This letter originally appeared in the Statesman Journal.

Because Kathy Goss has a background in education, both in the classroom and at the administrative level, she has unique insight into the vital role that the district’s school board must play in both overseeing administrative practices and ensuring that all students are provided an opportunity in their classrooms to achieve at the highest level possible.

We’ll vote for Kathy Goss for many reasons, not the least of which is her experience as a small business owner. As a business owner, Kathy knows the critical role that accountability plays in striving for success. She will represent a unique, “real world” perspective to the Salem-Keizer School Board.

Ron and Joyce Peters

Salem