Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The board member who lost her bid for reelection last week said she's concerned some of the goals put in place during her four years won't be realized.
DeeDee Gorgol said she’ll feel a little down after her last meeting as a District 86 board member in May. “It will be sad,” Gorgol said. “You make a group of friends and have a common interest and goal and it will be sad because … I’m afraid maybe some of the goals we were putting out there won’t be realized.” Gorgol and Board President Dennis Brennan are current board members who failed in their bid for reelection last week running as part of a slate that also featured current board member Kay Gallo and Roseanne Rosenthal. Gallo was the slate’s only winner, as the “Friends for District 86” slate of Victor Casini, Ed Corcoran and Claudia Manley swept the other three open spots. Gorgol said the results of the election were disappointing, …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The following is a letter to the editor submitted to Patch by Hinsdale resident Sue Pircon.
Tuesday, March 26
District 86 voters will once again be heading to the polls on April 9 and I strongly ask for your support for candidates Dennis Brennan, DeeDee Gorgol, Kay Gallo and Roseanne Rosenthal. Each brings an individual expertise to the board and will seek to continue balancing financial challenges while maintaining an excellent educational standard. They have a vested interest in the school, each having had children enrolled in District 86, and are committed to providing a curriculum that will challenge the students and provide the foundation for success in the future. They are also committed to ensuring a diverse offering of extracurricular activities while always looking at the district's finances and operating within a balanced budget. They…
Thursday, February 28, 2013
DeeDee Gorgol is one of eight candidates running for for open seats on the District 86 Board of Education.
Name: Deirdre “DeeDee” Gorgol Position sought: Hinsdale Township High School District 86 Board of Education Website: www.d86vote.com Email address: email@example.com Hometown: Willowbrook Family: Daughter Laura, 24; son Kyle, 22. Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from North Central College Occupation: Data specialist at UPS Years in District 86: 27 Previous elected offices: Current District 86 board member Applicable experience qualifying you for the position: I have served on this board for the last four years and continually receive board training to become a more affective board member. My position at UPS also lends me the perspective to analyze and audit the data presented to the board. What is the primary reason you …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Current District 86 board members Dennis Brennan, Kay Gallo and DeeDee Gorgol have teamed with Roseanne Rosenthal to form a so-far-unnamed slate.
Three current District 86 board members running for re-election have joined with one would-be newcomer to form a four-candidate slate for this spring's municipal election. Dennis Brennan, Kay Gallo, DeeDee Gorgol and Roseanne Rosenthal all confirmed that they will pool their efforts to run together for the four seats on the District 86 Board of Education up for grabs on the April 9 ballot. Their competition includes the three-candidate "Friends for District 86" slate made up of challengers Victor Casini, Ed Corcoran and Claudia Manley, and Roger Kempa, a candidate who has to this point not joined a slate. Brennan (who lives in Hinsdale), Gallo (Clarendon Hills) and Gorgol (Willowbrook) are all current board members. Brennan is the current …