BOARD OF EDUCATION

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Jessica
Gerber

Running for Board of Education

QUICK OVERVIEW

  • BoE Member and Secretary since 2011
  • Former BoE Liaison and Committee Chair
  • Raised over $1 mil for St. Baldrick’s
  • Democrat

BIOGRAPHY

  • 23-year resident of Fairfield
  • BoE Member and Secretary since 2011
  • Current BoE liaison to Parks & Rec and MH Building committee
  • Former BoE liaison to SEPTA and OHS and FLHS building committees
  • Former Chair, BoE Ad hoc Communications Committee
  • Strategic Planning Committee, Fairfield Public Library, 2014
  • Osborn Hill School (OHS) PTA Board/BoE Rep, 2007-11
  • Fundraiser/St. Baldrick’s, 2010-present ($1 million+ raised)
  • Graduate of Wesleyan University, BA in English
  • Has been a Fairfield Public Schools parent for 16 years

ON THE WEB

CONTACT

  • jgerbs4boe@gmail.com

STATEMENT

MISSION:

  • To work with the new FPS Superintendent
  • To continue to approve and advocate for a sound, fiscally responsible school budget
  • To work on the development of a new District Improvement Plan
  • To continue to advocate for improved and expanded communication
  • To advocate for equitable facilities for all students in Fairfield

STATEMENT:

I first became involved with BoE issues when my oldest child entered the Fairfield Public School system in 2003. From 2003-2011, I served on my children’s school’s PTA and attended a multitude of town meetings related to education. In 2011, I was elected to my first term on the Fairfield BoE, where I quickly realized that, although my past experience helped prepare me for serving as a Board member, there was much more to learn. Read more on DTC’s site HERE