School board, TVCC candidates press cases in Ontario forum

Matt Stringer and Blanca Rodriguez chatting before the beginning of the Ontario School Board candidates' forum. (The Enterprise/Liliana Frankel)

ONTARIO – Candidates for Ontario School Board emphasized the need for a return to dignity and respect at a recent forum held by the Ontario Area Chamber of Commerce. 

The event, held Thursday, April 28, at Four Rivers Cultural Center, also featured candidates for the Treasure Valley Community College Board. There was a sizable crowd that seemed mostly affiliated with the schools. 

Of the Ontario School Board candidates, Craig Geddes, Blanca Rodriguez, Matt Stringer, Tom Greco, and Tony Cade attended. Martin Mendoza Jr. was not able to attend, but had Janet Komoto read his responses. Cydney Cooke did not attend. 

Nearly all candidates for TVCC board – Dirk De Boer, Roger Findley, Betty Carter . . .