Bob Sage was appointed to the UCFSD board of directors in June 2022, filling a vacant Region B board seat previously held by Mabel Yu. Bob will run to keep the seat in the November 2023 election. He previously served as a UCFSD school board director from 2014-2019. He was appointed in 2014, elected with 96% of the vote in 2015, and served out his four year term through December 2019.
Bob was educated in public schools, attending his home town schools in Concord, MA for K-12. At Concord-Carlisle High School he was co-captain of the Wrestling team and participated in a variety of school and community activities including Soccer, Math Team, Band and the exchange program to Vincennes, France. He also worked from an early age delivering newspapers and washing dishes in a school cafeteria. Bob graduated in 1986 in the top 10% of his high school class and then attended the University of Michigan where he earned a B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1990. He later completed a M.A. in Chinese Studies from the University of Toronto and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.
Bob’s twenty-five career in technology and operations for Fortune 100 companies has taken him to three continents. In his professional life, he specializes in running transformational programs that improve operating efficiency and fuel revenue growth. He has expertise in Finance, Technology, Real Estate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Contract Negotiation, Human Resources, and Process Improvement. Prior to moving to Pocopson Township, Bob’s career took him and his family to the Philippines and Hong Kong. His full professional resume can be found on Linked In here.
Bob has four children. His oldest son graduated from Unionville High School in 2021. His other sons will graduate in 2024 and 2026. His daughter, who is three years old, will attend Pocopson elementary. Bob is deeply committed to the success of UCF schools, and acts knowing that his decisions impact everyone’s children, including his own. This motivates him to make sure the Board sets ambitious goals, makes good decisions, and implements the right policies.
In his spare time, Bob enjoys woodworking, Big Ten sports, and home improvement projects.
Bob looks forward to partnering with parents, teachers, administrators, community leaders, and the other UCFSD board members to equip our kids with the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their full potential and contribute to our society.