Class of 2019 Endorsed Candidate: Valerie McKitrick
As one of six children herself, a mother, and grandmother, supporting children is something that Valerie McKitrick has been doing her whole life. Valerie has participated in the local Women’s March and writes to many different politicians on behalf of women and women’s issues. She is passionate about increasing minority representation and helping to even the playing field for kids coming from poverty. As a retired teacher, Valerie asserts that she has the time and understanding to fill this position to its maximum potential.
In 2020 Valerie will begin her work as an Akron Board of Education Member.