Identify your top three (3) issues that you wish to address during your tenure in office and rank them in order of priority.
Sustainable Innovative Growth and Development
What do you believe is the role of the City Council in our community?
1) To have oversight over the city budget, including evaluating sources of funding and projects that will keep the city thriving and the finances sustainable.
2) To ensure that city ordinances are passed when needed, to keep our community safe and welcoming to all, and a desirable place for people to live and business to operate.
3) To celebrate and promote Carmel as one of the best cities in the country in which to live work and play.
What experiences and qualities do you think makes you the best candidate for this position?
As a small business owner for 25 years I understand fiscal responsibility and how to invest in what matters. As a physician I understand how to make data driven decisions that are also compassionate and caring. I have spent the last 12 years serving on many diverse boards in leadership roles, among those are the Grants Chair of Women's Fund, the Fiscal Sustainability Chair of Center for Interfaith Cooperation and the Governance Chair and Vice Chair at Brebeuf Jesuit. I understand how to listen and build consensus when working on complex issues.
How will you work with OneZone Chamber to ensure a thriving business community?
One zone promotes many initiatives that enhance the quality of the business that establish themselves in Carmel and Fishers. City council should try to promote these efforts whenever possible and help attract the next generation of innovative business owners, including women and minority businesses. A wide variety of small and large businesses will help keep our downtowns fun and vibrant and our tax base formidable and sustainable
How can voters connect with you? (email, social media, etc.)