Running forWard 12 Alderman
Running as Non-Partisan Election
My name is Kelly Thomas and I am a candidate for Manchester’s Ward 12 Alderman. I have five children; 13-year-old twins, a 2-year-old, and 4-month-old twins. I was paralyzed in a car accident when I was barely 15 years old and am wheelchair-bound. When I have free time, I enjoy spending it with my family and friends.
I served on the Board of School Committee in Manchester
Current jobI am currently a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor through the State of NH (LADC.) I currently work with addicted individuals, individuals returning to the community from Federal incarceration, and individuals currently serving probation/parole time.
Time lived in NH I grew up in Goffstown, NH and moved to Manchester in 2015. My grandmother was a resident of Manchester her entire life and served for many decades as a State Representative in Concord.
I graduated with a Bachelor's in Psychology with a focus on Addiction and I am currently enrolled in a Doctorate program; Forensic Psychology.
What qualifies you as the best candidate for this office?
What are your thoughts on and plans for addressing homelessness?
What are your thoughts on housing costs and plans for addressing those concerns?
What are your thoughts on and plans regarding crime and public safety?
What are your thoughts on and/or plans for addressing concerns about property tax rates?