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Monterey Peninsula Unified School DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area 1

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Audra M. Walton

Tax Professional/Parent
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Ensure equity and parity across schools within the district.
  • Close the digital divide.
  • Facilitate distance learning during the Covid19 pandemic.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Tax Professional
Tax Preparer III, Jackson Hewitt Tax Services (2016–current)
Water Conservation Commissioner, Marina Coast Water District — Appointed position (2019–current)
Member: County Council, Green Party Monterey County — Appointed position (2017–current)
Member: Coordinating Committee, Green Party of California — Elected position (2018–current)
Chiropractic Assistant/Office Manager, Martin Chiropractic Center (2005–2008)
Aerospace Medical Technician/ Nursing Services, CA Air National Guard (2001–2006)
Aerospace Medical Technician, US Air Force Reserve (1998–2001)

Education

University of Santa Cruz Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Politics (2016)
Monterey Peninsula College Associate of Arts, Social Sciences (2015)
Yoga Center of Carmel Certified Yoga Teacher, 200hr, Advanced Yoga Teacher Training (2012)

Community Activities

Volunteer, Citizens for Just Water (2017–current)
Member - (Green Party Representative), Peace Coalition of Monterey County (2018–current)
Member: IT Committee, Green Party of California (2019–current)
Member: Grass Roots Organizing Working Group, Green Party of California (2017–2019)

Biography

I am a multi-generational resident of the Monterey Peninsula and as a young parent I was active in the school district while simultaneously managing a career with the Air Force and putting myself through college. Earning an AA in Social Sciences and a BA in Politics I moved on to become a Tax Professional and have been a community organizer throughout the greater Monterey Bay Area. My focus is ensuring equity and parity across schools within the district, closing the digital divide, and facilitating distance learning during the Covid19 pandemic, while engaging and listening to the parents and stakeholders in our community.

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