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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v12n17 (04/25/2013) » Section: Letters to Artvoice

Sue Gillick on Running for School Board

Being a candidate for the Board of Education has allowed me to connect with parents and community members on a day to day basis. As I walk from door to door, in the candidate forums, in the papers, and at the Board of Education meetings, I keep hearing one particular phrase: Something must be done.

Politics & Patronage

It seems that patronage reigns again at County Hall. The latest casualty is Major Carlos Benitez, Retired, Director of Veterans Services. I have known Carlos for some time, before he became director. I have never seen an individual more dedicated to the welfare of fellow veterans. The pride he had serving the country in multiple tours overseas for 31 years, rising to the rank of major.

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