Mrs. Carrie Flanders - Board President
Carrie Flanders, Board Member, was elected to the Board of Education in November 2014. She has lived in the City of Brea for 31 years and is a product of the Brea Olinda Unified School District, having attended elementary through high school in BOUSD. She graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development and a Multi-Subject Teaching Credential.
After college, Carrie went on to become an elementary school teacher for Anaheim City School District where she was fortunate to have the opportunity to adopt her oldest son. Carrie and Steve, her husband of 23 years, also have three additional children who all attend BOUSD schools.
Having always had a passion for education, Carrie has stayed involved in one form or another her entire life. She has been a volunteer in BOUSD for 10 years on a variety of levels ranging from a classroom volunteer, PTO Read Around Coordinator, PTO President, School Site Council Member, BOHS Cheer Booster Board Secretary and President, and a substitute teacher for BOUSD.
Carrie has been an active member of the community, serving on the Planning Commission for the City of Brea for two years and an active member of the Brea Rotary Club, an organization committed to giving back to the community of Brea.
Carrie’s experience as an educator, parent, participant in the family business, school and community volunteer leader, and Rotarian has provided her with a variety of perspectives to offer as a School Board Member. She values public education and is dedicated to making decisions based on the needs of the students in BOUSD.