Karen Keys-Gamarra Wins At-Large Seat on Fairfax County School Board

News Release
August 30, 2017

Karen Keys-Gamarra, an attorney and child advocate, won election to the Fairfax County School Board in a special election that was held August 29. Keys-Gamarra won the at-large seat formerly held by Jeanette Hough, who resigned in May.

Her term will run through December 31, 2019.

“I am delighted to welcome Karen Keys-Gamarra to the Fairfax County School Board,” said Board chair Jane Strauss. “The Board has some vital work in its future. I look forward to working with Karen and welcome her contributions to the Board and the school district.”

Keys-Gamarra will be sworn in at the next School Board meeting, scheduled for Thursday, September 14, at Jackson Middle School.


For more information, contact the Fairfax County Public Schools Office of Communication and Community Relations at 571-423-1200.