Deana Griffiths

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Deana Griffiths graduated from the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a human resources bachelor’s degree and graduate certificate. She works as a Direct Placement Recruiter at Adecco and volunteers with the Heritage Girls and LCPS [1, 8].

Key Issues


Griffiths supports more necessary educational services for special needs students [3].


Griffiths wants to increase transparency about financial matters by providing regular updates about spending areas. She also wants to continuously evaluate budgets to look for unnecessary spending [1].


Griffiths wants to ensure schools are striving towards academic excellence and have the latest technology for students. Furthermore, Griffiths supports merit-based education, more vocational and STEM education, and focusing on writing, reading, math, and accurate US history [1, 2, 3, 4].


Griffiths says teachers spend too much time disciplining students and not teaching [4].


Griffiths wants more transparency about the sexual assault investigation from 2021 [4].

Parental Involvement

Griffiths wants parents to be more involved in their children’s education by maintaining communications [3, 4].

School Safety

Griffiths wants to invest in more school resource officers, anti-bullying programs, and mental health services, as well as increase transparency between schools and parents about this matter [1, 3].


Griffiths advocates for ongoing professional development, competitive salaries and benefits, a healthy work environment for teachers, and higher teacher retention and morale. Additionally, she wants to remove the administrative weight placed on teachers and school leaders [1, 3].


Loudoun County Republican Committee; Renew Virginia PAC; Dick Black, former Virginia State Senator


1 Deana Griffiths for Ashburn District School Board
2 Loudoun County Republican Committee
3 Loudoun Now
5 Loudoun Times-Mirror
7 Ballotpedia
8 LinkedIn