Fairfax Democrats to Endorse candidates for School Board, Soil & Water Conservation District Director

The members of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee will meet this year to endorse candidates for the following positions:
School Board At-Large (3 candidates)
District School Board Member (9 candidates)
Soil & Water Conservation District Director (3 candidates)

The vote to endorse candidates is restricted to members of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee who applied by the March 22nd deadline and were approved as members by the April 9th meeting.

Candidates

The candidates below have filed their Applications by the April 1st deadline and have submitted either their resume or their response to our Questionnaire, as required, and will be on the ballot for the Endorsement Meeting.

Candidates seeking the endorsement for School Board At-Large:
Abrar Omeish
Karen Keys-Gamarra
Ilryong Moon
Rachna Sizemore Heizer

Candidates seeking the endorsement for Northern Virginia Soil & Water Conservation District Director:

□  Gerald Peters
□  Monica Billger
□  Chris Koerner
□  Richard Clayton

District School Board Candidates have undergone the recommendation for endorsement.  Candidates are listed below.

Key dates

  • March 22nd at 5:00pm was the deadline to apply if you want to participate in the endorsement.  Contact your district Chair or FCDC Headquarters at (703) 573-6811 if you have questions about your membership status.
  • April and May: Supervisor District Democratic Committees to hold endorsement meetings for local School Board Member.  Check the Calendar for your district or see the chart below.
  • May 11th: Candidate forum followed by early voting for the At-Large endorsements. Forum 11:00am – 1:00pm; voting 12:00 – 4:00pm. Luther Jackson Middle School,
  • May 14th and 16th: Early voting 11:00am – 8:00pm for At-Large candidate endorsements. FCDC Headquarters, 8500 Executive Park Ave Suite 402, Fairfax, VA 22031
  • May 19th: Early voting 12:00pm – 4:00pm for At-Large candidate endorsements. FCDC Headquarters, 8500 Executive Park Ave Suite 402, Fairfax, VA 22031
  • May 21st at 7:30pm: FCDC Endorsement Meeting for School Board At-Large and Soil & Water Conservation District Director, to be held at Lake Braddock Secondary School.  Open only to those who applied before the March 22 deadline and were elected onto the committee by April 9th, 2019.  At this meeting, the committee will also ratify the endorsement votes of the district Democratic Committees.
  • District Endorsement Meetings:  Supervisor District Democratic Committees will be voting to recommend for endorsement one candidate each for their districts.
District Candidate recommended for endorsement
Braddock Megan McLaughlin
Hunter Mill Melanie Meren
Dranesville Elaine Tholen
Lee Tamara Derenak Kaufax
Mason Ricardy Anderson
Mt. Vernon Karen Corbett Sanders
Providence Karl Frisch
Springfield Laura Jane Cohen
Sully Stella Pekarsky

Important links:

If you have any questions about the process, please contact the Fairfax Democrats:

info@fairfaxdemocrats.org
(703) 573-6811