Abby Thompson

for Amherst County School Board At-Large


is currently serving as the Vice-Chair of the Amherst County School Board. She is a lifelong educator with 34 years of experience as both a teacher and an administrator. She resides in Amherst County with her husband and has two grown daughters, both having graduated from ACHS.

Abby’s leadership is rooted in her commitment and love for children, their future, and our community. She is committed to using her experience and proven leadership skills to listen, support, and pilot our community with respect, accountability, and transparency.

Ensuring every child is successful every day by...

  • Prioritizing academics and supporting Career and Technical opportunities for all students.

  • Supporting Teachers with autonomy to create and teach.

  • Keeping Local Voice in schools by informing parents and the community.

  • Say NO to divisive political and progressive agendas like Critical Race Theory.

...because our children are worth it!

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Election Day: November 2, 2021

Early Voting Begins September 17, 2021

Your Values, Your Vision, Your Vote


for ACPS School Board At-Large!