Candidate questionnaire: Greg Birk

Monday, March 28, 2011

NAME: Greg Birk

AGE: 41

PLACE OF BIRTH: Sikeston, Mo.

SPOUSE, CHILDREN'S NAMES:

Jennifer -- Wife

Rachel and Caleb -- Kelly High School

Aaron -- Kelly Middle School and

Adam -- Kelly Elementary

OCCUPATION: Farmer

EMPLOYER: Self-employed

BUSINESSES OWNED, ALL OR PART:

Greg and Roy Birk Farms, and Birk Design Company

PREVIOUS OFFICES HELD OR SOUGHT:

Kelly School Board member since 2008.

WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE FACING THE KELLY SCHOOL DISTRICT?:

Maintaining and improving the already high standard of education in the Kelly District is the most important issue. Preparing Kelly students for the future through sound curriculum, new learning opportunities, dedicated teachers and a safe educational environment are all key to success in our school district.

WHAT IN YOUR BACKGROUND OR EDUCATION MAKES YOU QUALIFIED FOR THIS OFFICE?:

1987 graduate of Kelly High School, B.S. ag University of Missouri. I have had experience in the local community as a 4H club leader and a Sunday School teacher for many years. I enjoy working to bring quality educational opportunities to area children and families. As a member of the Kelly school board for the past three years I look forward to continuing to serve the community, students, parents, faculty and staff.

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