2023 School Board Elections

  • On May 16, voters will elect three members to the Arlington Board of Education. The terms of  Dr. Linda Gaines and Dave Goddard will expire on June 30, 2023. The term of Charles McLeod (appointed on 10/11/22 for the seat vacated by Peter Bodnar) will expire on May 15. 

    There are six candidates running for three seats.  Those elected to the Board will serve a three-year term. The candidate with the highest number of votes (who is not an incumbent) will begin their term on May 16, 2023. The other two candidates elected to the BOE on 5/16 will begin their terms on July 1, 2023. 

    Below are candidate statements explaining why they wish to serve on the Board of Education. For further details on each candidate’s educational background, career history, and community involvement, please see below. The candidates are listed in the order that they will appear on the ballot. 

    The Arlington PTSA Council held a Meet the Candidates Night at Arlington High School on Monday, May 8 at 6:30PM. Click here for an audiorecording of the event

2023 Board of Education Candidates

  • Jeff Haight

  • Phee Simpson, Ed.D.

  • David A. Scott, Ed.D.

  • Linda Gaines, Ed.D.

  • Jennifer Boye

  • Eileen Snook