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Fishback: Bringing business experience to school board

Posted: Monday, Mar 11th, 2013

Van Fishback is one of four candidates vying for two positions on the Brookings School District Board of Education this spring. A school board election is set for April 9. Photo by Charis Prunty/Register

• Listening, transparency, continued high standards are Fishback’s goal for school board seat

BROOKINGS – A lifelong Brookings resident and well-known businessman, Van Fishback says the way he’s conducted himself throughout life will be true of his time on the Brookings School Board, if voters select him for the office April 9.

Fishback, 66, feels his “most fundamental success” in business and in Brookings has been that he is accessible and a good listener. He expects that to continue in this position on the school board.

“People know where to find me,” Fishback said. “Phone calls get returned, discussions get had, and I think that’s really, really important for the school board members, a characteristic they need to adhere to.”

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