Introducing our passionate and dedicated 2022-2023 board members! Get to know a little about each one through their bio, and make sure to introduce yourself if you see them around campus or at any events. We’re excited to be part of this incredible community and look forward to all of the exciting events this year!
I moved to Fountain Hills in 1999 from Illinois. I received my cosmetology license in 2000, graduating from Scott Cole Academy in Scottsdale,Az. I have been a hairdresser in Scottsdale for 22 years. My husband, Dennis and I have been married for 17 years. He is a graduate of Fountain Hills High School. We have two boys Emerson (class of 2026) and Cullen (2029). I was a race director and volunteered for a non profit organization called Az Heroes to Hometowns in 2012, 2013, 2014. I helped start their first Salute A Soldier 5k and 1 mile walk. Currently I am a member of the Fountain Hills Four Peaks Chapter-Daughters of the American Revolution and am there monthly newsletter writer. My hope is to work together with the PTO to provide support for our students and staff at FHUSD and help our district continue to flourish.
Kim Duckworth, her husband and kids moved to Fountain Hills in August of 2020. Kim and Anthony have two sons, Lucas (21, attending UCLA) and Joaquin (4th grader at FHMS). Kim graduated with majors in Economics and Rhetoric/Communications from University of California, Davis. Kim has been actively involved in her kids classrooms as room mom and in leading centers. She has also served on a gala committee and most recently has donated her time to the PBIS store, and PTO Holiday Pop Up, Book fair, 5K run. Kim is also an active volunteer at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control and enjoys walking the dogs while they wait for their new forever home. Kim is excited to join the PTO and help our organization support the needs of our students and staff here in Fountain Hills.
Heather Rynearson has been a Fountain Hills resident with her husband Matt, son Tyson (Senior, class of 2023) and daughter Autumn (Junior, class of 2024) since March of 2017. Before moving to Arizona in 2011, Heather and family lived in Southern Minnesota where most of their extended family still lives.
Heather works full time as an account executive for a healthcare software company. Away from work she enjoys being outdoors, golfing, hiking, fishing, arts & crafts, cooking and traveling. Our favorite trips so far have been Costa Rica, the South of France, and Maui.
I moved to Fountain Hills in 2001 and am originally from Kansas. I met my husband Nick in 2005 who was part of the first graduating class of Fountain Hills High School. We have three children in the district Jack (class of 2027), Claire (class of 2029) and Oliver (class of 2031). I am a network director at HonorHealth, my role is to help improve the wellbeing and experience for our patients. I look forward to doing the same as a PTO member for our students and staff here at FHUSD. I enjoy being outdoors, traveling and spending time with my family and friends.
Kailey and her husband Aaron are Fountain Hills natives. They attended all FHUSD schools from kindergarten through senior year. They have two sons, Henry (class of 2032) and James (class of 2034) who both attend McDowell Mountain Elementary School. Kailey was previously a 1st grade teacher and now substitute teaches at McDowell Mountain as well as Promiseland Preschool. She also works at Christs Church of Fountain Hills as the Early Childhood Director and develops the curriculum for the Sunday School program as well as overseeing her volunteers. Kailey is very excited to be a member of the PTO and give back to the schools that she attended and that her sons now attend.
Kimberly Paulsen was born and raised in Michigan. She moved to Arizona and earned her B.S. in Business. She has worked in finance/accounting in various industries such as healthcare, engineering, and commercial real estate. She has two beautiful boys, Mark and Mason, enrolled at McDowell Mountain Elementary. Kim strongly values education and extracurricular activities. She has played many team sports such as basketball, volleyball, and kickball. She has also been part of Girl Scouts, Spanish Club, National Honor Society, and Alpha Delta Pi. She has been in the Fountain Hills community for 13 years. Kimberly also enjoys reading, collecting books, cycling, running, and dogs.
Julia Mosqueda spent the majority of her life in California. After living in four other states she settled in Fountain Hills with her husband and two children in 2021. She worked in real estate sales and property management for 15 years and has earned her first-degree black belt in taekwondo. Julia has a son Nicolas, enrolled in Mcdowell Mountain Elementary School, and a daughter, Hannah, who is in her second year of college. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and wine tasting.
Sarah and her family moved to Fountain Hills in June of 2023 from Peoria, AZ. Her husband, Jake, pastors at Generation Church and her two daughters, Makayla (class of 2027) and Hope (class of 2032), attend FHHS and MMES respectively. After earning a degree from UCLA, Sarah started working in TV production. When she isn’t producing episodes for her boss of 20 years, Dr. Phil, Sarah enjoys volunteering in her daughter’s classrooms and helping out at school events. Sarah is excited to a part of the PTO and help support teachers and students in FHUSD.
Allison and her husband Paul relocated to Fountain Hills from Minnesota in June of 2021 with their family. They have 3 boys; Max (20- Miami University, OH), Bennett (18- Colorado Christian University), and JD (14) a freshman at FHHS. Allison was actively involved in the boys schools in Minnesota, volunteering in their classrooms, helping plan school fundraisers, and managing many sports team over the years. Allison has her degree in elementary education and her Masters Degree in special education. Allison taught for several years as a special education teacher. She feels strongly about giving back to education, supporting teachers, and helping communities connect and support their schools. Allison is excited to be apart of the PTO and to meet other parents and families in Fountain Hills.
Jelaine, her husband Jared and their four sons relocated to Fountain Hills in the Spring of 2015 from West Bloomfield, Michigan. She is an accredited professional Interior Designer helping clients decorate their homes and offices only in her spare time. With four active boys enrolled in FHUSD she can frequently be found in one of the school buildings, volunteering in one capacity or another. She enjoys physical fitness, reading, decorating and shopping. She has recently served on the McDowell Mountain Elementary site council, the facilities use committee, PTO Gala Chairperson and MMES PTO VP. She looks forward to bringing many new fresh and fun ideas to the PTO.