Office: Shelby County Board of Education, Place 1
Residence: Highland Lakes
Political Experience: None
Professional Experience: Substitute teacher, Shelby County Schools, 2017-present; consumer underwriter, senior analyst, project manager and senior recruiter Regions Bank, 1998-2006; loan officer and assistant manager, Keesler FCU, 1996-1998.
Civic Experience: Executive board member, including president, president-elect and treasurer, of the Mt. Laurel Elementary School PTO, 2015-2018; volunteer poll worker for elections in Shelby County for more than eight years and precinct 10 poll inspector for the past three years.
Education: Bachelor’s in business administration, Birmingham-Southern College, 1993.
Main Issues: Kalnoske said she wants to ensure students receive the best education possible and the voices of parents, teachers, administrators and students are heard. She said: “Shelby County continues to grow and, rather than continuing to chase that growth, we must begin proactively addressing the growth areas so that we can provide our schools with the facilities, technology and resources needed to ensure the continued success of our students.”
Top Contributors: Rachel Slaton, $500; Courtney Kalnoske, $477.