Lavender Whitaker is running for re-election on the Castro Valley school board this year.
Outside of the board, Whitaker has a background in business and environmental aspects. She uses her outside perspective of these topics to help the district to look at issues that they face in different ways
“The social and emotional effects of Covid-19 are going to really impact our community, and I want to be there to help set policies that enable support across our system,” said Whitaker.
She wants to take into account the health and safety of everyone in the district, by continuing to base everything on science. She plans to use her crisis management skills to help during the pandemic, by continuing to implement things such as the Q&A on the district page.