Juan Carlos Flamand graduated from University of Wisconsin- Madison with a B.A. in Latin American Studies and International Relations. He later graduated from George Washington University Law School, and became a criminal defense attorney in Virginia. He is currently the Chair and Treasurer of Arizona’s State Bar’s Immigration Section and serving on the Appointments Committee. He received the “You Make the Difference” award from Osborn School District in 2019. He has served on the Osborn District School Board since 2020 . Flamand currently serves on the District’s Bond Oversight Committee and Budget Committee. Flamand and his wife’s four children attend Osborn’s Clarendon School .
Flamand wants to make the school board more available to the public through broadcasting meetings live and by making documents more accessible .
Flamand supports diversity and inclusion throughout the district to support students’ social and emotional needs . He wants to remove any discriminatory policies and disciplinary issues that disproportionately impact African-American and Latinx students .
Flamand wants to attract, recruit, and retain teachers . He plans to increase pay of all staff including cafeteria workers and bus drivers. While on the school board, he oversaw the approval of $1 million in retention bonuses for staff .
Flamand does not support expanding school vouchers and wants the state to privatize public education funding .
Save Our Schools Arizona, Arizona Latino School Board Association 2030 Project