For Maple Ridge trustee
• Name: Nancy Nagy.
• Residence: 23887 – 117B Ave., Maple Ridge.
• Occupation/education: volunteer co-ordinator Friends in Need Food Bank; diploma in legal secretary, administrator, accounting, conflict resolution.
• Volunteer work: Brownies; Pets and Friends; B.C. Children’s Network; Riverview Hospital and Woodlands; involved in election campaigns.
Question: Please provide an example of what you have done that qualifies you for school board.
Answer: I have worked in a college as a financial administrator. I have worked in the legal field with family law, wills and estates and personal injuries. I now work at the Friends In need Food Bank as the volunteer coordinator.
Q: Why are you running for trustee?
A: I am passionate and concerned for our children and their future, as they are our future. I want to ensure that our children are receiving the best education possible, building a solid foundation in the early years of a child’s life to succeed and become valuable citizens of our community.
Q: What makes you stand out from other candidates?
A: I understand that trustees are the voice for students, teachers and parents. Trustees listens to the community, guide the work of the schools, set plans and policies. We must work as a team to provide the best possible tools in the education system to assist teachers and students.
Q: How do you see the school district changing in the next 10 years?
A: To see more post-secondary education, adequate schools to make our community stand out so our students can obtain an education to succeed in our community and worldwide.
Q: What will be your top priority if elected to school board?
A: To listen to teachers, students, and parents, to understand their expectations and needs and what needs to be done to make Maple Ridge schools community the most desirable.