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Emily Figdor, School Board Chair (2021)

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Board Committees

Operations Committee Policy Legislative Committee District Building Level Advisory Committee 

Biography

Emily has a 20-year career in public policy and organizing to make the world a better place and currently works full time as a campaign director at MoveOn. Prior to being elected to the Portland Board of Education, Emily was deeply involved in education issues as a parent, and she co-founded and directed Protect Our Neighborhood Schools and co-chaired Reiche Community School's PTO. Emily led the winning campaign to pass a $64 million bond in 2017 to renovate four Portland elementary schools. 

Emily is the mom of a 4th grader at Reiche Community School and an 8th grader at King Middle School. She attended public schools for K-12 and received a BA from Stanford University and a Master of Public Health from Columbia University. Emily lives in the West End with her daughters. You can follow Emily on Facebook and Twitter.

Emily Figdor
School Board Chair (2021)

Emily Figdor June 2019

E: figdoe@portlandschools.org
P: (207) 408-0295

Address:
31 Cushman St. #2
Portland, ME, 04102