Portland School Board Member David Wynde Not Running Again

 Citing the huge time commitment that service on the Portland School Board has meant for him and his family, two-term member David Wynde announced he will not seek re-election this May.

Wynde, who voted last December against the closure of Marshall High School, is the only incumbent among four board members facing re-election to announce he won't run again. (Board members Bobbie Regan and Ruth Adkins have both filed (PDF) to run again (PDF). Board member Dilafruz Williams has not yet filed and not said what her intentions are.)

Matthew Morton, deputy director of the National Indian Child Welfare Association, is the only candidate to have filed (PDF) for the seat now held by Wynde representing inner eastside Portland.

Here's the email Wynde sent out last night: