Occupation: Business Owner, IT Consulting Firm
Seeking office of: St. Johns County School Board - District 4
City of Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Community Service: Advisory Board Member- St. Johns River State College. Volunteer in schools. As a community member, I will be a conduit for concerns and interests of administration, teachers, parents and students. This position presents many opportunities to contribute to and improve our community.
Qualifications for Office: Former Employee, St. Johns County School District.
Teacher’s Assistant (2004-2005); IT Services (2005-2011) and Small Business Owner: IT Consulting Firm. (2011-Present). I’ve worked at all of the schools within district 4 and have worked with many of the staff, students and parents in Ponte Vedra.
Reason for Running: I have a passion, to preserve and continue excellence in St. Johns County Schools. As a lifelong resident of North Florida, and product of the SJCD, I have a vested interest in preserving and assisting the ongoing improvement of our School System. My technology background and experience with the school system will provide guidance to the board to help move forward with digital curriculum and the digital environment, while continuing to maintain our core values in our classrooms. With children as the ultimate focus, I will work to continue accomplishing the St. Johns County goals.
Goals for upcoming term if elected: I will work with other board members with the ongoing missions, goals and objectives, to understand how to best utilize my experience and background in further assisting the improvement of students, new educational programs and understanding from teachers and parents. I will work in the best capacity to ensure that the district continues to run efficiently through making decisions about improvements to our schools, balancing the budget, teacher recruitment and retention, student achievement and more. I am excited and challenged to experience the opportunity to help move our students and citizens forward.