2 write-in candidates would bring fresh approach to Medina Board of Education

Posted 14 May 2021 at 9:05 am


There are two excellent candidates running for the Medina School Board as write-in candidates: Jennifer (Palone) Buondonno and Debbie Tompkins.

Jennifer is married to John Buondonno, was born and raised in Medina and has two children in the district. She is employed at Tompkins Bank of Castile, and is involved in many local organizations, such as Medina Mustang Band Boosters and the 2020 Leadership Orleans. This past year she was a community representative on the Audit/Finance Committee for the Medina Board of Education. I am certain that she would bring a fresh approach to the current issues and goals for the district.

Debbie is married to Medina graduate Chris Tompkins and has two children in the school district. An employee of Tompkins Bank of Castile, she is actively involved in Medina Sports Boosters, Medina Band Boosters, Growing Orchard Foundation President, Home for the Holidays Co-President, and past President of the Medina PTSA. She too would bring forth fresh ideas and work with the Board of Education in setting policies benefitting both the children and the taxpayers.

Both candidates have excellent leadership skills and good business backgrounds. I wholeheartedly endorse them for election to the Medina School Board.

Please vote on May 18 between noon and 8 p.m. at the District Office of the Medina Central School District.

Nelda B. Toussaint