New Athens village trustee candidate: Karen Boden

Name: Karen Lynn Boden

City of residence: New Athens

Age: 50

Family status: Married

Education: High school

Occupation: Housewife

Political party: Republican

Office sought: Village trustee

Campaign Facebook: Not provided

Previously held offices: KWD trustee

What qualifies you for this position?

“I am an honest, trustworthy citizen for the good of the community. Hoping my input helps and strengthens the good of the village.”

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

“Beautification and strengthen the community by all village residents and government and cooperation by both parties to make a better place to live.”