staff, community event, etc.)

Question Choice #5: Which of the statements in the strategic framework (under Mission, Goals, We Believe, or Focus Areas) resonates most with what you feel you bring to the board, and why?

ISD 197 Candidate Interview with Tim Aune

ISD 197 Candidate Interview with Morgan Steele

ISD 197 Candidate Interview with Sarah Larsen

ISD 197 Candidate Interview with John Chandler

ISD 197 Candidate Interview with Jon Vaupel

ISD 197 Candidate Interview with Marcus Hill

Mendota PTA and Somerset PTA want to thank all the candidates who participated!