Candidates

Candidates for Area Board of Director

For Board of Director positions, the three NEA candidates and the one AFT candidate with the most votes are elected. There are no run-offs. Elections for Area Chairs, if needed, will be held during the Second Round.

Note Candidate photos, flyers, statements, and links are now all added. Candidate statements/flyers are not UTLA’s statements/flyers. UTLA does not edit, censor, or endorse any of them.

Contested

2022-2023 North Area

NEA UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoRebecca Solomon
  • Candidate PhotoJessica Rodarte
  • Candidate PhotoChris Wenell
  • Lisette Erazo *

AFT UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoMark Ramos
  • Candidate PhotoJasmine Z. Wang *

2022-2023 East Area

NEA UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoYolanda Tamayo
  • Marcela Chagoya
  • Candidate PhotoOlegario Maravilla
  • Candidate PhotoAdrian Tamayo *
  • Candidate PhotoAntoine Taylor

2022-2023 West Area

NEA UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoNoah Lippe-Klein
  • Candidate PhotoMarie Germaine
  • Candidate PhotoEbony L. Batiste
  • Jennifer Villaryo *

2022-2023 Central Area

NEA UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoChristina Johnson
  • Candidate PhotoDavid Feldman
  • Candidate PhotoLinda Cardwell
  • Candidate PhotoAnibal Avila-Hernandez
  • Candidate PhotoClaudia Rodriguez

2022-2023 Valley East Area

NEA UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoNicole Patin
  • Lauren Gordon-Ruderman
  • Candidate PhotoVictoria Casas
  • Candidate PhotoGary Fraigun
  • Candidate PhotoScott Mandel *

2022-2023 Valley West Area

NEA UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoKyna Collins
  • Candidate PhotoIvannia Nolasco
  • Candidate PhotoWendi Davis
  • Candidate PhotoMelodie Bitter *
  • Candidate PhotoDawn Alpi

AFT UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoWendy Lozano
  • Candidate PhotoGabriel Serrano

2022-2023 Harbor Area

NEA UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoAngela Chavez
  • Candidate PhotoMonica Caballero
  • Candidate PhotoPetrina Miller
  • Candidate PhotoPhylis Hoffman *
  • Candidate PhotoNorlon Davis
* indicates that the candidate is also running for Area Chairperson

Uncontested (candidates elected by acclamation)

2022-2023 South Area

NEA UTLA Board of Director

  • Claudia Silva
  • Candidate PhotoApril Thomas
  • Ayde Bravo *

AFT UTLA Board of Director

  • L. Cynthia Matthews

2022-2023 East Area

AFT UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoIngrid Gunnell

2022-2023 West Area

AFT UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoStacey Yakimowich

2022-2023 Central Area

AFT UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoStacie Webster *

2022-2023 Valley East Area

AFT UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoLeonard Newsome

2022-2023 Harbor Area

AFT UTLA Board of Director

  • Candidate PhotoCrystal Murray
* indicates that the candidate is also running for Area Chairperson
Meet The Candidates

Citywide Officer | Area Board of Director | Special Categories Director

Candidate photos, flyers, statements, and links are now all added, as well as video statements and Q&As for citywide and special category candidates who participated.

Election Timeline for 2022-2023