Andrea Yamasaki’s involvement and dedication to OUSD schools gives her a better understanding of the needs and challenges OUSD parents, students and teachers face each day. Her three children attended only OUSD schools since kindergarten. She has demonstrated her commitment to OUSD schools and the community by serving well over 15,000 hours in leadership positions for Canyon PTSA, El Rancho PTSA, Orange Community Council PTAs, Nohl Canyon School Association, District Advisory Council, Community Advancement through Renovation for Education (CARE), Girl Scouts, Canyon Girls Basketball Booster, Relay for Life, National League of Young Men and many other community organizations. Andrea is committed to a well-rounded education experience and that students be college or workforce ready. She believes in hiring quality teachers and equipping classrooms for 21st century learning. Andrea will ensure that the district is conservative in its fiscal management of resources and funding. Andrea is not a politician nor does she have any political motivations. She simply wants to put the focus back on education and students. She is endorsed by Kathy Moffat-OUSD Trustee, Mark Wayland-OUSD Trustee, Kimberlee Nichols-Orange City Council-woman/Former OUSD Trustee, Mike Alvarez-Orange City Councilman, Greg Mills-Villa Park Mayor, Linda Horist-OUSD Teacher/CA Teacher of the Year.