"Meet the Candidates" is a feature on Southington Patch designed to help you get to know your local candidates before you take to the polls this November. Each profile was submitted directly by the candidate.
Take a moment to review each profile so you can be informed and prepared when you go to the polls on Nov. 5, 2013.
This week, we are looking at the Board of Finance candidates:
Name: Sandra Feld Age: 39+ Party, Board Seeking: Democrat/Board of Finance Family information: Married Occupation, if applicable: Retired Political Experience: Incumbent, Board of Finance; 2 Charter Revision Commissions Other Experience: Teacher, Paralegal, Financial Manager, Founder Concerned Southington Citizens, Board member Federation CT Taxpayer Organizations
Why did you run for office? Public service is needed for our great community to thrive and is a life long habit of mine.
If elected, what would be your primary areas of focus? Maintaining reasonable taxes for all residents while providing superior public education, infrastructure upgrades, keeping the needs of ALL residents in focus
What do you feel is the biggest issue facing Southington today? Economic development to offset property taxes
What skills do you have that you could bring to the community? I’m a moderate, skilled at working across the aisle. As a former teacher, I understand what students need. As a paralegal, I have a good understanding of CT laws. As a Financial Manager, I have experience with budgets, staff and personnel. As a Taxpayer organization activist, I understand finances from the taxpayers’ point of view.
(Optional) Anything else you would like to share? I’d love to hear from anyone. My email is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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