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School Board candidate Amy Kramer receives many community endorsements

Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education candidate Amy Kramer has received many community endorsements, according to a news release received this week.

“Amy is a person who listens carefully, is respectful, and who works well with groups to formulate and execute decisions addressing community issues. She will bring intellect and energy to the job of Trustee and would be an excellent addition to the LBUSD Board. I endorse her candidacy without reservation,” explains former Mayor Pro Tem and City Council Member Rob Zur Schmiede. Amy worked with Zur Schmiede on the successful campaign for measure NO on KK to stop two marijuana dispensaries from being installed in our city. 

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Amy Kramer with her family

Amy is a 25-year resident of Laguna Beach with three children who have attended Top of the World, Thurston Middle School, and Laguna Beach High School: two have gone on to UCLA and one is still in middle school. She has a Masters in Speech Communication, has taught and lived in Japan, headed marketing and PR teams in the tech industry, currently supports her family-owned business, and works as a para-educator for Special Education students. She has served on PTA and in several executive positions for SchoolPower, including as President where she helped raise over $900,000 in that year. 

Former SchoolPower President Lynn Gregory worked with Amy and explains, “I have witnessed Amy’s diplomacy in difficult situations. She is a careful listener and her responses are thoughtful and well reasoned. She does her homework – researches the issues and works to identify creative solutions to complex problems. Amy’s leadership, dedication, and positive demeanor will be an asset to our Board of Education.”

Amy is also endorsed by former SchoolPower President and former Endowment President Tom Addis, School Board Trustee Dee Perry, former Mayor of Laguna Beach Kelly Boyd, former SchoolPower Trustee Susan Hunt, Member of Laguna Beach Community Coalition Beth Garlock, Real Estate Broker for Surterre Properties and State Director for the California Association of REALTORS® Michael Gosselin, former PTA President Thurston Middle School Celine Macmillan, Council Member Peter Blake, and former Mayor and Council Member Steve Dicterow. 

To learn more about School Board candidate Amy Kramer, visit her website www.amykramerforschoolboard2020.org and view her newly released Q&A video under “NEWS.”