Gloucester native Elisa Nelson is seeking reelection to her York district seat on the Gloucester County School Board. She was first appointed to the board in 2017 to fill an unexpired term and successfully sought election to the seat in November of that year.
Nelson, 43, is a graduate of Gloucester High School and has been a licensed insurance agent for 24 years. She owns an insurance agency in Hayes where she works with her husband, Keith. The couple has two daughters who attended Gloucester County Public Schools and currently attend the University of Mary Washington.
Nelson has served as vice chairman of the school board since 2020 and has served on its disciplinary committee since 2018. She is also the school division’s representative to the Board of Trustees of the New Horizons Regional Education Center and was recently elected vice chairman of that board, effective Sept. 1.
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