Slade-Troutman seeks re-election to Nevada County Board of Education
Marianne Slade-Troutman announced her candidacy for re-election for the Nevada County Board of Education in a news release Wednesday.
Slade-Troutman is the institutional memory of the board having served longer than any other current member, the release states. She is known for her tenacity and work ethic, always keeping the needs of the students in mind.
Slade-Troutman drafted Senate Bill 1893 abolishing taxpayer-funded lifetime health benefits for part-time boards saving schools millions of dollars annually.
She also authored successful local ballot Measure A reducing County Board of Education Members from 7 to 5, redirecting $16,000 per term to student programs.
In addition to serving as a member of the County Board of Education, she is also a member of the Friends of the Library, and is a Marine Corps League Associate. Slade-Troutman’s past service includes vice-president of the Kiwanis Club, grand jury pro-tem, Sierra Nevada Children’s Services, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Nevada County Business and Professional Women, Court Appointed Child Advocates Fundraiser, Produced/Hosted NCTV program “Hometown USA,” four years station president, FREED fundraiser and Sunday School teacher/church choir.
“As a board member, it’s my responsibility to oversee taxpayer funds, advocating accessibility, accountability, transparency and the public’s right to know,” Slade-Troutman stated in the release.
“I will continue advocating for student programs, responsible leadership and parent/teacher concerns. Every action I take as a member of the County Board of Education will be done in the best interest of our students. After all, it’s about the kids!”
For more information, go http://www.sladetroutman4kids.com or Facebook page at mariannesladetroutman4kids.
Submitted to The Union by Marianne Slade-Troutman.
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