Ravi Shah

Tucson Unified School Board, At-Large

Ravi was the first out gay person elected to the TUSD Governing Board!


Dr. Ravi Shah is running for reelection to the TUSD Governing Board. As the first openly gay member elected to the 2nd largest school district in Arizona, he is a proud TUSD parent with all three of his kids in TUSD schools. Dr. Ravi is a family physician, serving the most indigent members of the Tucson community. He grew up in Chicago and has been a Tucsonan for a decade. As a member of the school board, Dr. Ravi has fought for evidence- and fact-based approaches to address the needs of a majority-minority district where most students qualify for free-and-reduced meals. He has stood of for LGBTQ+ students to ensure safe spaces for everyone.