Board

President

Susan Lucy is a longtime Fallbrook resident, and a retired critical care nurse who loves the community of Fallbrook. She and her husband Bob raised their three children in Fallbrook. Serving on the Board of the FCDC is her way of giving back to the community she cherishes.

Vice President

Donna Reisbeck-Stoewer  moved to Fallbrook in 1990 and was principal of La Paloma School during the 90's. She spent 6 years as an Assistant Superintendent in other districts in Human Resources and Curriculum/Instruction before retiring from her rewarding career in 2004. Donna then owned Donna's Unique Boutique for 5 years. She is involved as a board member for FCDC and the Boys and Girls Club of North County because she knows "Children are Our Future" and we must do everything we can to help as many children as possible grow to responsible, productive, balanced, loving adults.

Treasurers

Tracey Moe, MBA has spent 25 years in Operations Finance and Accounting for large multi-national companies.  She has lived in Fallbrook for 10 years and with her husband, a Fallbrook business owner, has become active in the Fallbrook community with a special interest in underprivileged children and education.  The future is in the hands of our children and we are responsible for ensuring that each one of them has an opportunity to develop the skills necessary contribute to society. 

Jeanette Short and her husband Jim moved to Fallbrook in 2004 after the sale of their Seattle-based banking software company and became involved with the Child Development Center the following year. They say they have become huge Fallbrook fans and spend too much of their time playing golf badly. Jim is also president of the Boys and Girls Club of North County.

Secretary

Megan Gamble, Ph.D has spent over 25 years as an adolescent counselor in North County.  Her professional experience reinforces her belief in the importance of quality early childhood education along with early pro-social skills development (getting along with others.) "Competence breeds confidence and resiliency. I believe that this is what FCDC does for children."

Other Board Members

Nicole Becker is a K-9 educator and former Montessori school owner.  She is a life coach and mentor for women and girls of all ages. Serving as a board member for the Center support her commitment to early childhood education and the Fallbrook Community. 

Rayne Fidel has been volunteering at the FCDC over 15 years. She is our "hands on" volunteer who is in the classroom weekly. Besides working with the children individually she coordinates curriculum related library books and delivers the books to the Center on a monthly basis.

Kathleen Gillis started her 25 year career of working with high risk families on a US military base in Sicily, Italy. The last ten years was with an alternative high school in San Marcos for pregnant & parenting students. Kathleen is the director of non-profit called Opportunities for Kids. This organization helps young, low-income children get involved in productive after-school activities by paying their participation fees. For more than 17 years, Kathleen taught monthly parent education classes at the Fallbrook Child Development Center.

Renee Ingold supports the mission of the center and continues the legacy of her parents, Bob and Arlyne Ingold, as a founding family of the center. Renee promotes Fallbrook's multi-cultural diversity, family farming, culture and the arts. 

Ann Logan is a partner with her husband and HR Director of their company, Major Market, which has two grocery stores employing 230 associates; one in Fallbrook and one in Escondido. For over 25 years she has been involved in support of her local community and especially those that provide for children.

Veronica Pertusini Viosca moved to Fallbrook in 2011 from Jackson, WY where she owned a bilingual Montessori preschool and childcare business. In Fallbrook she worked for FUESD in the Special Ed Department. Throughout her life she has been very involved with many nonprofit organizations that support Latino culture, history and heritage, women's and children's health and education programs. She believes that quality early education and supporting the parents through the early years is the key to success of any child. "I see my service as a board member at FCDC as a way to continue to support early childhood education while serving my community".

Jim Short and his wife Jeanette moved to Fallbrook in 2004 after the sale of their Seattle-based banking software company and became involved with the Child Development Center the following year. They say they have become huge Fallbrook fans and spend too much of their time playing golf badly. Jim is also president of the Boys and Girls Club of North County.