Endorse Liz

I am so grateful to have such energetic and widespread support from people across Martin County. Please scroll down or click here to read some of the endorsements.

I would be honored to have your endorsement as well. Please fill out the form below in support of my campaign for Martin County School Board. Thank you!


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“ I’m delighted to endorse Liz for school board. She is the next generation of leadership we need to serve our children. ”

Victoria Defenthaler  Stuart
Martin County School Board Member

" Liz is the homegrown talent we need on our School Board. With her impressive experience and education, she'll protect our hard-earned tax dollars and fight for our students. She's got my vote. "

Mike Meier  Stuart
Former City of Stuart Mayor

" I think Liz is the absolute BEST choice for Martin County School Board. She has a deep-rooted passion and love for our public schools and supports the work we do. She also has the skills and experience to turn her passion into positive, fair, and thoughtful action. "

Jessica Urbay  Stuart
Martin County 2023 Teacher of the Year / Homegrown Martin County Teacher & Parent

" Liz is a lifelong learner who understands the importance of encourage students to learn and realize their full potential. She will listen to, respect, and work collaboratively with parents, students, teachers and administrators and the greater community.  Vote Liz Bernstein. ”

Nancy Marin  Stuart
Retired Principal, Palm City Elementary School

" Liz Bernstein has a passion for service and the analytical skills needed to tackle complex budgets and issues. As a MCHS graduate, she understands what’s important to residents. I trust her ability to ensure that all children receive the stellar education they deserve. I’m voting for Liz on August 23 and urge you to do so as well. "

Ellyn Stevenson  Sewall's Point
Community Advocate & Former Healthcare Executive

“ Liz Bernstein will make an outstanding school board member. Proactive and professional in her approach, she will be a strong and effective advocate for students and parents. Having known Liz for nearly 30 years, we are so proud of her willingness to take on this challenge and are confident she will work to improve the quality of our students’ educational experience. ”

Bob & Tina Kraft  
CEO Powerphase International / Fine Artist & Art Teacher, Lighthouse Arts Center

“As a longtime resident and graduate of our Martin County public school system, Liz is passionate about our community and has the background needed to address the educational needs of our children. Liz is the new energy we need on the Martin County School Board. She has my vote! “

Joan Hunt  Stuart
Former Martin County School District Administrator & Principal

" I’ve known Liz for over 20 years. I greatly admire her dedication to educating our youth. She has the experience and the energy to provide the future leaders of tomorrow with the same opportunities we had when we went to Martin County High School together (Class of 2002). Please vote for Liz! "

Mike Gonzalez  Jensen Beach 27 years
Business Rep, Local Fiber Optic Internet Provider

" Liz has the financial acumen and proven ability to work with all stakeholders, teachers, parents and elected officials. She is passionate about ensuring we have robust and accessible public education for ALL our children. Vote Liz Bernstein. She is a homegrown, Martin County local. "

Blanche Wells & F. Neal Colvin  Port Salerno
Mental Health Counselor / Esq.

“ We’ve known Liz since she was 14 years old and have watched her grow up. Her passion for serving others and educating the next generation of students, coupled with her financial background make her the ideal choice to serve on the School Board. She has our full support. ”

Jason & Robin Shwartz  North River Shores, Jensen Beach, Resident for 30+ years

" Liz Bernstein has been a valued volunteer youth educator at our organization. She is hard-working and brings an intelligent, thoughtful approach to everything she does. With a never-ending thirst for knowledge, and a devotion to providing lifelong educational opportunities to others. Liz has the experience and temperament needed to serve her community well. " 

Amy Kight  
Executive Director, Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

Endorsed by the Martin County Education Association (MCEA)


Endorsed by the American Federation of State and County Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Florida


Endorsed by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)



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