Norfolk’s Public Schools Board Candidates

Norfolks Public Schools Board Candidates By Wards and Prescient: 

The Norfolk Public school board consists of seven members elected to three-year terms. Five seats are up for general election on May 1, 2018.

What do school boards do?  The school board’s primary responsibilities are to:

  1. Set the vision and goals for the district
  2. Adopt policies that give the district direction to set priorities and achieve its goals.
  3. Hire and evaluate the superintendent.
  4. Manage the collective bargaining process for employees of the district.

Grandmothers, mothers and women, (gmw).  To repeat a statement made by the Bolder Valley School Board in Colorado, ” The most accurate analyst of a student’s achievement in school is not income or social status, but the extent to which that student’s family is able to:

(1) create a home environment that encourages learning.

(2) communicate high, yet reasonable, expectations for their children’s achievement and future careers.

(3) become involved in their children’s education at school and in the community.”

Ward 1- includes the following precincts: Ocean View School, Second Presbyterian, Northside, Titustown, and Granby.

Adele Martin
Nicole Carry

Nicole Carry and Adale Martin are running in the general election for ward 1 of the Norfolk School District.


Ward 2includes the following precincts: Wesley, Suburban Park, Willard, Stuart, Larchmont Library, Larchmont School, Lamberts Point, Park Place, Taylor Elementary, Maury, Ghent Square, and Chrysler Museum.

WARD 2- Tanya Bhasin 

Incumbent Tanya BhasinNathaniel Kinnison,and Brittany Shearer are running in the general election for Ward 2 of the Norfolk Public School .

WARD 2 – Nathaniel Kinnison
Brittany A. Shearer Ward 2

Ward 3 includes the following precincts: Rosemont, Lafayette Winona, Norview, Tanners Creek, Sherwood, Ballentine, Lindenwood, Union Chapel, Coleman Place School, Broad Creek, Sherwood.

Carlos Clanton Candidate
Ward 3

Ronel BrewerCarlos Clanton, and Jackie Glass are running in the general election for ward 3 of the Norfolk Public School Bd.

 Ronel Brewer Candidate Ward Three
Jackie Glass Candidate    Ward  3

Ward 4 includes the following precincts: Young Park, Ruffner Academy, Brambleton, Berkeley, Campostella, Chesterfield, Ingleside, Poplar Halls, Easton, Fairlawn, Lake Taylor, and Barron Black.

Bonita Anthony  Candidate Ward 4


Bonita AnthonyLeon RousonChristine Smith, and Alfreda Thomas are running in the general election for Ward 4 of the Norfolk Public School District.

Alfreda Thomas Candidate Ward 4
Christine Smith  Candidate Ward 4


Leon Rouson candidate Ward 4

Ward 5 includes the following precincts: Pretlow Library, Ocean View Call Center, Bay view, Third Presbyterian, Crossroads, Tarrallton, Barrymore, East Ocean View, Little Creek, and Azalea Gardens.

Arthur Broadbent
Ward 5
Lauren D. Campsen Ward 5

Arthur Broadbent III and Lauren Campsen are running in the general election for Ward 5 of the Norfolk Public School District.