Jose “Lupe” Guadalupe Conchas Jr.

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger

Background

Jose Conchas was born and raised in Arizona. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona in 2015 [1]. He previously worked in the Arizona Department of Economic Security aiding families in need of Nutritional Assistance, Medicaid, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families [2]. Conchas was elected as the President of the Alhambra Elementary School District Governing Board in 2020 and has continued to serve since then [1]. Jose Conchas also works as a faith outreach organizer for a nonpartisan Christian organization and as a regional organizer for a nonprofit against world hunger [3]. 

Key Issues

Budget

Canchas hopes to increase school funding at the State Legislature through connections across Arizona, including the Arizona Latino School Board Association [1]. 

Teachers

Conchas wants to increase teacher’s pay and diversify the district with high-quality employees [1].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Ballotpedia
2 Alhambra District
3 LinkedIn