Endorsed by:

Representative Laurie Jinkins, 27th LD, Speaker of the House
Representative Jake Fey, 27th LD
Representative Mari Leavitt, 28th LD
Council Member Robert Thoms
Council Member Anders Ibsen
Council Member Ryan Mello 
Council Member Scott Heinze
Tacoma Federation of Para-Educators
Washington's 27th Legislative District Democrats 
FUSE Washington (Progressive Voters Guide)
The Tacoma News Tribune
Pierce County Central Labor Council 
Tacoma Education Association (Teachers Union)
Dr. Bill Kriegsman, Physician Executive, Former U.S. Army Battalion Surgeon and Medical Officer
Dr. Anthony L-T Chen, Director of Health of the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
Dr. Bernal Baca, Executive Director of Centro Latino
and many more! 

Dr. Enrique Leon is the newest member of the school board, following his appointment in February 2018 to fill a board vacancy.

Dr. Leon is a physician at MultiCare Tacoma Family Medicine, and a clinical instructor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. As faculty in Tacoma, he helps train physician residents and medical students to serve rural and urban under-served patients. He previously cared for patients at the Community Health Care System, Kimi and George Tanbara M.D. Health Center in the Salishan neighborhood of Tacoma for 12 years. He is a member of the American Board of Family Physicians and he sits on the Community Advisory Board for the University of Washington Tacoma and teaches in the Global Honors program.

Dr. Leon was born in the port city of Chimbote, Peru, the son of an American mother who was a teacher and World Health Organization leader and a Peruvian father who was a job counselor and teacher. He is energized to help strengthen the partnerships between students, parents, teachers, and community organizations to advance the success of our children and community.

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