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St. Libory village trustee candidate: Judith Wilson

Name: Judith Trentman Wilson

City of residence: St. Libory

Age: 54

Family status: Married, two children

Education: Bachelor of science, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; Juris Doctorate, Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Law

Occupation: Attorney

Political party: N/A

Office sought: Trustee, Village of St. Libory (four-year term)

Campaign e-mail: Not provided

Previously held offices: Not provided

What qualifies you for this position?

“I was born and raised in St. Libory. After college graduation I worked as a regional manager for a restaurant chain and I owned and operated my own small business. I am currently anaAttorney and certified mediator with my own law practice. I am experienced in legal reading and writing, am an effective negotiator and problem solver. I love the small community of St. Libory, have great respect for the people who live there, and believe I can make a difference as their village trustee.”

What is the top issue in your race, and how would you address it?

“For me, the top issue is managing the village finances. I will work to ensure the village gets back to a balanced budget and operating within that budget. I will work to ensure the village has a plan of growth that is consistent with the community wishes, and I will work to promote our community to attract new families. I will listen to the concerns of the citizens and do my best to represent their interests in an open and transparent manner.”