Roy Romer


Roy Romer was the 39th Governor of Colorado, served as the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District from 2001 to 2006 and is a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Romer was first elected as governor in 1986 and re-elected in 1990 and 1994. In 2007 he became the chairman and lead spokesman for Strong American Schools, a nonprofit project responsible for running “Ed in ‘08,” an information and initiative campaign aimed at encouraging 2008 presidential contenders to include education in their campaign policies.