Alum Michelle Gordon Runs for School Board in North Merrick, New York
NEWSDAY (LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK) -- Gordon, 48, has lived in the district for eight years. Gordon worked for 25 years as a senior business manager and director of business affairs for advertising agencies in Manhattan. She left the industry last year for personal reasons. Gordon has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio and Television from San Francisco State University.
Gordon is an executive board member of the Loukoumi Foundation, an anti-bullying advocacy group, a PTA member at Old Mill Road School, and serves on the district technology committee. At Old Mill Road School, Gordon introduced the International Day of Happiness, which was observed in March for the third time, and this year included the Grit Initiative, a program that helps students build confidence. Gordon’s two children attend a district public school. This is her first run for the school board.