Class of 2020 Endorsed Candidate: Dara Adkison
Growing up the child of teachers, Dara Adkison had strong role models for advocacy. Her first attempt to influence policy was a letter she wrote to the Governor when she was in the fourth grade. She continues to be committed to the betterment of all, especially in the areas of equal rights, safe working environments and living wages. As an experienced data engineer, digital privacy is important to Dara. Her leadership as president of Cleveland Stonewall Democrats, her compassion as a mother, and her professional expertise for process and collaboration combine to make Dara a formidable first-time candidate.