SBMA ENDORSEMENTS


Ryan McDougle

VA Senate Minority Leader

"The School Board Member Alliance of Virginia is a powerful network of conservative members working collaboratively to champion parental rights and prioritize academic achievement in our schools. By joining forces with like-minded individuals across the state, the Alliance fosters an environment where students can thrive, and parents have a voice. I look forward to working with them to achieve excellence in Virginia Education."



C. Todd Gilbert

VA House Minority Leader

"Virginia's school boards needed a new voice that represent their concerns and views, not those of the entrenched unions that dominate the existing organizations. I'm excited to see the School Board Member Alliance get off the ground, and I look forward to working with them to give every Virginia student a world-class education."



Emily M. Jordan

VA Senator 

"SBMA's mission to promote high-quality school board governance training is truly remarkable. They prioritize common sense policies, putting parental rights at the center of their work, promoting school choice, and advocating for fiscal responsibility - all critical components for delivering excellence in education for Virginia’s students and families. I’m proud to support their efforts!"




Mark Peake

VA Senator

"The Conservative School Board Member Alliance of Virginia is committed to preserving and promoting traditional values in education, fostering a safe and nurturing environment for all students. Their dedication to fiscal responsibility and academic excellence make them the ideal choice for a better future in our schools."


Mark Obenshain

VA Senator

"I am a strong supporter of the efforts and work of the School Board Member Alliance of Virginia. They have stepped forward to support and educate school board members across Virginia who are working to ensure fiscal responsibility and transparency and to better respect the rights and roles of parents in the education of their children. I congratulate the SBMA on their launch and I look forward to working with them in their effort to ensure that every student in Virginia has access to a world class education."



Wendell Walker

VA Delegate

“The School Board Member Alliance of Virginia offers a compelling vision for a more accountable, collaborative, and academically focused future in Virginia's education system. With a commitment to upholding traditional values, promoting parental rights, and prioritizing academic excellence, the Alliance has earned my full support as a Virginia state legislator. By collaborating with like-minded individuals across the Commonwealth, we can create a safe and productive environment for all students. I look forward to working with the SBMA to ensure a brighter future for Virginia.”



Kathy Byron

Former Virginia Delegate

"The School Board Member Alliance of Virginia is providing school board members, committed to respecting parental rights, with the resources they need to successfully serve their communities. By prioritizing excellence in traditional academics and educational freedom for Virginia families, SBMA ensures school board members have the necessary tools to make our schools deliver for students while being responsive to parents."



Chris Runion

Virginia Delegate

"The School Board Member Alliance of Virginia is a powerful network of conservative members working collaboratively to champion parental rights and prioritize academic achievement in our schools. By joining forces with like-minded individuals across the state, the Alliance fosters an environment where students can thrive, and parents have a voice. Support the School Board Member Alliance of Virginia for a brighter, more accountable future in education."


Tim Anderson

Former Virginia Delegate

"Board Members from across the state of different backgrounds have come together to provide the tools necessary to help create common sense policies, to advocate for educational excellence and to bring people together who previously felt they did not have a voice: teachers, parents and tax paying citizens.  I am very excited to have the SBMA leading the way to help raise up and revive public education in the Commonwealth and I look forward to the bright future ahead for SBMA."


William A. Estrada, Esq. Parental Rights Foundation, President

"I am pleased to wholeheartedly endorse SBMA. At a time when public education faces great challenges and opportunities, the high-quality resources and training offered by SBMA will help Virginia school board members support the students, parents, teachers, administrators, and school districts that they serve. I encourage Virginia school board members, candidates, and anyone else interested in supporting high-quality public education across Virginia to join SBMA."


Dr. Mari Gibbs

Mathews County School Board Member

"It is with much enthusiasm that I endorse the School Board Member Alliance! SBMA is committed to providing School Board members and School Board candidates with excellent training and materials so they may successfully lead with competence, confidence, and common sense.  SBMA walks with me in my mission to be a highly effective voice for truth in support of students and their education!" 



Dwayne Nelms,

Bedford County School Board

" The School Board Member Alliance of Virginia is an excellent choice for those who value cooperation among conservative members throughout Virginia and are dedicated to safeguarding parental rights in education. This alliance places significant emphasis on promoting academic excellence and empowering parents to make informed decisions, which lays the groundwork for a more promising future for both students and the educational system in Virginia. The SBMA is committed to upholding traditional values in the classroom and is passionate about restoring academic focus to Virginia's educational system."


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