(Richmond, IN)--The race for the Republican nomination for Richmond mayor in the May primary is expected to be a hotly-contested one. Diana Pappin talked Thursday about her experience in the job creation field. "Training for today's jobs has been my focus for 27 years at Ivy Tech Community College," Pappin said. She also talked about her experience with city government. "I have served our community as a city councilperson and understand how Richmond city government operates." Pappin will be squaring off against fellow Republican Kyle Ingram in the May primary.