Conversations with the Candidates: Billy Kovacs and Kiana Sears on Water & Solar Edition

    November 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Connect Coworking
    33 S 5th Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85701
    “Join Billy Kovacs for Congress and Sears for Arizona Corporation Commission for a special Water and Solar Edition of Conversations with the Candidates. This is an informal candidate meet-and-greet where you can learn more about Billy Kovacs and Kiana Sears and hear how they will fight to protect and strengthen our state’s precious water resources and work together to make Arizona the Solar Capital of the World.”
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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).

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