David Oberg is a candidate for the White Hall seat on the Albemarle County School Board.  Five of the seven seats on board will be determined in the Nov. 3 election. Other candidates in this race include: Caroll “CJ” Hatcher.

Each candidate was interviewed by Charlottesville Tomorrow and asked 10 questions about their qualifications, priorities and important education issues.  Included in the box at the right are links to the full transcript and audio recording of those interviews (also available on iTunes).

Highlights of all the candidate responses are available in this downloadable 2015 Voter Guide. The biographical information below is provided by each candidate.

Bio: David Oberg is a partner in the Charlottesville law firm of Jones Oberg & Green. Born and raised in rural Alaska, David has been an active member of the Crozet community for the past eight years. He serves his community as a Sunday school teacher for Crozet United Methodist Church, as an after-school Tae Kwon Do instructor for Crozet Elementary Eagle Time, and as a volunteer with his daughter’s Girl Scout troop. David’s father was a public school teacher for 30 years, and David spent six months serving as a substitute teacher in Alaska public schools. 

Education:

    B.A., double major in Political Science and English Literature, Washington University in Saint Louis (cum laude)

    J.D., Cornell Law School

Occupation: Self-employed attorney; partner in the law firm of Jones Oberg & Green

Previous political experience:

Prior to attending law school, served as the Committee Aide for the Alaska House of Representatives Special Committee on Oil and Gas

Age on Election Day: 46

Neighborhood: Laurel Hills neighborhood in Crozet

Hometown: Kenai, Alaska

Family: Married to my law school sweetheart, D.J. Stoeberl. We have one daughter, Kendra. Kendra attended Crozet Elementary and will start at Henley Middle School this fall.

Other interests and experiences:

I am a third degree black belt and an instructor in Tae Kwon Do. My family and I are members of the Crozet YMCA, and enjoy the swimming pool year round. I enjoy traveling with my family, and have been to 48 of the 50 states. IN 2013, following reconstruction from a catastrophic knee injury, I participated in the Men’s Four Miler Training program, and seven months after surgery finished the race dead last, but finished.

Telephone: (434) 296-4138

Email: davidoberg4schoolboard@gmail.com

Website: davidoberg4schoolboard.weebly.com