Indian-American media consultant Maya Vengadasalam from Kent is currently running for the Kent School Board Position 5.
Born in India, Vengadasalam immigrated to the United States at the age of 11. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University in Florida in 1986 and became an American citizen the same year. She currently works as a media consultant and has positions on the Kent Mayor Advisory Team and the Seattle Foundation Small Grants Fund Advisory Committee.
Also running for Position 5 are Bruce Elliot, a farmer; and Carmen Goers, a commercial banker. (end)