|Board Member, Rockingham County Public Schools, District 3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|First elected||November 5, 2013|
|Next general||November 7, 2017|
|Bachelor's||University of Delaware|
Reed has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Delaware. She has experience in education, professional development, administration and human resources. She and her husband, Tom, have two children.
|Rockingham County Public Schools, District 3, 4-year term, 2013|
|Source: Rockingham County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013|
Reed was not endorsed in this campaign.
Reed reported $1,641 in contributions and $1,036.56 in expenditures to the Virginia Commonwealth, which left her campaign with $604.52 on hand.
Reed's campaign priorities were fiscal responsibility, academic excellence and student success, community involvement, transparency and strategic planning.
What was at stake?
Two seats on the Rockingham County Public School Board were up for election on November 5, 2013. Those seats are for Districts 1 and 3, which were occupied by Anthony Slater and John J. Myers, Jr., respectively. Neither incumbent filed for re-election, so both seats were filled by new members.
About the districtRockingham County, Virginia. The county seat of Rockingham County is Harrisonburg. Rockingham County is home to 77,741 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau. In the 2011-2012 school year, Rockingham County Public Schools was the 24th-largest school district in Virginia and served 11,802 students.
Rockingham County underperformed compared to the rest of Virginia in terms of higher education achievement in 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 23.4 percent of Rockingham County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 35.2 percent for Virginia as a whole. The median household income in Rockingham County was $52,195 compared to $63,907 for the state of Virginia. The poverty rate in Rockingham County was 10.4 percent compared to 11.3 percent for the entire state.
Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.
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- Renee Reed for School Board, About Renee, accessed October 15, 2013
- Campaign Finance Report for Candidates, 2013 Reporting Year, accessed December 19, 2013
- Renee Reed for School Board, Priorities, accessed October 15, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Rockingham County, Virginia," accessed January 27, 2015
- National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed April 22, 2014
- Virginia Department of Elections, "Election Results," accessed September 17, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
- Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.