Smiling head and shoulder photo of school board member, Lisa Zargarpur wearing glasses and with long, curly hair

The Prince William County School Board elected Lisa Zargarpur to a one-year term as the Vice Chairwoman of the Board, effective January 4, 2024. Zargarpur was elected to the School Board in November of 2019 to represent the Coles Magisterial District. This is her second term serving as Vice Chairwoman; she served her previous term in 2021.

Zargarpur is a graduate of Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS). She earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Arts degrees from George Mason University and holds a master's degree in education from the University of Mary Washington, where she was awarded the honor, Teacher of Promise. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in education from the University of Virginia.

Zargarpur is an elementary general music and chorus teacher at Keene Mill Elementary School in Fairfax County Public Schools. She has served as secretary on the Fairfax General Music Educators Association board and is a member of the Fairfax Education Association. Zargarpur has been an equity lead in her school for the past three years, and has presented workshops at the American Orff Schulwerk Association's National Conference.

Zargarpur and her husband, Yaqub, a local community and business leader, have three children: two graduated from PWCS and the youngest is in high school.