Joshua M. Erdossy

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Challenger


Erdossy graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He then graduated from George Mason University with a master’s in Public Policy. Erdossy is currently pursuing an Executive Leadership MBA at James Madison University [6]. 

Erdossy formerly worked for the United States Institute of Peace and is currently a contractor in the U.S. State Department. Erdossy is also an Afghanistan veteran [1, 6].

Key Issues


Erdossy seeks to increase budget transparency and fiscal accountability [6].


Erdossy believes curriculum should focus on meeting literacy and math goals and treating others with respect and understanding [1].

Parental Involvement

Erdossy plans to respond to parent concerns and include them in dialogue with the school board, administration, and county government. He believes parents should play an active role in their children’s education and spend time in their children’s schools. Erdossy believes parental consent should be required as requested for certain books/content [1, 2, 6].


Erdossy seeks to provide for adequate staffing in schools. He plans to regularly visit the schools of Scott district to see issues first hand and hear from teachers and school administrators about their concerns [6].

School Safety

Erdossy plans to increase safety by holding kids accountable for behavior, addressing bullying using the code of conduct, and focusing on COVID-related developmental delays. Erdossy does not believe banning guns would solve gun violence issues in school, and he instead plans to invest in student mental health, security measures, including armed and trained individuals, and programs that involve parents in the building to help develop solutions outside school [6].


Erdossy believes the program WATCH D.O.G.S. can reduce bullying. He seeks to tackle the issue of students falling behind academically and socially during the pandemic [1, 3].


No endorsements could be found.


1 Erdossy for School Board
2 Fauquier Times – School Board Candidate
3 Fauquier Times – Writer asks for conversation
4 Facebook
5 WTOP news
7 Virginia Department of Elections
8 NAACP Fauquier County