Board of Education races pits newcomer against board veteran

Robert Goldman, a 10-year incumbent on the Marin County Board of Education, is being challenged in the Nov. 3 election by Felicia Agrelicus, a 25-year-old youth program director for Marin’s Spahr Center.

“I’m running for re-election mostly based on my record of accomplishments,” said Goldman, who was elected to his current seat representing Area 4 on the county board in December 2009 and before that served on the Kentfield school board for 16 years.

Goldman, who earned two teaching credentials and a graduate degree in law before retiring as an FBI agent, has been endorsed by Mary Jane Burke, Marin County superintendent of schools, and five of his six fellow board members.

Agrelicus, who works for Marin County’s only community agency devoted to serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, said, “I believe in educational equity first and foremost. I have really deep connections with folks who are advocating

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