Cary Kelly For School Board LPOSD Candidate Zone 5

ABOUT CARY KELLY

FAMILY -- CARY AND HIS WIFE MONA MOVED TO BONNER COUNTY 24 YEARS AGO. THEY HAVE A SON, CHRIS, AND DAUGHTER, (KIM DIERCKS) AND 5 GRANDKIDS, PLUS 1 DOG, MAGGIE. ALL THE GRANDCHILDREN HAVE ATTENDED PUBLIC SCHOOL IN SANDPOINT.

EDUCATION -- CARY'S EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND INCLUDES GRADUATING FROM STANFORD UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, MARINE COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE, MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (MASTERS IN EDUCATION) AND THE NON-PROFIT LEADERSHIP COURSE, UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, 2017.

HOBBIES/OTHER -- HIKING, BEING NICE TO HIS WIFE, AND BEING ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE PANHANDLE ANIMAL SHELTER


CAREER EXPERIENCE

MILITARY SERVICE -- 28 YEARS OF ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE U.S. MARINE CORPS, NAVAL AVIATOR, AND COLONEL. COMMANDED 4 DIFFERENT UNITS, ONE INFANTRY (VIETNAM) AND FOUR AVIATION.

BONNER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE -- 18 YEARS OF SERVICE IN THE MARINE DIVISION, PROMOTED TO LIEUTENANT AND SERVED AS SUPERVISOR FOR 11 YEARS. RESIGNED IN 2012 TO RUN FOR ELECTED OFFICE.

BONNER COUNTY COMMISSIONER -- 4 YEARS AS CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD FROM 2013-2017. DECIDED NOT TO RUN FOR REELECTION IN ORDER TO PURSUE OTHER INTERESTS.


IF ELECTED, CARY WILL:

PROVIDE THE LEADERSHIP TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION TO AN EVEN HIGHER LEVEL. 

ENSURE TRANSPARENCY IN ALL BUDGETARY AND POLICY DECISIONS.

STRIVE TO SEE THAT EVERY STUDENT HAS THE OPPORTUNITY TO DEVELOP TO HIS OR HER FULL POTENTIAL.

BE OPEN AND AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC ON ALL SCHOOL MATTERS IN THE DISTRICT.


Contact Information:

Email: cmkelly211@gmail.com

Cell Phone: 208-946-6550