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    Andy Bresler Company president

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    Carolyn Jaeger Community volunteer

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Biographical Information

What are your top three priorities for the district?

What are your qualifications for office?

Age 66
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Public elected offices held Board member, Ladue School District
Highest post-secondary education M.B.A., Northwestern University, marketing/finance
Incumbent? Y
1. Maintain fiscal responsibility 2 Address our aging facilities 3. Improve our curriculum focusing on math and STEM initiatives
My experience as a Ladue School Board member and my professional skills gained being a company president have provided an excellent background for me to serve effectively. I believe that this experience in combination with my demonstrated commitment and ability to work collaboratively will enable me to address the considerable challenges facing our district.
Age 55
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Highest post-secondary education M.B.A, St. Louis University, corporate finance
Incumbent? N
Manage our revenue sources and prioritize our expenses. Define academic excellence and set measurable goals to allow us to prioritize our resources and direct our actions. Create classroom settings that provide teachers and students the resources and tools needed to achieve academic excellence. Ensure every student has the opportunity to succeed every step along the way.
My financial education, work experience, commitment and district involvement give me an understanding and better perspective on our past and our future. Twenty years leadership and service to the district: strategic planning committees, Ladue Education Foundation, Parent Association president and board member at elementary, middle and high school, 20 years of Girl Scouts.
Age 57
Highest post-secondary education M.A., Fontbonne University
Incumbent? n
1. Improve the student to teacher ratios. 2. Provide the best education for the district's students by increasing test scores and learning and utilizing the latest classroom technologies and teaching methods. 3. Maintain a strong fiscal foundation and address the aging school facilities.
I have an accounting degree from the University of Missouri and have 30 years of business experience as a commercial real estate broker and served as a bank board director. This background in dealing with business owners, nonprofits, city officials, development agencies, architects and contractors would be a valuable resource as the district reviews its facilities.
Age 44
Public elected offices held None
Highest post-secondary education M.A., public policy and administration
Incumbent? N
I will work along with the administration to address the current needs of aging buildings and other campus upgrades in the near future. Fiscal responsibility is required to ensure that public funds are being utilized with fidelity. Working in tandem with fellow board members to support the efforts of the superintendent and provide an objective critique when required.
I am the parent of students within the district, focused on achievement for all students at high levels and have worked in public education. I have studied public policy and administration at undergraduate and graduate levels. I am passionate about children and have been a child advocate for many years. I am a public servant, active in the community and willing to serve.
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Age 42
Highest post-secondary education M.B.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, executive management
Incumbent? N
My priorities for the district are: 1. Maintain the high level of success this district has achieved while positioning the district to be adaptable in a changing environment. 2. Ensure that Ladue educators are engaged and empowered to prepare our children for the future. 3. Exhibit fiscal responsibility in all district strategies.
I am a C.P.A. with over 15 years of experience in finance and accounting. I have worked extensively with boards, board committees and have studied effective governance models. I have also served on numerous boards and committees, currently serving on the Ladue Schools finance advisory committee. I also serve on the board of the First Tee of Greater St. Louis.