To answer that question above, there are 2 nonpartisan seats up for election on November 6, 2018 and both incumbent Governing Board members are running for re-election – Adelita Grijalva and Michael Hicks. Grijalva is the daughter of CD 3 Congressman Raul Grijalva and has served on this board since 2003. Hicks is a 2 term board member and is currently the President of the 5 member TUSD Governing Board.
Adelita Grijalva’s campaign website: https://www.adelitafortusd.com/
Michael Hicks’ campaign website: https://michaelhicks4tusd1.org/
incumbent Adelita Grijalva
incumbent Michael Hicks
Political newcomer challengers in 2018 are Leila Counts, Adam Ragan, and Doug Robson.
Posted in Carolyn Classen, Community, Education, Tucson
Tagged Adam Ragan, Adelita Grijalva, Doug Robson, General Election 2018, Governing Board, Kristel Foster, Leila Counts, Mark Stegeman, Michael Hicks, Rachael Sedgwick, Tucson Unified School District, TUSD
“One notable Tucsonan in the Educational Enrichment Foundation’s 6th Annual Celebrity Spelling Bee lineup will emerge victorious, and teachers across Tucson Unified School District will win big. Emcee for the evening, John Pedicone will keep rivalries in check as proceeds from the event benefit classroom grants from EEF to teachers for classroom supplies, school projects, and desperately needed equipment.
Spellers and their affiliations include:
AMBER ADIL, Angel Charity for Children
STEPHANIE BALZER, The Drawing Studio
RANDI DORMAN, R+R Develop
STEVE FARLEY, Arizona State Senate
DAVE FITZSIMMONS, Arizona Daily Star
SUE GILES, Tucson Lifestyle Magazine
MARYANN GREEN, University High School
GREG HANSEN, Arizona Daily Star
TODD HOLTHAUS, Pima Community College Woman’s Basketball
ANGIE JOHNSON-SMITH, Smith & Dale Philanthropic Counsel
CURTIS MCCRARY, The Rialto Theatre
KADE MISLINSKI, Batch and Saguaro Corners
JIM NINTZEL, Tucson Weekly
JASON OTT, Citi
ADAM REX, Children’s Book Author/Illustrator
JIM ROSBOROUGH, Pima Community College Woman’s Basektball
MARK RUBIN, Law Office of Mark Rubin/Pima Medical Institute
DAVID SLUTES, Hotel Congress
DUSTIN WILLIAMS, Pima County School Superintendent’s Office
BETTY VILLEGAS, Community Volunteer
MELISSA VITO, Senior Vice President for Student Affairs, University of Arizona
Sponsors include Tucson Electric Power, Learning A-Z, The Rialto Theatre/Tucson, Arizona, Bookmans Entertainment Exchange, Smith & Dale, and Long Realty Cares.