Write-in seeks Faculty Committee seat in Huntington election


HUNTINGTON – Lisa D. Goding of Montgomery Street has introduced a run as a write-in candidate for Huntington consultant on the Gateway Regional Faculty Committee within the particular municipal election being run Sept. 6, concurrently with the state main election, at Stanton Corridor, 26 Russell Rd.

Goding has lived on Montgomery Street in Huntington for 15 years and in Massachusetts for 25 years. She is this system director for It Takes a Village, a nonprofit group that runs the Village Closet in Huntington. Goding has a son at Littleville Elementary Faculty and a daughter at Gateway Center Faculty.

She has been serving on the Gateway Regional Faculty District’s Particular Schooling Father or mother Advisory Council (SEPAC) since 2018 and was on Littleville Elementary Faculty’s PTO in 2015 and 2016.

Goding mentioned she is grateful to reside in “some of the lovely locations in the USA.”

“This group means the world to me and I’m captivated with making our district the perfect it may be,” she mentioned.

Describing her background in amenities administration and finance, Goding mentioned she has managed annual budgets of as much as $34 million and groups of greater than 1,000 people in Ok-12 and faculty and college settings.

“I stand for wonderful curriculums and decisions for our children, together with vocational alternatives, college security, tutorial helps and, after all, enjoyable,” she mentioned. “I hope to be a part of a motion that helps to make our district an ideal place wherein households can thrive. This begins with unbelievable faculties, and group companies like It Takes a Village which I helped deliver to Huntington in 2020. I promise that I’ll by no means cease making our college students the highest precedence.”

Goding mentioned voters for write-in candidates should appropriately fill out her identify and road identify, “Lisa D. Goding” and “Montgomery Street,” within the clean spot underneath the Faculty Committee write-in part.

“Nobody is presently operating for the seat, however I hope to have robust group assist on this election,” she mentioned.

Goding mentioned she can be glad to listen to from voters about their questions or priorities for the district.

“If you wish to communicate to me or ask me something, my electronic mail is Lisa@hilltownvillage.org or thedawnofLisa@gmail.com,” she mentioned.

Goding mentioned she had deliberate to take out nomination papers and have her identify seem on the poll, however missed the abbreviated five-day window to drag nomination papers in July.


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