Amy Riccardi

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Amy Riccardi graduated from George Mason University with a master’s degree in education and founded her own management consulting firm, Leadership Evolution Group, where she is the Chief People Officer and CEO. Riccardi is also an Executive Advisor at FutureSolve, as well as a guest lecturer at Georgetown University and George Washington University [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6].

Key Issues

Communication

Riccardi wants to ensure the School Board is transparent and not affiliated with politics. She wants to listen to parents, students, and staff to work for solutions that benefit everyone [1].

Curriculum

Riccardi wants to redirect teaching efforts to core topics such as reading and math and wants to bring up learning statistics to pre-pandemic levels. She also wants to remove books that violate FCC law [1, 2].

Parental Involvement

Riccardi says that parents have the right to know exactly what students are being taught. She wants to implement an opt-in system instead of the opt-out system for sensitive topics [1, 2].

School Safety

Riccardi believes that students and staff should feel physically and mentally safe in schools. She wants student resource officers in every school [1, 2].

Teachers

Riccardi wants Sterling teachers to get equal amounts of resources and supplies as the rest of the county [1].

Miscellaneous

Riccardi believes those assigned male at birth should not compete in girls’ sports and does not support the ongoing project to make non-gendered bathrooms [1, 2].

Endorsements

Loudoun County Republican Committee

Sources

1 Amy 4 Sterling
2 Loudoun County Republican Committee
3 LinkedIn
4 FutureSolve
5 EngagementMultiplier
6 Leadership Evolution Group
7 VPAP
8 Loudoun Times-Mirror