The Kenwood Press
News: 08/15/2018

Former Dunbar principal Blake running for school board

Former Dunbar principal Melanie Blake has filed to run for the Sonoma Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees, representing the Flowery Elementary School area.

Blake is a former teacher and principal at Dunbar Elementary School in Glen Ellen, from 2009 to 2017. An educator with 34 years of experience in classroom and management experience, Blake said she will make school safety, high standards and fiscal responsibility the cornerstones of her campaign.

Blake is endorsed by outgoing Flowery District trustee Dan Gustafson. Gustafson has served 12 years on the board.