Greg Spiers announces candidacy for BESE-District 6

Greg Spiers

Greg Spiers from Springfield, LA has announced his candidacy for the BESE District 6 seat this fall, and is endorsed by BESE District 6 incumbent Kathy Edmonston from Ascension Parish.

FAMILY: Greg and his wife Renee have been married for over 20 years, with 3 sons Caleb, Levi, and Seth who attend the middle and high schools in Springfield, LA.  The family attends the Livingston campus of The Church International.

EDUCATION:  Greg is a product of Louisiana public schools having attended Amite Elementary, Amite Westside and graduated from Amite High School class of 1995.  After military service, he attended Southeastern Louisiana University where he graduated with a BS degree in Computer Science and received the Distinguished Computer Science Gradate of 2002 award.

CAREER:  After high school, Greg served his country where he became a U.S. Navy SEAL and deployed to Southern Europe.  Since graduating from SLU, he has spent the better part of his professional career as an IT consultant, working with various state revenue agencies including Louisiana, Colorado, and Missouri.  Greg also served as a teacher and football coach at Ponchatoula High School in Tangipahoa Parish.  Through his own experience as an educator, along with counsel from numerous other parents, teachers, and school administrators, he has learned the systems and processes that improve the quality of education, and the things that need to be changed in order for our students to reach their fullest potential.

Greg is asking for your support, and your vote for BESE District 6 this October 12th. To learn more about Greg and his campaign, please visit and facebook @GregforBESE.  Together, we can #MakeLearningGreatAgain!