FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Gary Jones, Youth For Tomorrow CEO, Endorses Elizabeth Schultz for School Board
An opportunity to deliver a new era of leadership,
says former Fairfax County School Board Chairman
Fairfax, VA, Thursday, October 6, 2011
- Gary L. Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Youth ForTomorrow and former Chairman of the Fairfax County School Board, has issued his endorsementof Elizabeth Schultz, Fairfax County School Board candidate for the Springfield District.
"As a former Fairfax County School Board Chairman and former member of the State Board of Education, I am in full support of the vibrant, refreshing and thoughtful candidacy of ElizabethSchultz for the Springfield District,
said Gary Jones.
We are on the cusp of an opportunity todeliver a new era of leadership to the students of our schools and the citizens of Fairfax County. Elizabeth Schultz will provide the leadership we need in these challenging times."
Founded by former Head Coach of the Washington Redskins Joe Gibbs, Youth For Tomorrow is
a residential environment in Northern Virginia committed to and aggressively focused on theirgoal to educate and help at-risk adolescents become responsible members of society. Theendorsement from Jones as the CEO is a tribute to
Schultz’s concern f
or children in FairfaxCounty, including those who are growing up in unfortunate circumstances.
"After appearing with my opponent at forums over the past few weeks, it has become apparent he is interested in maintaining the status quo,
I will work collaboratively with the parents, teachers, business community and legislators toward something better for our children- it's time we put our children first in the deliberations of the School Board."
As a former School Board Chairman and U.S. Education Department official, Gary Jones wasinstrumental in the selection committee for the previous Fairfax County Public Schools
Superintendent Daniel A. Domenech. The selection process was widely noted for its degree of public engagement.