Introducing Your Board Members

Keith Clark, President, District #4

Board member since 2007; Current term expires Dec. 2023
Keith Clark, D.V.M., was elected to the board in November 2007. He holds a degree from the University of Idaho and a doctorate in veterinary medicine from Washington State University. Clark owns and operates Pet Vet Hospital and Wellness Center. Before moving to the Spokane Valley in May 1995, he previously practiced veterinary medicine in Arizona and Idaho. He oversees the seminary and institute programs for his church, is involved in Boy Scouts of America and volunteers for Pet Rescue and Spokane Humane Society. He also volunteers in Central Valley schools. Clark has seven children, including several graduates of Central Valley schools.


Debra Long, Vice President, District #3

Board member since 2003; Current term expires Dec. 2023
Debra Long was elected to the board in 2003. Long was elected to serve on Washington State School Directors' Association (WSSDA) legislative committee in 2003, served as Vice President in 2010, and as President in 2013. Long was active on the WSSDA Board of Directors for 12 years. Long also served on WSSDA’s Federal Relations Network committee and Foundation board. Long is a member of the Central Valley Band and Colorguard booster organization and has been their craft fair chairperson since 1994. She has served as Bloomsday volunteer coordinator since 2000 and on the Eastern Washington University (EWU) Alumni Board from 2011-2014. In 2010, Long received the Community Building Alumni award from EWU. She holds the following degrees: Associate in Science degree in accounting from Spokane Falls Community College; a Bachelor of Business Administration, a minor in Human Resources, and a Master of Public Administration from EWU. Long is employed as the accounting manager for Rockwood Retirement Communities. Her two children graduated from Central Valley High School.

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Teresa Landa, Legislative Representative, District #2

Board member since 2021; Current term expires Dec. 2025
Teresa Landa was elected to the school board in 2021. Landa’s educational career is defined by 26 years in CVSD as a former teacher and administrator; four years in Newport, WA as the Newport School District Superintendent; and four years as NEWESD101’s Assistant Superintendent and consultant post retirement. Now she is directing her path in education to the CVSD School Board. She is committed to working with the other School Board directors, administration, staff and community to provide all students with the educational background that will prepare them to meet their goals in further education, careers, and life. Her education consists of the American College in Paris, a Bachelors of Arts from University of Washington, a Master of Arts in education including Principal Certification from Whitworth University, a Superintendent Certification from Washington State University as well as an Adjunct Professor at Eastern University in the Principal Certification Program. She has done extensive work as a volunteer including CVSD classroom helper, parent educator in Ready for Kindergarten, Bloomsday and as a former Rotarian. Four generations of Landa’s family proudly hold CVSD diplomas, including herself. 


Cindy McMullen, Director, District #1

Board member since 2015; Current term expires Dec. 2023
Cindy McMullen was elected to the board in December 2015. A retired attorney who practiced in Spokane Valley for over 40 years with her husband Dennis, she holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in political science from Stanford University and a Juris Doctor degree from Gonzaga School of Law. McMullen served four years on the State Board of Education. She previously served for 24 years on the CVSD School Board, and served as president five times. McMullen was an officer on the Washington State School Directors’ Association (WSSDA) board, serving as its president in 2007. She currently serves on the WSSDA legislative committee, the Federal Relations Network and as a WSSDA Leadership Development trainer. She was named the Spokane YWCA Woman of Achievement in Education in 1997. McMullen and her husband have three married daughters, who grew up going to school within CVSD, now living across the country.


Pam OrebaughPam Orebaugh, Director, District #5

Board member since 2021; Current term expires Dec. 2025
Pam Orebaugh was elected to the school board in 2021. Orebaugh was raised in Montana, but has lived in the Spokane area for almost 30 years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Hawaii and a Master of Science degree in nursing from Aspen University. Her lengthy nursing career includes experience with flight nursing and care for children and pregnant women. Orebaugh currently teaches nursing at the university level. She is an active community volunteer and believes in our US Constitution and is guided by Biblical values. She has five children—all who all have attended Central Valley schools.