Candidate Profile
Feyi Obamehinti

Republican , Texas

Biography

Name
Feyi Obamehinti
Party
Republican
Race
State Bd. of Educ., Dist. 11
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Texas Home School Coalition

Reported by Candidate

3
Texas Homeschool Coalition, Julie McCarty (President NE Tarrant Tea Party), Vicki Vaughn (Principal Bethesda Christian school)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
1
Republican Women's Organizations

Summary

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LIBERAL

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CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree

Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree

Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with taxpayer or public funds.

Strongly Agree

The federal government should mandate standards and requirements for local schools.

Strongly Disagree

It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.

Strongly Disagree

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree

More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

Strongly Disagree

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree

Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

Strongly Agree

Any teaching to children on sex education in public schools must include all contraceptive methods, and should not show preference to abstinence.

Strongly Disagree

The Ten Commandments should not be displayed in public school buildings or court houses.

Strongly Disagree

Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

Strongly Agree

People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."

Strongly Disagree

I support sanctuary cities.

Strongly Disagree

Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Disagree

The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

Strongly Agree

Parents should be the primary authority in decisions affecting their minor children.

Strongly Agree

I voted in these primaries and general elections:

2010 General Election, 2012 General Election, 2012 Republican Primary, 2014 General Election, 2014 Republican Primary, 2016 General Election, 2016 Republican Primary

Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

My faith in Christ is central to my values and principles. I believe in God's sovereignty and under no circumstances should abortion be undertaken.

What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

The self-centered nature of mankind caused America's Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution. This approach of limitation of powers creates checks and balances to ensure no arm of the government encroaches on another.

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I was raised in a traditional Christian home and had the privilege to be exposed to Biblical values. However, not until I was 15 years old attending a youth camp, did I realize my need for a relationship with Jesus Christ as my Savior and Lord. This major decision defines my spiritual belief and value systems.

When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?

Very Conservative

Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

Please visit Eduflections (blog on a variety of issues that embeds some of the views in question). www.oasisfocus.org

What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

The following education and experience qualifies me to hold the office for which I seek (SBOE 11): Education: B.Sc Microbiology M.Sc. Double Major: Curriculum/Instruction and Teaching/Learning Ed.D. Curriculum & Instruction Experience: Former homeschool mom of 11 years, former public school teacher (elementary and middle school math/science), High school Biology teacher, public school central office administrator, National Trainer/Reviewer, Regional Service Center Consultant/Trainer, Business Owner- Ravir LLC an Educational, Technical and Consulting Firm providing professional development to educators. State Board of Education Related Responsibilities: Curriculum designer setting standards, appointed twice by Texas Education Agency to review instructional materials (Proclamation 2010 and 2018), Other: Review panelist Texas 2013 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Cedar-Hill Public Library Board Member, Texas SAC member U.S. Commission on CR.

E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:

Email: sboe11foba@gmail.com Phone: 817-567-1648

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

I am a firm believer that the power of governance belong to the people; hence there should always be input and community engagement in the political process especially where tax dollars are involved. To represent well, a consistent dialogue is essential and necessary. My top priority for this office is community engagement in district 11,holding quarterly community forums across Parker, North, South & West Tarrant and far northwest Dallas counties to hear from all stakeholders. These community input become guidepost for collaboration and decision-making.


Background

Education
  • Texas A & M University, College Station, Ed.D., 2014
  • Peru State College, Peru, M.Sc., 2009
  • University of Texas, Arlington, B.Sc., 1994
Work & Military
  • Ravir LLC, Managing Director, 10
  • ESC 10, Educational Consultant, 2.5
  • Birdville ISD, ELL Specialist, 5
  • Irving ISD, Biology Teacher, 3
Affiliations
  • Oasis Focus Inc, Co-Founder
  • Gateway Church, Member/Volunteer
  • ASCD, Member
  • TexTESOL, Member
  • TESOL, Member
  • TFRW, Member
  • Republican Women of North Texas, Member
Offices
  • City of Cedar Hill Library Board Member, Held 2
  • Texas SAC U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Held 1
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