Linda Canlas

Linda Canlas was elected to the Board of Education in 2010 and re-elected in 2014 & 2018. She is a principal in the Hayward Unified School District, where she also has taught.

Ms. Canlas and her husband, Dennis LaFlam, have been Union City residents since 1983 and are the parents of two daughters who attended New Haven schools. Before her election to the Board, she served on New Haven’s Strategic Planning Team and co-chaired school site councils at Cabello and Eastin elementary schools and Alvarado Middle School.