Helen
Bassett

School Board
Representing
Robbinsdale School District District 281
First Elected in:
2002
Next Election in:
2020

Helen J.M. Bassett is an incumbent seeking re-election to the Robbinsdale Area School Board. She has previously served three terms as School Board Director and has wide-ranging work experience in public health, corrections, violence prevention, maternal and child health, and youth development. In her next term, Helen intends to work toward successful implementation of recent board decisions, such as opening a third middle school, changing boundaries, and supporting the new Superintendent. As a 30-year resident of the Robbinsdale school district community and the only minority currently serving in a district that is over 50% students of color, Helen will use her voice to support initiatives designed to make effective change in improving outcomes for at-risk students.