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These have guided her decision-making from day one, and continue to inform the policies she supports on the School Board as we move forward through this difficult and unusual time. .td-theme-wrap .td-aj-search-results .td_module_wrap:hover .entry-title a, .widget_display_replies .bbp-author-name, .archive .widget_archive .current, } We need continuity of leadership and her voice as a parent and educator, now, more than ever! this.found_posts = 0; //from wp font-size:10px; .td-footer-wrapper .td-post-category, background: -moz-linear-gradient(45deg, rgba(188,103,127,0.84) 0%, #edb493 100%); } .td_top_authors .td-active .td-authors-name a, Lindsay Mahaffey was first elected to the Wake County Board of Education in 2016 and was re-elected in 2018. color: #444444; .td-post-template-11 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .td-next-prev-wrap a:hover, return tdLocalCache.data.hasOwnProperty(resource_id) && tdLocalCache.data[resource_id] !== null; #bbpress-forums .bbp-forums-list li a:hover, Category: 2020 Election, Candidate Spotlight, Events, Volunteer! .header-search-wrap .td-drop-down-search .btn:hover, Oct. 14, 2020. midnight. .td_block_big_grid_9.td-grid-style-1 .td-post-category, var td_email_user_pass_incorrect="User or password incorrect! Teacher salaries in North Carolina are set by the State. } color: #000000; I love visiting schools. .header-search-wrap .td-drop-down-search:before { I would love to see broadband expanded, unfortunately it’s out of the purview of the Board of Education. .top-header-menu > li > a, .block-title > label, background-color: #ff7777; .td-social-icon-wrap > a:hover, background-color: rgba(30, 115, 190, 0.7); font-size:14px; #bbpress-forums .bbp-topic-started-in a:hover, return tdLocalCache.data[resource_id]; .td-author-name a:hover, .td-block-title-wrap .td-wrapper-pulldown-filter .td-pulldown-filter-display-option:hover i, } } #bbpress-forums .bbp-body .super-sticky li.bbp-topic-title .bbp-topic-permalink, #bbpress-forums .bbp-forum-title:hover, #bbpress-forums .bbp-forums-list li a:hover, Board member Lindsay Mahaffey expressed her support for bus drivers in the board's public meeting. } Working with the Board of Education is a collaborative endeavor. font-size:10px; .td_block_template_1 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, District 9 board member Bill Fletcher will face Michael Tanbusch. .dropcap, It’s so important. https://ourtownapexnc.com/candidate-interview-lindsay-mahaffey line-height: 54px; .td_block_template_17 .td-related-title .td-cur-simple-item, .td_mod_related_posts:hover h3 > a, var td_ajax_url="https:\/\/ourtownapexnc.com\/wp-admin\/admin-ajax.php?td_theme_name=Newspaper&v=10.3.9.1"; As part of my work on the board, I meet quarterly with my board advisory council which includes one parent representative and one administrator from every one of our schools, as well as three at large members. .sf-menu > li:hover > a:after, color: #000000; font-family:Montserrat; color: #1e73be; She has served on the Student Achievement Committee and is currently serving on both the Policy and Budget Committees. } #td-mobile-nav .td-register-section a:hover, Expanding broadband access is difficult, as broadband is not a utility in North Carolina. 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