Donna Sayegh earned her BS and nursing degree from Old Dominion University as well as a master’s degree in Restorative Practices and Youth Counseling focused in Interpersonal Relationships Skills from the International Institute for Restorative Practices. She has worked with various nonprofit organizations as a mediator. Sayegh currently works as a mediator with Dove of Peace Ministry where she helps people resolve familial, individual, or business-related conflicts . She also worked as a nurse for more than 20 years .
Sayegh wants to get the city out of debt and wants the city to stop taking property off the tax rolls . She also plans to establish a finance commission .
Sayegh is against light rail expansion in the Portsmouth area . She wants to replace larger buses with aesthetically pleasing shorter buses .
Sayegh is against a casino in Portsmouth and wants that land to be used for farming .
Sayegh is in favor of implementing restorative justice practices to improve school security .
Sayegh hopes to fill public safety positions quickly, provide proper funding for public safety employees’ retirement plans, and pay them a living wage .
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