At its regular meeting on July 8, 2013, the FUHSD Board of Trustees approved the Provisional Appointment of Mr. James O'Donnell to replace Mr. Bill O'Connor who has resigned his position effective August 2, 2013. Mr. O'Donnell was selected from a pool of eight candidates who were present and participated in interviews during this Board meeting. He will serve as an appointed member of the Board to fill the balance of a four-year term, which will be up for election in November 2014.
Mr. O'Donnell has been a Fallbrook area resident for 13 years. He currently serves as the Deputy Command Inspector General for Marine Corp Installations West. He has served as the Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton Liaison to the FUHSD Board for the past four (4) years.
Mr. O'Donnell indicated that he pursued being a Board member because he "wanted to be involved in the community, serve in a leadership role, and support our students."
Mr. O'Donnell's appointment will become effective August 5, 2013.
For more information regarding the application and appointment process, please click here: Press Release: Board of Trustees Vacancy Announcement