Marvin Tucker

Office Sought: D.C. Board of Education

Occupation: Vice president, OCASE Foundation; director, One City All-Star Extravaganza; salesman at Eastover Aut

Email Address: mgtucker@hotmail.com

Website: http://www.votemarvintucker.com

On the issues

What is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?

Test cheating, parental involvement, special education, transportation, child obesity, graduation rates and truancy.

Why should voters elect you?

A young, energetic, hands-on, grass-roots education community activist whose children are being educated in the D.C. school system, and is the strongest voice for parents.

Education

Graduate, Eastern Sr. High School.

Offices and Positions Held

Director, OCASE school supply giveaway, 2009-present; director, All City Bowl, 2006-08; exec. dir., One City All-Star Extravaganza, 2009-present; chair, Noyes Elementary Modernization Team, 2003-06; member, Noyes PTA, 2003-07; member, McKinley High Reopening Comm, 2003-06; assist. football coach, Anacostia High, 1988-2009; head football coach, Woodridge Youth Athletes Assoc., 1980-88; Anacostia High modernization project.

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PROJECT: Wilson Andrews, Jason Bartz, Ryan Kellett, Katie Parker, Leslie Passante and Serdar Tumgoren - The Washington Post. Published Oct. 8, 2012.

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