Meet the Board of Trustees

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    Joanne Fawley

     Joanne Fawley

    • 2019 President Board of Trustees 
    • Member of the Board of Trustees since 2016
    • Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Political Science from California State University, Fullerton
    • Single Subject Teaching Credentials in Social Science and English
    • Husband of 30 years has been a history teacher at Buena Park High School since 1984
    • Most recent election: 2016-2020
    • Area 2 (See Board Member By-Area Map)

     

    Email: JFawley@fjuhsd.org

     

    Andy Montoya

     Andy Montoya

    • Board Member
    • Clerk of the Board of Trustees
    • Member of the Board of Trustees since 2012
    • Has served as Clerk and President of the Board of Trustees 
    • Bachelor of Science in Management and Human Resources from Cal Poly Pomona, Masters in Multicultural Education from National University
    • Teaching Credential in Secondary Business and Mathematics
    • Wife and sons attended Fullerton Union High School
    • Most recent election: 2016-2020
    • Area 3 (See Board Member By-Area Map)

     

    Email: AMontoya@fjuhsd.org

     

    Marilyn Buchi

     Marilyn Buchi

    • Board Member
    • Member of the Board of Trustees since 1983
    • Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics from Immaculate Heart College
    • Daughter and two sons graduated from Sonora High School
    • Served as President of California School Boards Association (CSBA), Board of Directors and Delegate CSBA, President Orange County School Boards Association, Public Schools Accountability Advisory to State Superintendent of schools, and CAHSEE Advisory Committee to State Superintendent of Schools
    • Most recent election: 2018-2022
    • Has served as Clerk and President of the Board of Trustees 
    • President of Regional Occupation Program (ROP) Board of Trustees
    • Area 5 (See Board Member By-Area Map)

     

    Email: mbuchi@fjuhsd.org

     

    Klatzker

     Lauren Klatzker 

    • Board Member
    • Member of the Board of Trustees since 2018
    • Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and Special Education from the University of Arizona
    • Masters in Clinical Psychology from California State University, Fullerton
    • Education Specialist Credential
    • PPS in School Counseling Credential
    • Administrative Leadership Credential
    • One son attends Fullerton Elementary School, one son will attend FUHS next year, and one son currently attends SHHS
    • Most recent election: 2018-2022
    • Area 4 (See Board Member By-Area Map)

     

    Email: lklatzker@fjuhsd.org

     

    Jeng

      Chester Jeng, DDS,   JD, LL.M

     

    • Member of the Board of Trustees since 2018
    • Bachelor of Arts- University of the Pacific, Masters of Law (Honors) in Taxation - St. Thomas University (Florida), Doctor of Dental Surgery in Dentistry - University of the Pacific, Arthur Dugoni School of Dentistry, and Juris Doctor (Cum Laude) - Pacific West College of Law 
    • Assistant Professor-Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry (2007-2014)
    • Most recent election: 2018-2022
    • Area 1 (See Board Member By-Area Map)

     

    Email:CJeng@fjuhsd.org

     

    Elise Lau  

     Elise Lau

     

    • Student Board Member
    • Student Advisory Council Chair
    • Attends Sunny Hills High School

     

     

     

     


     
     
    Board Members are elected by area by the voters of the District to four-year terms of office and, as a Board, represent the entire District. The Board of Trustees acts as a unit; an individual member has no authority to act alone.

    The Board chooses and employs a Superintendent of Schools to administer the educational program within controlling laws and local district policy which is set by the Board. The Board acts upon recommendations made by the Superintendent, including ratification of the employment of staff.

    Each year, a non-voting student representative also is selected by the student body to serve on the Board.

    LEGAL AUTHORITY
     
    The Board is responsible to the State of California and to the local citizens for providing an educational program for District pupils in grades nine through twelve. Its actions must be in conformity with the following:

    1. The Constitutions of the United States and the State of California.

    2. Federal and California statutes and court decisions.

    3. The California Administrative Code, Title V, Education Code.
    (Rules and Regulations of the State Board of Education).
     
     

    Regular meetings are normally held at 7:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Education Center on the first and third Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise scheduled. (The Education Center is located at 1051 West Bastanchury, Fullerton.) Special meetings are called, when necessary, at a time and place announced in advance.

     
    All regular and special meetings are open to the public. However, on some occasions during these meetings, the Board may meet privately in closed sessions as provided by law.
     

    Meeting minutes record all actions taken by the Board. Once adopted, these minutes are public records and are available for review at the Education Center and are on the District Web site.

     
    Copies of full Board of Trustees meeting agendas and backup materials are available for review at all District sites and at the Fullerton, La Habra, and Buena Park Libraries prior to Board meetings. Copies of the agenda and dates of meetings of the Board of Trustees are available on the District Web site.