(From Press Release) – Davis resident and parent Joe DiNunzio became an official candidate in the race for the Davis School Board after filing with the Yolo County Elections office this past Wednesday.
“I believe there is no greater responsibility for the current generation than to provide for the education and well-being of the next one” DiNunzio stated. “Over the coming weeks and months, I’m eager to discuss my commitments to the Davis schools with the community.” As a Trustee, DiNunzio plans to focus on fiscal sustainability, managing the budget effectively and addressing fair teacher pay, supporting an open and transparent dialogue with the community, striving for excellence for all students and addressing the achievement gap. He is also committed to making school safety a priority, aiding students’ social and emotional development, and promoting innovation in our schools by embracing new approaches and strategic partnerships.
With thirty years as a corporate and startup executive, DiNunzio builds, manages and leads diverse organizations. He’s spent ten years on the faculty of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, training students to think critically, solve problems, and build successful teams.
“My experience as a business leader, educator, parent and active community member has prepared me well for a role on the Davis School Board,” DiNunzio says. “I look forward to the opportunity to serve.”
DiNunzio is supported by: Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor, Davis Mayor Brett Lee, Davis City Councilmember Lucas Frerichs, former Davis Board of Education Trustees Jan Bridge, Susan Lovenburg and Marty West, former CSEA President, Davis Chapter, Jim Herrington and over one hundred members of the Davis community. DiNunzio has also been endorsed by Candidate for California State Treasurer Fiona Ma and Candidate for Congress, California 4th Jessica Morse.