Board Member, Term Expires in 2016
Area 5: Majority portion of Santa Clara Unified, Milpitas Unified, Orchard, Berryessa Union and corresponding portion of East Side Union High school districts
Committee assignments: County School Boards Assn. Exec. Board; Policy Development Subcommittee
Originally elected in 2000 and re-elected strongly in 2004 and 2008, Anna Song, age 39, brings more than 15 years experience in counseling, youth education, domestic violence intervention and fair housing enforcement to her role on the Santa Clara County Board of Education. Anna was the first Korean-born female to be elected in California's history. She serves on the Policy Development Subcommittee and the County School Boards Association Executive Board. Anna has worked with a wide range of youth, including those from South Central Los Angeles, Los Altos and Santa Clara County's Juvenile Hall. In addition to her school board work, Anna has been elected three times to the Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee and is in her eighth year on the Democratic State Central Committee. She was awarded the State Democratic Party's JFK, Jr. Award for Public Service and has been commended by SEIU for her advocacy. Anna is bilingual in Korean and English and also speaks some Spanish. She holds a bachelor's degree in theology and mental health from Franciscan University in Ohio and has studied at the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley. Anna lives in Santa Clara with her husband, Chris Stampolis, and their two young sons.
Date last updated: January 17, 2013