Lance Ray Christensen has served as the Chief operations officer and vice president of education policy and government relations, California Policy Center.
Now, he has his eyes set on Superintendent of public instruction , and voters want to know more about him.
Who is Lance Ray Christensen?
Lance Ray Christensen is a Californian politician who has been active in local and state politics for nearly two decades.
Lance Christensen was born in Provo, Utah.
He has been a state budget analyst, a political staffer in the Legislature and a volunteer assistant chairperson of the Facilities, Transportation & Finance Committee at the San Juan Unified School District.
His current full-time work at the California Policy Center focuses on getting parents more active in local government.
He helps run virtual training sessions for parents seeking to run for local school boards. He partners with Let Them Breathe, an organization that advocates for parental rights and against COVID mask and vaccine mandates.
Christensen eked his way out of the June primary as a vocal critic of incumbent Tony Thurmond, who he said could have played a more active role in helping local school leaders navigate the pandemic.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in 2001 and a graduate degree from Pepperdine University School of Public Policy in 2004.