Steve Koleszar – Albemarle School Board (Scottsville)

Steve Koleszar is a candidate for the Scottsville District seat on the Albemarle County School Board.  Five of the seven seats on board will be determined in the Nov. 3 election. Koleszar is an incumbent running unopposed.

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: Steve married his wife Marilyn right after college.  Before coming to Albemarle in 1982, they lived for 5 years in Camden, New Jersey and 9 years in Boston, Mass. Steve has worked in a variety of jobs including: cab driver, teacher assistant, shipper/expediter, treasurer and staff accountant.


Occupation: Retired accountant

Previous political experience: 20 years on the Albemarle County School Board

Age on Election Day: 69

Neighborhood:  Sherwood Manor

Hometown:  My father was in the Navy so I grew up in many places.  My parents’ home area was Northern New Jersey.

Family:  Married 46 year to wife Marilyn.  2 sons, Luke and John graduated from Albemarle High School, attended Virginia Tech and are engineers.

Other interests and experiences:  I enjoy History, Math and strategic board games.  I am active member of Charlottesville Mennonite Church.

Telephone: (434) 293-7262

Email: skolesza@