At the November 18th, 2021 Dare GOP Meeting, Ron Payne announced his intent to file to run for School Board in Dare County. He clarified that he would not be running against Joe Tauber who is set to retire and will not be filing to run again.
Ron Payne holds a Masters Education Degree in Leadership and Human Development and a Bachelors Degree in Health and Physical Education. He is focused, fiscally responsible, and goal driven with proven and effective leadership skills. With over 23 years experience in education, Ron believes that students should learn to be life-long learners with critical thinking skills.
His main goals will be student achievement and combating CRT and SEL programs being pushed into schools.