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Vandeberg hopes to improve opportunities for all

Cristy Vandeberg

Editor's note: This Q&A is part of a series highlighting Woodbury mayoral candidates. Read the other Q&As here

Cristy Vandeberg

  • Age: 43
  • Occupation: Project manager
  • Education: Trades education
  • Family: Two daughters
  • Civic Involvement: Active in my faith community

Why should residents vote for you?

I'm a strong, confident and successful woman in a male-dominated industry. I'm a project manager and small-business owner. I have the tact, determination and knowhow to get business done. I'm merely a citizen who feels a calling to serve in a capacity where positive changes for this community can be made.

What's the biggest issue facing Woodbury?

Opportunities for women. The primary goal of government is to serve the people, manage the resources and plan for growth. When I am elected, my top priorities will include creating opportunities for students, women and veterans through skilled trades and work to improve the lives of those in our community who need the most help, so our entire community will benefit.

What could current city leadership be doing better?

Be smarter with spending and stick to the budget.

Hannah Black

Hannah Black is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. She is a proud graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism. Outside of reporting, she enjoys running, going to museums and trying new coffee shops. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her dog, Wendell.

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