Here are the qualified candidates for the Pasadena Unified School District Board.
By News Desk
This list is in order of the candidates filing dates as per the list from the City Clerk’s website. If the candidate did not qualify, their name is not listed here. In the event candidates filed on the same date they are listed alphabetically.
– Rita Miller – Educator and Attorney. Withdrew from the race!
Miller is a public school teacher and a doctorate student. She works in the Los Angeles Unified School District as a Targeted Student Population Program Adviser. Her two grown daughters graduated from La Cañada High school.
- Website: miller4pusd.net
– Kimberly Kenne – Incumbent
Kenne has been a board trustee since 2011 and currently serves as Clerk for the board. She is a founding member of PEN. She has two grown children who attended PUSD schools through middle school.
- Website: kenneforpusd.com
– Billy Malone – Altadena Town Councilmember
Malone has been an Altadena Town Councilmember since 2013 and currently serves on the Council’s Land Use Committee. He is on the Board of Directors for the Altadena Chamber of Commerce. He has one teenage daughter in the PUSD.
- Website: maloneforPUSD.com
– Michelle Richardson Bailey – Incumbent.
Richardson Bailey is the Vice Chair of the school board for this year. She is a board member of the California Association of Black School Educators. She and her three children are products of PUSD schools.
- Website: MichelleforPUSD.com
– Patrick Amsbry – Business owner
Amsbry is a director of the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center and is a co-founder of the non-profit Friends of Madison for Madison Elementary. He was chair of the Polytechnic Panther club from 2014-2017 where his kids went.
- Website: pat4pusd.com
*Elizabeth Pomeroy has decided not to run again.
– Xilian Stammer – Educator and Administrator
Stammer worked as an administrator in the PUSD as Director of Special Projects for State and Federal Programs. She also recruited Chinese teachers from China for the PUSD Mandarin Dual Immersion Language Program. She is a board member of the Friends of the Pasadena Library Board.
- Website: xilianforpasadena.com
– Patrice Marshall McKenzie – Educator and Community Activist
Marshall McKenzie graduated from PUSD schools and is employed as the Deputy Chief of Staff for a Los Angeles Unified School District school board trustee. She was a co-chair of the successful Pasadena Measure O School Bond campaign.
- Website: patrice4pasadena.com
*Scott Phelps has decided not to run again.
– Yarma Velazquez – Educator
Velazquez is a professor in the Chicano/a Studies Department at Cal State University Northridge. She is a scout leader and a room parent in her children’s school in the PUSD.
- Website: yarmavelazquez.com
– Juan Pablo Alban – Clean Energy Attorney
Alban works in his own law firm and is the Vice Chair of the School Site Council at Blair High School where his son is a student. His daughter attends Westridge.
- Website: jp4pusd.com
Election Day is November 8, 2022
[This article has been updated to include a website. August 29 @ 9:55 pm]
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