Join Bob Poppenga and Friends At a Meet and Greet this Saturday

Come out and meet Davis School Board Candidate Bob Poppenga this Saturday at a get-together hosted by former DJUSB member B. J. Kline and Maureen Laughlin. Bring your friends and neighbors for a friendly gathering to discuss schools, kids, and our community. The event will be from 2-4:00 pm at 345 Becerra Way.  Light refreshmentsRead More »

Letters to the Editor Are Rolling In

I would like to thank those of you who have already sent a letter to the Davis Enterprise. One important component of a successful campaign is support via letters to the editor of the Davis Enterprise. Personal testimonies regarding why a candidate would make a great school board member can sway many undecided voters andRead More »

What is the Biggest Lesson We Should Take Away from the Peterson Scandal?

The People’s Vanguard of Davis recently asked me the following: “What is the biggest lesson we should take away from the Peterson scandal from last winter and what steps would you take as a school board member to prevent its recurrence in the future?”  You can read my response, and share your thoughts, below: Answer:Read More »

Addressing School Climate Issues

The Davis Vanguard recently gave me the opportunity to answer questions facing our community’s schools. I wanted to use this post to share my response to the important question of school climate issues. The Davis Vanguard question: “On December 1, 2012, residents from Davis and across the region attended a Davis Human Relations Commission hostedRead More »

Special Night for the Davis High School Madrigal Singers

Tonight, I attended the Annual Wine Pour fundraiser for the Davis High School Madrigal Singers. This annual fundraiser will help the Madrigals offer their music throughout the region and world. It was a great event with an amazing performance by the choir.

Join Us for a Meet and Greet November 1st

Former DJUSD School Board Member B.J. Kline and Maureen Laughlin are hosting a special meet and greet for Davis school board candidate Bob Poppenga. Bring your friends and neighbors to learn more about Bob from 2 to 4 PM on Saturday, November 1st at 345 Becerra Way.  Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP toRead More »

Support from Former Davis Mayors Maynard Skinner, Ken Wagstaff and Joe Krovoza

I’m pleased to recognize the support that my campaign has received from three former Davis Mayors: Maynard Skinner, Ken Wagstaff, and Joe Krovoza. They have a tremendous record of public service to our community. It is critical that the DJUSD find ways to work with the City Council to leverage resources and to work togetherRead More »

New Endorsements from Helen Thomson and Gina Daleiden

I’m extremely honored to have just received the endorsements of both Helen Thomson, former DJUSD Trustee, County Supervisor, and Assemblywoman, and Gina Daleiden, current DJUSD Trustee. Both have long and distinguished public service records and deep commitments to our schools. Their support of my campaign reinforces the validity of my message as the school boardRead More »

New Endorsements from Brett Lee and Jim Provenza

I am honored to announce the endorsement of two dedicated public servants:  Yolo County Supervisor (and former Davis School Board Trustee) Jim Provenza and Davis City Council Member Brett Lee.  Jim and Brett share my commitment to help our schools realize their full potential through community-wide collaboration and innovation.  I am happy to have themRead More »

How DJUSD Can Create Community Partnerships

This article was posted on the Davis Vanguard. As a veterinarian, I have watched my profession move toward a health concept called “One Health”. The idea behind “One Health” is that it is impossible to separate human health, animal health, and environmental health and that it is only through holistic, interdisciplinary collaboration and communication amongRead More »