Alex P. Gates is a father of four OPS students, public school volunteer, PTA dad, technology entrepreneur, & candidate for the Omaha Public Schools Board of Education.
Alex and his wife Jamie have made Omaha their home since 2008.
Alex works as a web developer and technology consultant, and Jamie is a program coordinator at a local non-profit.
Alex and Jamie have been very active in OPS since their oldest started kindergarten in 2011 by serving in various board positions with the Edison Elementary PTA and the Wilson Focus School PTO and representing their schools on the District Citizens Advisory Committee. Alex also teaches a weekly "Introduction to Computer Programming" to 3-6 grade students at Wilson Focus School every Tuesday afternoon.
In the fall, the Gates family will have a freshman at Central High School, a 7th grader at Lewis and Clark Middle School, a 3rd grader at Wilson Focus School, and a 1st grader at Edison Elementary.
There are nine subdistricts in the Omaha Public School District. Alex is running to represent Subdistrict 3.