Putnam County Superintendent of Schools

Published On: Aug 03 2012 05:21:07 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 20 2012 10:43:21 PM EDT

Republican Phyllis Criswell and Democrat Jim Roach each survived primary challenges in the race for Putnam County Superintendent of Schools and will face each other in the General Election.

Scroll down to read about the two candidates.

Phyllis Criswell


FAMILY:  2 daughters

OCCUPATION:  25 years in education in Putnam County, serving as a teacher, guidance counselor, principal, and assistant superintendent

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE:  Facebook.com/VotePhyllisIn2012

This candidate has not responded to the WJXT/News4Jax.com questionnaire.
Personal information to the Putnam County Supervisor of Elections

Jim Roach


AGE:  59
 
FAMILY:  Wife, Vicki, a math teacher; son, Patrick, a 6th-grade social studies teacher; daughter, Jamie, a 3rd-grade teacher
 
OCCUPATION:  Dean of students/assistant athletic director at Crescent City Junior-Senior High School
 
EDUCATION:  Bachelors of Science in Education and a masters degree in Educational Leadership
 
POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  None. "I'm an educator"
 
WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE TOP THREE ISSUES IN THIS RACE?

  1. Morale of Employees
  2. Mandated District Curriculum/Lack of School Based Management
  3. Lack of Vocational Programs

 
HOW CAN YOU HELP VOTERS IN A WAY THAT OTHERS RUNNING FOR THIS OFFICE CANNOT?

 
WHAT WOULD YOU HOPE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR ACCOMPLISHING AFTER SERVING IN THIS OFFICE?

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE:  Jimroachin2012.com | Facebook.com/VoteJimRoach | @JimRoachin2012