Registered Medical Assistant
How long have you lived in Palisade?
Collectively 7 years.
Why are you running for a Position on the Town Board?
I am passionate about preserving the integrity of Palisade’s small-town charms.
Are you willing to commit to attending the majority of the Town Board meetings, missing meetings only in extreme cases?
It is my intention to attend all Board meetings.
Are you ready to put the time in to read and understand the packets prior to meetings and doing the other work that a Board member should do?
I am dedicated to working diligently for the benefit of all Palisade residents.
How many Town Board Meetings have you attended to date?
I have been attending meetings since August of 2019.
What do you think are the big issues Palisade is presently facing?
Obtaining balance among tourism, smart growth and infrastructure.
How are you presently involved in the community of Palisade?
I attend both Board and Planning Commission meetings and am an active voice at both.
What would you do to promote economic development in Palisade?
Recognizing residents as the engine that creates, promotes and engages potential economic development locally, inspiring local entrepreneurs, influencing municipal resources to support and grow local businesses.
What intrigues you about Palisade’s history?
Palisade’s rich history of wine and fruit production.
How does it apply to Palisade’s future?
Palisade has developed into tourist destination in part due to our wine and fruit production. Agricultural Tourism in Palisade should be fostered for sustained development.
What do you see in Palisade’s future?
Diverse economic progress.
What would you do to guide/direct it? By observing what is already offered in our community, and supporting and encouraging the ideas of the residents.