Robbi Behr

Robbi Behr

1) What is your name? Robbi Behr

2) Where did you grow up? Chestertown! Born in the Chestertown Hospital! Played in the County Courthouse Courtyard! Got Swedish Fish at Scottie’s and ice cream at Stam’s and truly terrible Mother’s Day presents at McCrory’s! (that’s to show I’ve got some local cred)

3) What is your relationship to KCPS? Went to Chestertown Elementary, Chestertown Middle and Kent County High (Class of ’92, woot woot!) Also have two kids currently at Garnet Elementary and two more headed there in the not-so-distant future.

4) What do you do for a living? I am an illustrator. I’ve published two children’s books with Macmillan with a third being released this coming November. My husband and I also run two independent presses publishing illustrated satire for adults and picture books for kids. We’ve created over 70 indie books together. Some are not as good as others, obviously.

5) Interests and hobbies? Apparently, making babies.

Jodi Bortz

Jodi Bortz

1) What is your name? Jodi Bortz

2) Where did you grow up?

3) What is your relationship to KCPS?

4) What do you do for a living?

5) Interests and hobbies?

Rebecca Heriz-Smith

1) What is your name? Rebecca Heriz-Smith

2) Where did you grow up?

3) What is your relationship to KCPS?

4) What do you do for a living?

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Elizabeth Proffitt

Elizabeth Proffitt

1) What is your name? Elizabeth Proffitt

2) Where did you grow up? At the age of 7, I moved to Galena, from Florida. Loved the quietness and closeness of the town. We then moved to Lynch and later we moved to Worton. Grew up walking to Clark’s store, and eating lunch at five star in Worton. I love the area so much, I purchased my first home right in Worton in 2007.

3) What is your relationship to KCPS? From second grade at Millington Elementary, to third and fourth grade at Worton, spending my middle school years at then Chestertown Middle School, and now my own three children attending kent county public schools.

4) What do you do for a living? Children’s advocate for Mental health. I also babysit a miniature general who is high strung like his mother.

5) Interests and hobbies? Crafts, master rock painter of course. I can make an awesome diaper cake! Driving around time being nosey, jamming to music. I’m involved in SECAC (special educations citizens advisory committee) helping bring workshops and awareness to parents and caregivers of special needs.

Francoise Sullivan

Francoise Sullivan

1) What is your name? Francoise Sullivan

2) Where did you grow up? My dad was in the military (USMC) for most of my childhood so I grew up all over the United States including North Carolina, California, Hawaii, Virginia and Maryland. My husband and I moved to Kent County in 2002.

3) What is your relationship to KCPS? I have one child in Kent County Public Schools and another who currently attends Friendship Montessori School but will be in KCPS in a year. I am on my school PTA and Chair American Education Week as well as help with school fundraisers.

4) What do you do for a living? I would call myself a Work-At-Home-Mom (WAHM). I run my own business doing website design and graphic design – mostly for local artists and non-profits. I started Moo Productions before I had children and, like everyone I know, am still learning how to balance my work with taking care of my family.

5) Interests and hobbies? I enjoy reading (when I can), listening to music (when I can), going to see plays (when I can). I’ve been on a few local boards and committees including the Chestertown Tea Party Festival, the Harry Potter Festival, and the KidSpot Advisory Board. I also organize Hebe’s Garden which provides free children’s programming on Saturdays during the summer at the Chestertown Farmer’s Market.