Candidate questionnaire: Gary Miller

Thursday, March 15, 2012

NAME: Gary Miller

AGE: 68

PLACE OF BIRTH:

Scott City, Mo/Cape St Francis Hospital

SPOUSE, CHILDREN'S NAMES:

Gail Miller (spouse) David, Charles, Jennifer and Matthew Miller

OCCUPATION:

Retired Operations Management 39 yrs SSW/SP/UP Railroad

EMPLOYER:

Retired SSW/SP/Union Pacific Railroad

BUSINESSES OWNED, ALL OR PART: none

PREVIOUS OFFICES HELD OR SOUGHT:

Six years Scott City School Board, Chairman IFA/SC Reunion Committee, Demolay, Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, Shriners, American Legion, AVFW, Certified member Missouri state school board assoc.

WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE FACING SCOTT CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS?

Not one but many issues effect our youths lives for their future. We have made outstanding strides in the past few years. We have greatly improved our map scores and will continue our emphasis on them. We recently acheived No 1 in Missouri for preparing students for college. Curriculum is always a challenge for constant improvement along with attendance rate, graduation rate. Bottom line Its all about out students academic achievements.

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

I have, thanks to the community and voters served for 6 years. Attend school functions, visit the school often. I am always open to suggestions and have an open line of communication with our community. I had a career of 39 years of operations management and made decisions on a regular basis that always effected people lives from work to home. I have always and will support each and every opportunity to improve edducation for our youth, nothing is more important. We recently met all 15 standards of our annual peformance report (APR), distinctions in performance. I've said before, I will be your voice and listen to your concerns and vote accordling as I have in the past. My record speaks for itself.

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