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Board of Education Meeting March 27, 2018 at 7:00pm at the District Service Center.
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Board of Education

The Franklin-McKinley School District Board of Education is a dedicated group of community leaders who are elected to overlapping four-year terms. The Board of Education is dedicated to ensuring the success of every student in the District through clear, concise direction to the Superintendent. The Board of Education brings a wealth of real-world experience and concern for children to their position.

The duties of the Board include adopting the annual budget, approving all expenditures, establishing District policy, authorizing employment of personnel, approving community partnerships, and approving new and innovative academic initiatives. Get to know our Board of Education by clicking on their biographies below.

Board Vacancy

The Franklin-McKinley School District (FMSD) is soliciting applications from persons who wish to be considered to fill a vacancy on the Board. John Lindner has resigned his position, effective February 28, 2018. The appointment will be for the remaining of the Board vacancy that ends on November 2020.

Community members who are interested in consideration of the appointment must be a qualified voter and resident of FMSD at the time of the appointment. Applications are available on the District’s website and in the Office of the Superintendent located at 645 Wool Creek Drive, San Jose, CA, 95112.

Applications that are mailed must be received by the 4:00 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2018. Applications can be emailed to: Juan Cruz at or faxed to: (408) 283-6022.

 For questions or additional information, please call 408-283-6006.


Board President Thanh Tran

Thanh Tran, President
Member Since 2014
Current Term Ends November 2018



Vice President Omar Torres

Omar Torres, Vice President 
Member Since 2014
Current Term Ends November 2018



Clerk Rudy Rodriguez

Rudy Rodriguez, Clerk
Member Since 2010
Current Term Ends November 2018



Board Member George Sanchez

George Sanchez, Member

Member Since 1993
Current Term Ends November 2020


Contact Person E-Mail Phone Number Fax number
Sandy Guevara
Executive Assistant to 
Superintendent   (408) 283-6006 (408) 283-6022
Yelitza Pena
Director, Community Relations (408) 283-6259 (408)283-6022