Hamid Munir

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Hamid Munir graduated from George Mason University with both undergraduate and master’s degrees and is a former IT professional. Munir has spent multiple years in the PTA [1, 4, 6] and was a board member of Celebrate Fairfax and Stop Child Abuse Now. He has served as a general secretary for the DMV in the Islamic Circle of North America and as a longtime member of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee [1].

Key Issues


Munir hopes to help kids become better critical thinkers, regain learning loss that resulted from COVID, expand year-round literacy and STEAM programs, and expand sports to middle schools [1].


Munir hopes to increase teachers’ pay to attract and retain good teachers [1].

School Safety

Munir hopes to enhance mental health support for students and  promote programs that prevent bullying, harassment, substance abuse, and hate speech [1, 2].


Scott Surovell, State Senator; Ghazala Hashmi, State Senator; Paul Krizek, Delegate; Rip Sullivan, Delegate; Alfonso Lopez, Delegate; Dan Storck, Fairfax County Supervisor; Walter L. Alcorn, Fairfax County Supervisor; Karen Corbett Sanders, Fairfax County School Board Member; Megan McLaughlin, Fairfax County School Board Member; Nailia Alam, Council Member for the Town of Herndon; Kris Amundson, President and CEO of the National Association of State Boards of Education (2013-2019), Fairfax County School Board (1991-2000) and as Chair (1996-1998), Delegate (1999-2009); Khizr Khan, Former President of US’ Appointed Commissioner, Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom, Gold Star parent of US Army Captain Humayun Khan; Atif Qarni, Former Virginia Secretary of Education; Connie Lorentzen, First Vice Chair of the Fairfax County Council and Chair of the FCPS Advisory Committee for Students with Disabilities (ACSD)


1 Hamid Munir for Fairfax County School Board At-Large
2 Connection Newspapers
4 LinkedIn
5 Blue Virginia
6 Fairfax County Democratic Committee