The Exchange: School Board Candidates Roundtable

Aug 31, 2017

This week on The Exchange, we hear from the candidates for the Sioux City school board elections, which are being held September 12th.  We held a roundtable discussion at the Sioux City Public Museum on Wednesday, August 30th.    This program is part of Siouxland Public Media's collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Sioux City.  The league is holding its public debate with the candidates on Tuesday, September 5th from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the City Council chambers in downtown Sioux City. The debate and forum is free and open to the public.    

We will hear from the candidates in this roundtable.

Siouxland Public Media/Sioux City League of Women Voters Roundtable at the Sioux City Public Museum

They are 

Perla Alercon-Flory.  Alercon-Floyr is an incumbent at-large member of the school board.   She owns a translation services business, is a longtime community volunteer and has children in the Sioux City school district.

Ron Collings-Collings is a recently retired math teacher who taught for almost 40 years in the Sioux City public schools.

Jeremy Saint-Saint is an attorney in Sioux City who has two children in the Sioux City Community school district.

Miyuki Nelson-Nelson has run for the school board before, last November for an expired term.  She is a former food safety coordinator and services on many school district boards, as well as working with the PTA.

Shaun Broyhill-Broyhill won a school board election in 2013, but had to resign to deal with a legal matter having to do with a misdeanor charge.  He has degrees in psychology and computer science and is working toward a doctorate in education.