Mr. Ian Collins was elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2008 and reelected in 2012. He and wife Julie have resided in the Fountain Valley School District for over 30 years. They have three children: Jane, Iain and Jeffrey all of whom are teachers. He has over 39 years of experience in education serving as a teacher, assistant principal and principal. Ian has served the District for the past three years on the Educational Foundation, Legislative ACE Committee and Surplus Property Advisory Committees. He is also a member of the Orange County School Board,(OCSBA) and a state delegate of California School Board Association (CSBA). He has four grandchildren that attend Fountain Valley Schools. He has completed the rigorous 2-year “Masters in Governance” program, a continuing professional development course offered through the California School Boards Association.He has been awarded the "Outstanding Contribution to Education Award" by the Orange County Department of Education.