Lisa Larson-Torres

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Lisa Larson-Torres
2018-Lisa Larson-Torres.JPG
Lisa Larson-Torres, ca. 2017

District At-large
Party Office is officially nonpartisan;
Larson-Torres is affiliated with the Democratic Party
For term to start January 1, 2022
Term End December 31, 2025

District School Board
Term Start January 7, 2021
Term End December 31, 2021

District At-large
Term Start January 1, 2018
Term End December 31, 2021

Biographical Information

Children One
Residence Locust Grove neighborhood
Alma mater California State University (Long Beach)
Profession Home-care physical therapist
Campaign $ 290291
Contributions $ $4,475 (2021)
$1,425 (2017)
Lisa Larson-Torres, ca. 2017

Lisa Larson-Torres is a member of the Charlottesville City School Board, she received the most votes in the 2021 election and the 2017 election. Larson-Torres became chair at the January 7, 2021 board meeting. [1]

Application for Charlottesville City Council (2022-2023) Appointed Member

On January 30, 2023, Larson-Torres submitted an application for appointment to the Charlottesville City Council to fill the unexpired term of departing Councilor Sena Magill.

Charlottesville City School Board

Larson-Torres was seeking a second term on the School Board in the 2021 election.[2]

Incumbent Lisa Larson-Torres received the most votes — 7,329 — from among the five candidates in her bid for a second term.

2021 election (Charlottesville City School Board)

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Top Donors (2021)

2017 election (Charlottesville City School Board)

Candidates Votes %
Lisa Larson-Torres 10,048 33.73
Juandiego R. Wade 9,846 33.05
Leah W. Puryear 9,556 32.08
Write-In 339 1.14
Source: Virginia Department of Elections[3]

Each voter could vote for up to three candidates.

Top Donors (2017)

  • $225 Lisa Deanne Larson-Torres
  • $200 Williman Larson
  • $150 Mercedes Rios-Young


Larson-Torres is a home-care physical therapist for Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital. She earned her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from California State University- Long Beach.

Larson-Torres moved to Charlottesville in 1999. As a member of Charlottesville’s Special Education Advisory Committee, Larson-Torres lobbied successfully for a virtual American Sign Language course to be offered at Charlottesville High School.[4]


  1. Web. Charlottesville School Board delays in-person return again citing COVID surge, Max Marcila, News Article, WVIR NBC29, Charlottesville, VA, January 7, 2021, retrieved January 8, 2021.
  2. Web. Torres announces bid for second term on city School Board, Katherine Knott, Daily Progress, Lee Enterprises, February 13, 2021, retrieved February 15, 2021.
  3. Web. Virginia Department of Elections, retrieved November 8, 2017.
  4. Web. CHS parent enters city School Board race, Josh Mandell, Charlottesville Tomorrow, April 5, 2017, retrieved April 24, 2017.

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