Although David is running as an independent, he is proud to have received endorsements from leaders in both major parties. Supervisor Anne Mallek, School Board Chair Ned Galloway, and Republican leader Patrick Wood are some of the Albemarle County leaders who have endorsed David for School Board. In addition, both the Albemarle County Democrats and the Albemarle Education Association PAC have endorsed his candidacy. Please vote to elect David on November 3rd. Local elections matter!
On Tuesday October 6th, David attended the first of several local school board forums. Tuesday's forum was a meet and greet with the Crozet Elementary PTO. David spoke with parents and teachers about his commitment to funding our schools, eliminating the role of high stakes testing in student and teacher evaluations, and supporting creativity and professional freedom in the classroom. He also answered parent concerns regarding the overcrowding in our schools, funding for pre-k programs, and the opportunities and challenges of distance learning. David will be attending additional forums as follows: Wednesday October 7, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at Henley Middle School (the Charlottesville Tomorrow/Daily Progress White Hall Forum); Tuesday October 12, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at Brownsville Elementary (Brownsville PTO); Tuesday October 12, 2015, 7:30 p.m. at Crozet Arts (Crozet Community Association); Wednesday October 13, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at Western Albemarle (League of Women Voters/Parent Council); and Thursday October 14, 7 p.m. at Broadus Wood Elementary (Earlysville Area Residents' League). David looks forward to meeting his neighbors and learning their concerns for our schools.
Our yard signs have arrived! Please contact our campaign if you would be willing to "host" a yard sign. We are happy to deliver them to your home and will retrieve them promptly following the election. Thanks to our daughter Kendra for taking this great photograph! Please remember to vote for David Oberg for School Board on November 3rd!
On September 7, 2015, the Albemarle Education Association Political Action Committee endorsed David Oberg's candidacy for the Albemarle County School Board. This link will take you to the announcement:
David is very honored to receive the endorsement from Albemarle County's professional educators. "We have great professionals working in our system, and I will do my very best to deserve their trust, by working tirelessly for our schools, our families, and our educators."
Charlottesville Tomorrow and Daily Progress will co-host a candidate forum for the candidates running for the White Hall District position on the Albemarle County School Board. The forum will take place at Henley Middle School on October 7, 2015 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Please attend this great community event to meet the candidates and to learn more about their positions.
On August 27, 2015, the Albemarle County Democratic Committee announced its endorsement of David Oberg for the White Hall District position on the Albemarle County School Board. Committee Chair Richard Brewer stated "We are thrilled to support David and his vision to prepare our children for the future. He is a great addition to our qualified slate of candidates, and we look forward to working with him to help make Albemarle County an even better place to raise your family." Mr. Oberg thanked the Committee for their endorsement and promised to work tirelessly if elected to help improve and strengthen our community schools.
On July 1, 2015, David Oberg was named a partner in the Charlottesville Law Firm of Jones Oberg & Green, LLP. Jones Oberg & Green is a full service law firm, and David's practice focuses primarily on civil litigation, business law, and education law.
On Tuesday May 19th, approximately 30 supporters joined David Oberg at the Crozet Park Pavilion to hear his formal announcement for Albemarle County School Board. David is a resident of Crozet, and the proud parent of a Crozet Elementary Fifth Grader. During his announcement, David promised that if elected, he would work tirelessly to represent the needs of Albemarle County's Students, Families and Teachers.