2016 Meet the Candidates: Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board

**Endorsed by the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce**

Reed Carr

www.carrforgps.com

Business/Employment: ARCUS Private Capital Solutions
Occupation: CFO
Brief Summary of Employment History:
2008 – present ARCUS Private Capital Solutions (CFO & Partner, private real estate investment portfolio in excess of $300mm)
2006 – 2008 TrueFactor (Partner, Real estate related)
1996 – 2006 Intel Corp (Operations, Supply Chain, & Finance; managed $320mm budget)

Education Background:
Master Business Administration, WP Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
International Management, Thunderbird School of Global Management
B.A., Brigham Young University (dual major Spanish and International Finance)

List of community organization to which you belong:
Boy Scouts of America
Hope Arising (501(c)3 non-profit)
Highland High School site council
Carol Rae Ranch Elementary site council
GPS Superintendent Parent Dialogue Committee

How many years have you lived in the school district? 18

**Endorsed by the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce**

Sheila Rogers

www.sheila4gilbert.com

Business/Employment: Retired
Occupation: Educator

Brief Summary of Employment History:
I taught special education for six years in both the elementary and junior high setting and then spent seven years as an elementary teacher. I was the principal of Gilbert Elementary for 21 years. From 2010-2015, I was the superintendent of the Douglas Unified School District. I was interim human resources director for one year. I taught for NAU for eight years in their graduate program and have done some work with ASU.

Education Background:
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education from Arizona State University. Master of Education in Educational Administration and Supervision from Arizona State University.

List of community organization to which you belong:
I worked with Unite for Education this past year in helping get the Bond and Override passed for GPS. I have been a member of the following organizations through the years:
Douglas Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Douglas Kids Club Board of Directors
City of Douglas Library Board
Cochise County United Way Board of Directors
Expect More Arizona
East Valley St. Luke's Community Relations Board.
Town of Gilbert Parks and Rec Advisory Board
Gilbert Education Association
National Association of Elementary School Principals
Arizona School Administrators Association
Arizona School Board Association

How many years have you lived in the school district? Twenty two years. I did maintain my residence here the five years I was in Douglas.

**Endorsed by the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce**

Lily Tram

Business/Employment: Arizona State University
Occupation: Accounting

Brief Summary of Employment History: I am the Director for Financial Services at Arizona State University. I have 27 years of experience in accounting, budgeting, human resources, and business operations. I currently oversee Financial Controls, Accounts Payable, and the Travel Service Center. I am also the VP liaison for each business operational unit under the VP for Business and Finance, overseeing an expenditure budget of over $200 million.

Education Background: Arizona State University, Bachelors of Science in Management and a Post Baccalaureate in Accounting.

List of community organization to which you belong:
Gilbert Public Schools Governing Board; Gilbert Education Foundation; Association of Government Accountants (Phoenix Chapter)

How many years have you lived in the school district? 18 years

Lori Wood

www.voteloriwood.com

Business/Employment: N/A
Occupation: Mom of six children

Brief Summary of Employment History:
2000-2003, adjunct faculty at MCC, teaching BIO 181
2011-2012, adjunct faculty at BYU Idaho, teaching an online course "Understanding DNA."

Education Background:
1996 B.A. in Biology Composite teaching, Brigham Young University
1999 M.A. in Microbiology- emphasis Molecular Biology, Brigham Young University

List of community organization to which you belong:
AZ family council
Unite for Education PAC override committee

How many years have you lived in the school district? 12