Two new and one returning Ashland City Councilors to appear on panel

Ashland City Councilors Eric Hansen, Tonya Graham and Bob Kaplan are set to take part in a panel discussion hosted by the Ashland AAUW on Saturday, Jan. 28.
January 22, 2023

AAUW hosts discussion Saturday, Jan. 28, in Wesley Hall

The American Association of University Women’s Ashland branch will host a panel for three Ashland city councilors — including two newly elected ones — from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 28, at First United Methodist Church’s Wesley Hall, 175 N. Main St., Ashland, according to a news release.

The “Newly Elected City Councilor’s Panel” is open to the public. It fill feature new council members Eric Hansen and Bob Kaplan. Incumbent councilor Tonya Graham will also join.

The panel will take multiple questions from moderator and Ashland AAUW co-president Catherine Lutes, and from attendees. Discussion topics will include priorities for the next four years and how councilors intend to accomplish them, how they plan to work with Mayor Julie Akins, the rest of the council, and city staff, and how they hope to manage internal conflicts.

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