Discussion with Superintendent-elect of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman

    December 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
    UA Student Union Memorial Center
    1303 E University Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85719

    Political newcomer Kathy Hoffman (D), a teacher, defeated former CA Congressman Frank Riggs (R) in the AZ General Election 2018. Republican incumbent Superintendent Diane Douglas was defeated in the 5 way Republican primary in August.

    Hoffman’s website: https://www.electkathyhoffman.com/

    The Presidio Room is in the SUMC building, 4th floor, south side.

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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 Tucsoncitizen.com 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, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

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