TUSD Governing Bd. candidates forum

    October 18, 2018 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
    Mansfeld Middle School
    1300 E 6th St
    Tucson, AZ 85719

    When: 4:30-6:00 p.m., Thursday, October 18, 2018
    Where: Mansfeld Middle School Cafeteria, 1300 E. 6th St.
    “Get to know the candidates for the TUSD Governing Board as they respond to questions from students.

    On October 18, the Arizona Daily Star will host a forum for the five candidates running for #TucsonUnified Governing Board.
    The candidates will address questions posed by a panel of TUSD high school students. Members of the community are invited to attend.
    Can’t make it? No problem! Watch live here:http://www.tusd1.org/Home/ctl/view/itemid/186293?returnurl=http://www.tusd1.org/


    Two incumbents are running  for these volunteer, nonpartisan seats — Adelita Grijalva (4 terms) & Michael Hicks (2 terms) . Challenging them are political newcomers Leila Counts, Adam Ragan and Doug Robson.

    Stay tuned for more information as we receive it.

    Who’s running:

    Who’s running for TUSD Governing Board in 2018?



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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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