Candidacy Statement

   I have been a Brea resident for 31 years, attending elementary through high school in BOUSD. My husband and I decided to raise our four children in Brea because of its’ dedication to education and community.

   I graduated from CSUF with a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development and a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential. I understand the importance of reaching students with diverse needs due the key role I have played during my teaching career creating and implementing programs to service these students.

   My long-term volunteer work as PTO President, and 7 years as Chair of Olinda Elementary’s largest fundraiser has earned me an exceptional record of achievement. Additionally, my ability to generate innovative fundraising ideas and work well within a team has garnered the respect of my peers and co-chairs.

   Community involvement has earned me an appointment on the City of Brea’s Planning Commission, where I am responsible for making decisions based on the values of our community. Additionally, my experience as a parent, Rotarian and shareholder in our family business has provided me with a variety of perspectives and expertise.

   I bring integrity, common sense and the ability to communicate effectively, which is essential for collaborating with teachers, staff, administrators and our community. My passion for education, and enthusiasm, will be an asset to the School Board.