"We need to get smart on what it takes to move the Northland forward - making good schools even better, ensuring economic opportunities and safe neighborhoods."
Here are Bill Allen's promises to the Northland:
Ensuring parents have a say in K-12 education
Retooling higher education to train for the jobs of the future with affordable tuition
Maintaining American freedoms and values
Defending religious freedoms for all
Investing in infrastructure to ensure our children have long-term opportunity
Bill is a proud husband to Marta and father of three adult children. He had 26 years of service in the United States Navy. He is a teacher and professor, and Cerner-trained education leader.