Upon completing his service to our country as an officer in the United States Navy, James and his family made Arlington their home.
James was elected in 2009 and re-elected in 2013 to serve on the Arlington School Board, elected as Chair in 2014. He has been proud to serve our community at every level.
Serving in various leadership roles and member of the School Board these past seven years, James is strongly familiar with the importance of a collaborative working relationship between our two elected boards. He will continue to lead efforts to implement recommendations to specifically address the challenges of our school’s rapidly growing student population to ensure that every child has a seat to learn. James will continue to be fiscally responsible while maintaining Arlington’s outstanding school system. As Chair, he approved and overseen the reduction of costs within the Arlington Public School’s annual budget while continuing to focus on student achievement and providing pay increases to our talented teachers.
James running for re-election to the school board to confront the challenges that lays ahead. He is committed to our shared values. James will continue to passionately advocate for high expectations for all of our students! He will improve our communications with our community and relationships with stakeholders. James said, “You have honored me with you trust on two previous occasions and I thank you for your support and encouragement along this journey. I ask you now for your support and your vote to continue my elected service to our wonderful community.”
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