4 Area Councils Debate moderated by Ken Parker.
Alex Koifman, a former refugee from the Soviet Union. Graduate of Brandeis University, computer engineer, president of the non-profit all-volunteer Russian Jewish Community Foundation. As a member of the school committee, I will work tirelessly for academic excellence in all grade levels, more innovative STEM teaching, vocational training, and online curriculum.
Tamika Olszewski (Ole-Shez-Key), a lawyer and mother of fourth grade twins at Burr, active in our schools and community in roles such as the Vice Chair of the Burr School Council and a Newton Human Rights Commissioner. With a proven commitment to supporting our schools, she is endorsed by the Newton Teachers Association.