Board Member


Jason Anavitarte

Jason Anavitarte is a member of the Paulding County School Board after winning countywide during the 2018 general election with 67% of the vote. The Paulding County School District is the 12th largest in the state with 31,000 students. He serves as a Commissioner for the Governor’s Commission on Equal Opportunity and is the Director of Development and Advocacy for CareSource Georgia.

Recently in 2018, Jason was named one of the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia. In 2011, he was named by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of the top 40 Under 40 Leaders in Georgia. In 2005, Jason was bestowed with the Ivan Allen Jr. Legacy Award named after the former Mayor of Atlanta. Jason is a graduate of Leadership Atlanta, Leadership Cobb, and Leadership Douglas.

He received a B.A. degree from Georgia State University and M.S. degree in Public Policy from the Georgia Tech. Jason and his family are members of North Metro Church. Jason and wife, Jennifer, and daughters Taylor, Madison, and Kennedy reside in Dallas, Georgia in north Paulding County.