Name: James Beckert
Office: Beaufort County Board of Education, District 4
Number of years living in the area you seek to represent: 16 years
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Family: Wife Christy, two children in Beaufort County schools
Education: Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati
Current occupation/employer: Founder and business manager of a family owned business, Pinpoint Document Solutions Inc.
Employment, military and volunteer history: Director of human resources, Beaufort Memorial Hospital; manager of human resources, student recruitment and job placement, Cincinnati Job Corp.; retired U.S. Army Reserve officer; parent leader, Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts for seven years and counting; member St. Peter's Catholic Church
Please list all public offices to which you've been elected, when and where: None
Please list any unsuccessful candidacies for public office and when: None
Other prior political and government experience: None
Key endorsements you've received: No response provided
Why should people vote for you?
What are the three most important issues you would address if elected?
What other issues do you see as important?
What specific steps will you take to make government more open and accessible to the public?
I expect the district to provide timely, understandable, accurate and complete answers to the board and general public. I would hold district leaders accountable for those answers. The board should provide leadership and oversight to the district, ensuring they are conducting business reasonably.
Have you ever been convicted of a crime, been disciplined by a professional licensing board or organization or had an ethics violation filed against you? If so, please give the details. No
Have you ever filed for bankruptcy, been delinquent on your federal, state or local taxes? If so, please give the details. No
Are there any personal details about yourself that voters would be interested in knowing?