Name: Kelly A. Simpson
City of Residence: Highland
Family status: Married, three children
Education: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from SIUE
Occupation: Owner of Flinn Engineering, LLC a local civil engineering consultant
Political party: Not provided
Office sought: Board of Education Triad Unit 2
Previously held offices: Board of Education Triad Unit 2 since 2010
What qualifies you for this position?
“I am the president of the Triad Foundation, a non-profit organization formed to help increase the education opportunities for the children of Troy, St. Jacob and Marine. I was the 2014 Campaign Chair for the Illinois Division of United Way, raising over $1.4 million to help people live their best possible lives. I enjoy giving back to our communities by volunteering and serving on the school board. I know that a strong school system is the backbone of any community. I want to continue to do my part to keep the Triad School District strong.”
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