Roswell resident and Fulton County School Board President Linda Schultz declared Wednesday, May 23, that she is seeking re-election.
“I am honored to serve the citizens of District 1. Our schools are stronger and our system has earned the envy of others. However, there is still much to be done. I am committed to continuing to work passionately to raise the bar for all students,” said Schultz, who was first elected to the school board in 2004.
During her tenure on the board, Schultz focused on fiscal accountability, transparency and student achievement. She has long been active in the community as an advocate, business woman and experienced leader with proven skills. She has over 18 years experience in education policy and advocacy for children. Schultz is the web consultant for the Georgia School Council Institute, a non-profit dedicated to education reform and community involvement in our schools.
Her many leadership contributions to the North Fulton community include:
- Georgia State PTA, Board of Directors
- PTA Past President, six years
- Leadership North Fulton, Past Chair and Alumni
- STAR House, an after-school program, Past Chair and Board of Directors
- Georgia Young Driver and DUI Study Committee
- Fulton County Employee’s Pension Board
- Roswell Rotary, Committee Chair
Married for over 30 years, Schultz and her husband, Dutch, have lived in Roswell for 24 years and have two grown sons, Matthew and Michael.
“I am the proud mother of two sons who received a quality education with Fulton County Schools. I want all Fulton County children to be as well-prepared for college and careers as my children were," Schultz said. I look forward to continue working with parents and voters across North Fulton to provide opportunities and choices for our students."