Karmen Siirtola has announced she is seeking a seat on the school board for the Mandan Public Schools. Presently operating her own transcription company, she has also had extensive work experience in both the public and private sectors of business.
Siirtola currently serves on the curriculum and finance committees of the Mandan Public Schools. “I hope to serve on the school board to address funding, DPI and federal mandates,” she said. “I also want to build stronger partnerships among our schools, businesses, and civic organizations.”
Siirtola believes Mandan will continue to experience widespread growth. She also believes Mandan teachers do a wonderful job teaching our students academically. By coupling that education with real life experience through business and civic organizations, she believes Mandan graduates will be exceptionally prepared to excel in life.
Siirtola is married to Jim Siirtola and they have five grown children in addition to one middle school student.