Board of Trustees


Mrs. Lisa Schultz
Mrs. Lisa Schultz  President   [email protected]
Mrs. Schultz was first elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2014.  She was re-elected in 2018 to another four-year term. She and her husband lived in Huntington Beach for 19 years and are now residents of Fountain Valley. Her son attended both Gisler Elementary School and Talbert Middle School and is a graduate of Fountain Valley High School. Mrs. Schultz holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Education from Cal State University Long Beach. She has been a long-time school volunteer, serving on PTO/A's, the Action Committee for Education, Local Control Accountability Plan Committee, and Cub Scouts, as well as receiving the 2013 FVSD Outstanding Service Award. She is currently on the Board of the Fountain Valley Schools Foundation.
Mr. Jim Cunneen
Mr. Jim Cunneen  President Pro Tem  [email protected]
Mr. Cunneen is a 24-year resident of Fountain Valley who was first elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2014. He was re-elected in 2018 to another four-year term. He is married to Marilyn (Mimi) Mendez Cunneen, a Fountain Valley native, and 19-year education and Career Technical Education facilitator at Marina High School, and adjunct faculty at Goldenwest College. All five of their children attended our local schools, including Cox and Masuda. Mr. Cunneen holds a Juris Doctor from American College of Law and a Civil Engineering degree from CSULB. He is a licensed Civil Engineer and Regional Manager with a focus on public and municipal projects throughout Southern California. As a volunteer, Mr. Cunneen currently serves on the Action Committee for Education, Fountain Valley Rotary Club, Assistant Coach in FV Little League, Knight of Columbus, and his church choir. Mr. Cunneen has previously served as Vice Chair of the Cox School Site Council and Fountain Valley's Planning Commission, Community Foundation, and Housing and Community Development boards.
Mrs. Jeanne Galindo  Clerk  [email protected] 
Mrs. Galindo was first elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2012.  She was re-elected in 2016 and 2020 for additional four-year terms. She and her husband, Craig, have lived in the Plavan/Masuda area for more than 35 years. Mrs. Galindo was a credentialed teacher for 12 years and worked in the technology industry as an Education Sales and Marketing Manager for 17 years. She graduated from San Diego State University and received her Master's in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. Mrs. Galindo was President of the Plavan School Site Council for 3 years and a parent volunteer for 6 years. Through the USC alumni organization, she is active in fundraising for scholarships for students, as well as for endowments for various USC schools. With five grown children and ten grandchildren, Mrs. Galindo still makes time to read a favorite book and travel. 
Mr. Steve Schultz 
Mr. Steve Schultz  Member  [email protected]  
Mr. Schultz was elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2020 for a four-year term.  He was a student of the Fountain Valley School District where he attended Gisler Elementary School and Masuda Middle School. Mr. Schultz has taught English Language Arts at Fountain Valley High School since 2009, where students twice voted him Teacher of the Year.  Mr. Schultz founded his own leadership club and co-founded the Chick-fil-a Leader Academy at FVHS. He has been the keynote speaker at the inaugural Fountain Valley Varsity Athlete Leader Summit and spoke at the Glow Show and at UCI for the America On Track Leadership Program. Mr. Schultz served Los Alamitos High School for seven years where he taught team building and leadership classes for the Griffin Varsity Basketball Program and has coached high school basketball teams for seventeen years, including being the head varsity basketball coach at Fountain Valley High School and the assistant varsity basketball coach at Los Al High School. Mr. Schultz wrote a monthly magazine column on leadership published in Fountain Valley Living Magazine for eleven years. His thoughts and ideas on education and leadership have been nationally published in Educational Leadership Magazine and the books A+ Teaching, Hey Leader: Wake Up and Hear the Feedback, and numerous Chicken Soup for the Soul books. His teachings on leadership have been used by police and fire departments to train their officers and in multiple businesses and churches and organizations. Mr. Schultz is the author of the book Teeter Totter Leader and multiple children's books and is currently writing another book on leadership. Mr. Schultz has two teaching credentials in English and Sociology, a bachelor's degree in Sociology, and a master's degree in Coaching, Leadership, and Administration. He was born and raised in Fountain Valley, California.
Mrs. Sandra Crandall 

Mrs. Sandra Crandall  Member   [email protected]

Mrs. Crandall was first elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2010. She was re-elected in 2014 and 2018, currently serving a four-year term. As a resident of Fountain Valley for 26 years, she resides within the Gisler Elementary School and Talbert Middle School boundaries. Mrs. Crandall graduated from Principia College in Illinois. She is a credentialed teacher who served the children and their families of Fountain Valley School District for 39 years, prior to retirement.  Mrs. Crandall volunteers at church, in the community and is the Chairman of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation. She enjoys time with her husband, Larry, three grown children, and four grandchildren.