Columbia Board of Education member will seek re-election



A Columbia Board of Education member plans to run for re-election.

According to a press launch from the marketing campaign for Blake Willoughby, he will seek a second time period on the board of schooling.

“I’m dedicated to the worth of neighborhood and this will be a marketing campaign centered on how we will come collectively united as a neighborhood to proceed the development of our instructional system for all college students,” stated Willoughby.

Willoughby was first elected to the board of schooling in April of 2019.

According to the press launch, Willoughby is the chair of the board’s long-range amenities planning committee. He’s additionally a member of the varsity board’s coverage committee.

Willoughby has lived in Columbia for the final 5 years. He teaches undergraduate college students to be academics, in keeping with the press launch from his marketing campaign.

Willoughby additionally serves on Columbia’s Housing & Community Development Commission.

The faculty board race in Columbia is an element of the April 2022 municipal election.