ENCINTAS – Today, San Dieguito High School Board Member Maureen “Mo” Muir announced that she will be seeking to represent California’s 76thAssembly District.
“North County deserves a representative with a lifetime of community service and a record of getting things done on behalf of our region,” said Muir. “I have had the opportunity to serve this community as a parent, volunteer, and educator, and I look forward to continuing that service in Sacramento.
“Our state faces a number of long-term challenges and deserves leadership that can provide solutions to our most pressing problems. As your Assemblymember, I will fight to strengthen our education system, keep our community safe, grow our economy, and stand up for North County interests. I look forward to working hard over the next several months to earn each and every vote.”
Muir was first elected to the Encinitas Union School District in November of 2008. During her tenure, EUSD was rated as one of the top districts in the entire state. She was also named “Educator of the Year” by the New Encinitas Business Network.
In 2014, Muir was elected to the San Dieguito Union High School District, finishing in first place and handily defeating three incumbents. During her tenure, Maureen has been a consistent fiscal watchdog and has held the line on wasteful spending.
Muir’s community philanthropic work includes service as Parent Teacher Association Vice President and an active member of the Kiwanis, advocating for literacy. She has served on the Northview Homeowners Board of Directors and Encinitas Friends of the Library Board, raising thousands of dollars to bring the library project to fruition.
Muir earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of San Diego, and a Masters of Governance from the California School Boards Association.
Mo Muir resides in Encinitas with her husband Mark, currently an Encinitas Councilmember and Chairman of the San Diego County Water Authority, as well as the former Fire Chief for the Cities of Del Mar, Solana Beach and Encinitas. Their son, Scotland, attends school in the San Dieguito Union High School District.
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