Rachel Kirkland, Chair
Ms. Rachel Kirkland has been a member of the Manassas Park School Board since 2008 and is the School Board Representative to the Special Education Advisory Committee.
Prior to her service as a School Board member, she served on the Special Education Advisory (2004-2008), as well as on the City of Manassas Revenue Sharing Committee. She has two sons who are enrolled in Manassas Park City Schools.
In addition to her school duties, Ms. Kirkland is a Media Specialist for a neighboring school division. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from George Mason University and a Masters’ in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee.
Paul Alexander, Vice Chair
Mr. Paul Alexander is a 15-year resident of Manassas Park and currently has two children enrolled in Manassas Park City Schools. He, and his wife Kelly, enjoy attending and being deeply involved with their children’s activities and sporting events, valuing family time, and being outdoors as much as possible.
Mr. Alexander is the Director of Operations and Logistics for a government IT provider and holds a B.B.A in Organizational Management from Radford University.
Mr. Alexander has always been a strong and active supporter of MPCS and is excited about the opportunity to continue to serve the community.
Carlos Jose Vargas
Mr. Carlos Vargas became a member of the Manassas Park School Board in 2013. A strong supporter of MPCS he has volunteered and attended many school division functions and events.
His family moved to Manassas Park in 1999. He and his wife Maria have five children; one is in the third grade, and four who have graduated from MPHS.
Mr. Vargas attended the University of Maryland at College Park where he received his BS in Civil Engineering. He is currently an Information Technology Specialist for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Stacy Fleming is a 22-year resident of Manassas Park with three children currently attending Manassas Park schools. She has first-hand experience interacting with a variety of educational services, providing her with insight of the spectrum of student needs. She is a strong advocate of vocational education and students graduating with a plan, not just a diploma.
Ms. Fleming is an IT Project Manager, understanding the needs of her clients and delivering IT systems to meet those needs. She has worked with educators and administrators in DC Public Schools, California Public Schools, and North Carolina Public Schools. Currently, Ms. Fleming works for Prince William County Government serving the County's departments as an IT Project Manager. Specifically, she works closely with Fire and Rescue, Public Works, Social Services and the County Executive's Office.
Ms. Fleming has also serves the Prince William County employees by chairing the Employee Advisory Council.