Kevin will be the first openly LGBTQ member of a school board in the county
Kevin Jarrett-Lee is an RN hospital administrator and a father of four young children in El Dorado Hills, CA. Kevin has a long history of LGBTQ activism and community service in both Pennsylvania and California. Kevin was the first opening LGBTQ elected official in, at the time, a very Republican Delaware County outside Philadelphia. He shepherded LGBTQ inclusive protections including domestic partner benefits for city employees and protections based on gender identity back in 2005. He was honored as Grand Marshall of Philadelphia Pride in 2005. He is a David Bohnett Fellow and graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Senior Executives in State and Local Government program.
Kevin was recruited to run for the Buckeye Union School District which currently has no Democratic representation. El Dorado County which is in the rolling foothills of the Sierras, just outside of Sacramento has seen an influx of more progressive Bay Area and Southern California residents. Until now, no school board in this county has every had an out LGBTQ member. Already a trailblazer, Kevin is doing it again in this congressional district won in 2016 by Hillary Clinton. Please read more about Kevin at kevinjarrettlee.com.