Board of Trustees


Mrs. Jeanne Galindo  President 
Mrs. Galindo was first elected to the Board of Trustees in November, 2012.  She was re-elected in 2016 for another four-year term. 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. 

Mrs. Sandra Crandall  President Pro-Tem

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 22 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 a Board Member of the National Right to Work Committee. She enjoys time with her husband, Larry, three grown children and four grandchildren.

Mrs. Lisa Schultz  Clerk
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 from 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  Member
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 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.
Mr. Ian Collins  Member  
Mr. Collins was first elected to the Board of Trustees in November, 2008.  He was re-elected in 2012 and 2016 to another four-year term.  He and his wife Julie have resided in the Fountain Valley School District for more than 30 years.  They have three children: Jane, Iain and Jeffrey, all of whom are teachers. He has more than 39 years experience in education, serving as a teacher, assistant principal and principal. Mr. Collins has served on the Fountain Valley Educational Foundation, Action Committee for Education and the Surplus Property Advisory Committees. He is a member of the Orange County School Board and State Delegate for the California School Board Association (CSBA). All four of his grandchildren attend FVSD schools. In addition, he has completed the rigorous Masters in Governance program, a continuing professional development course offered through CSBA. Moreover, the Orange County Department of Education awarded him the Outstanding Contribution to Education award.