Letters to the Editor

Scott letter: Elect Beth Oppenheimer

Vote for Beth Oppenheimer. Over the past two years as the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Idaho State President I have worked with Beth supporting early education before the state Legislature. Through this collaboration I have had an opportunity to observe firsthand her ability to lead a large team comprised of professionals seeking to improve the education of Idaho children. As a leader she listens to team members, respects their ideas, and builds on them. Is this not what being a member of the Boise School Board would be.

I know Beth also brings experience with large facility projects through her work on the $30 million BSU student union expansion. With the Boise School District about to release a 10-year facility audit plan where issues of growth, aging buildings, and classroom design for the 21st century will be addressed — all within tight budgets — her experience will be invaluable.

Kathy Scott, AAUW Idaho State Co-President, Boise