These 12 questions were sent to each candidate running for the Humble ISD board of trustees and they were asked to pick four of them to respond to.

  1. What are the kinds of circumstances in which you are most effective?

  1. What appeals to you about board service as a volunteer activity?

  1. Do you feel that there is a communication divide between the community and the board? If so, how do you plan to bridge that divide to restore confidence in the board?

  1. What are you hoping to get out of your board experience?

  1. What is the greatest challenge that Humble ISD will face in the next 4 years, during your term, and what remedies do you offer to address it?

  1. Name one or two things you've done to help youth in our community or in other communities in which you've lived.

  1. Name one thing the district is doing well, and one thing you would change.

  1. What is one program or service in the school budget that you would cut and why? One that you would add and why?

  1. How do you define student success?

  1. Are there educational innovations that you've seen other places that you would bring to our district?

  1. Do you have any comments regarding board priorities for the 85th Texas Legislative session? Reference: http://www.humbleisd.net/Domain/5598

  1. Do you think school board elections should be partisan and do you think candidates should be backed by a party? Would you accept an invitation to speak to a group that is clearly partisan and if so, why?

Jacqueline Havelka
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I am a rocket scientist turned writer. I worked at Lockheed Martin-Johnson Space Center for many years managing experiments on the Space Station and Shuttle, and I now own my own firm, Inform Scientific, specializing in technical and medical writing and research program management. I am a contributing correspondent to The Tribune, a Kingwood resident for 12 years, and proud mom to two Aggie sons.