Chamber Endorses Candidates
KREX News Room
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The Grand Junction Area Chamber Board of Directors has voted to endorse several candidates for the District 51 School Board.
District C: John Williams
District D: Tom Parrish
District E: John Sluder
According to The Chamber, the endorsement process involves an appointed endorsement committee composed of general Chamber members chaired by a Board Member, that interviews candidates and makes recommendations to the board based upon five guiding principles.
The committee interviewed all candidates running for school board except Lonnie White, who declined to participate in the process.
The Chamber Board takes the committee recommendations under consideration while keeping in mind the Chamber’s Endorsement Principles.
The board followed the endorsement process and made their decision based upon what they viewed was in the best interest of the business community.