Rita has been a member of the Elizabethton City School Board since 2008 and has served as chair since 2012. Her journey began with volunteering at her children’s schools’ parent organizations. Rita has had the privilege of working with the Elizabethton School Board and the City Council to concentrate time and resources on creating a safer and healthier learning environment for students and teachers. The school board has worked diligently to support administrators and teachers to increase graduation rates and improve test scores and attendance. For the past ten year, Rita has worked in the admissions office of Milligan College.
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