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Nampa School Board Zone 4

Sarah Riley

Mailing Address: 11106 W Silver River Loop Nampa, ID 83686

Campaign Phone: (208) 970-0071

• Brook D. Taylor

Mailing Address: 12771 S Cabriolet Way Nampa, ID 83686

QUESTIONS

Q: What do you hope to accomplish if elected?

Sarah Riley: I will strive to help create a healthy board who collaborates with one another and in conjunction with the superintendent to continue the forward movement of education that was well underway prior to the pandemic. I will work to create a board that supports educators, helps students progress as learners, and is resilient enough that even hard conversations like those related to COVID will be done with respect and adherence to the mission of the district. I will work to keep teachers and students both safe and in school.

Brook D. Taylor: -no response-

Q: What experiences have prepared you for this office?

Sarah Riley: I have been part of the Nampa community for more than 10 years. During that time I have worked with various groups to support the children of the NSD. This support has been both as a parent and as the pastor of a local congregation in the form of supporting Sherman Elementary, the HUB for students experiencing homelessness, and hosting a suicide prevention training for our community. I have been in positions of leadership as a pastor and an executive director of a retirement community, managing budgets and working with many people with differing opinions toward a common goal.

Q: What do you see as the most significant challenges residents of this area face that you might be able to address in this position?

Sarah Riley: The divisions in our community have greatly increased over the last two years. These divisions have created challenges with lots of people speaking loudly but not necessarily listening to others. In order to educate those who will be our future leaders and community members we must listen to those who hold expertise, whether in the area of education, healthcare, or mental health. It is only when we listen and work together that we can move past our differences, find common ground, and get back the business of working to improve education for all Nampa students.

Q: Is there anything else you wish to tell the voters?

Sarah Riley: I encourage everyone to vote. Even if you don’t have kids in the schools, please vote. The children are truly our future. They will one day be the leaders and community members of Nampa. They are worth investing in and they deserve to know you care. I want our teachers and our students, both, to know we care about them. We care about their health. We care about their families. We care about their future and we can each do our small part to bring about change that lets them know how important they are.

Learn more about me at sarah4students.com.

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