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May 16, 2013

SLCS candidates share views


Previous School Board experience: Incumbent, five years.

Civic organizations: Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee member and, as of July 1, committee treasurer; adviser for High School Winter Carnival; former member Town of Harrietstown Board for Assessment Review.

Family: Wife, Susan Rice; son, Samuel, sophomore at Quinnipiac University.


Age: 47.

Education: High-school graduate and 21 credit hours at North Country Community College.

Occupation: Owner of Schrader General Contracting Inc.

Previous School Board experience: Incumbent, five years.

Civic Organizations: Saranac Lake Parent Faculty Organization member; founding member of Petrova (School) Parents Club.

Family: Husband, Randy Schrader; son, SLCS senior Dylan Schrader.

Esther Arlan

Age: 70

Education: Temple University; associate degree in conflict resolution at University at Massachusetts.

Occupation: Retired; worked in career education in school district in Lexington, Mass.; marketing and coordination for medical technology.

Previous School Board experience: Area 6 New York State School Board Association director.

Civic Organizations: Past president of Saranac Lake Rotary Club; Rotary International literacy chair; Lake Placid Synagogue vice president; past member, Planned Parenthood Board of Directors.

Family: Husband: Lionel; three grown children; six grandchildren.

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