I am proud to announce that these organizations, local leaders, community members, and friends have put their name behind our campaign for GRPS School Board. Only together, can we begin the crucial work of transforming our schools for the better. Thank you all for your support!



Organizational Endorsements


  • Michigan Education Association
  • Grand Rapids Education Association
  • Kent County Democratic Party
  • West Michigan Progress PAC
  • West Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council


Individual Endorsements


  • Alita Kelly | Co-Owner, Southeast Market
  • Ana Aleman-Putman | GRPS School Board Candidate
  • Dr. Jill Griffin | Michigan Department of Education
  • Dr. Jose Flores | Grand Rapids Public School Board Trustee
  • Dr. Kelsie Reed | Nationally Certified School Psychologist 
  • Dr. Rema Vassar | Professor - Eastern Michigan University
  • Deborah Pryor-Bayard | GRAAMA
  • Kurt Reppart | 1st Ward City Commissioner
  • Nicole Durso | GRPS Teacher of the Year 2021-2022
  • Robert Womack | Kent County Commissioner 
  • Salvador Lopez | Grand Rapids Community College Trustee
  • Sara Melton | GRPS School Board Candidate