OCCUPATION: United States Postal Service since 1985. Clerk; On-the-Job Instructor; Trainer-Facilitator; Ergonomic Risk Reduction Team

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: American Postal Workers Union, Portland Area Local 128. Previously: Director of Education; Delegate to National Convention; Union Steward

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Indiana University, Bloomington Indiana. Bachelor of Science 1977, Double Major: Political Science and History, Minor: Speech Communication

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: Budget Committee, Chair, Parkrose School District; Multnomah County Citizen's Advisory Committee; City of Portland Budget Forum; Neighborhood 2000 Crime Initiative Captain

Parkrose High School Bronco Boosters Woodland Park Neighborhood Association Chair East Portland Chairs Advisory Committee East Portland Neighbors, Inc. (non-profit) Opportunity Gateway Urban Renewal District PAC member Parkrose Community Fair Coordinator Parkrose Community Fair June 4, 2005 Parkrose High School City Wide Parks Team, Secretary East Portland Parks Committee Chair Gateway Urban Renewal District Parks Committee member East Holladay Park Volunteer

Pack 4, Mountain View District Den Leader Troop 606 Mountain View-Thunderbird District Boy Scouts of America Unit Survey Chair Merit Badge Counselor, Advancement Committee member Orca Patrol, 2001 National Jamboree Information Chair, Boy Scouts of America Sumner-Sacramento Parent Teacher Committee, Parkrose School District Secretary for Parkrose Middle School Parent-Teacher Organization Parkrose High School Senior All Night Party, Co-Chair

School districts, including Parkrose, should establish a seamless transition for students, parents and the community as children progress to their goal of high school graduation. Communication between elementary and middle school as well as high school would provide for consistent curriculum and advancement. District wide calendars, compatible schedules and increased interaction between staff, schools and students would support a cohesive learning environment.

(This information furnished by Alesia J. Reese)