Jonno Alcaro is a candidate for the At-Large 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: Dolly Joseph & Catherine Lochner.
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: Jonno was raised in New Jersey, educated in Pennsylvania and lived throughout the West for 34 years before moving to the Charlottesville area in 2010. He has a 39-year track record as a designer, builder and developer of departments, divisions and independent businesses within the securities and Internet industries, along with a demonstrated ability to consistently take complex projects from concept to fruition.
His set of skills that will add value to the Albemarle County School Board and make him a trusted representative of all Albemarle Country residents include listening to concerned parties, deliberating, decision-making, budgeting and planning.
Education: B.A., (Government), Lehigh University, 1974; M.B.A, Lehigh University, 1976
Occupation: Financial services product development. Co-owner of Meritage Financial Solutions, LLC
Previous political experience: none
Age on Election Day: 63
Neighborhood: East of Crozet on Rockfish Gap Turnpike
Hometown: Morristown, NJ
Family: Wife – Nanette (the best person I have ever known.)
Daughter – Marion (a rising sophomore at Western Albemarle High School)
Other interests and experiences:
Reading, Cooking, Entertaining, Travel, Meals on Wheels, Chapter Advisor to a Fraternity at James Madison University, Golf
Telephone: (434) 906.9300