Mindy Yaras has been dedicated to public education since 1983 when her daughter entered kindergarten. Her commitment to education and the community of Moorpark inspired her become a school volunteer and advocate.
In 1999, Ms. Yaras ran for public office and was elected as a governing board member to the Moorpark Board of Education. Ms. Yaras served on the Board of Education from 1999 until 2008. In 2012, she joined as a board member of the Moorpark Education Foundation.
In addition to her volunteerism, she is employed with Bank of America as a technology project manager.
Ms. Yaras and her husband Howard moved to Moorpark in 1987 from the San Fernando Valley to give their children; Jennifer and Adam a quality education and a better sense of community. Proudly, Jennifer and her husband Shawn and Adam and his wife Cheryl have moved back to Moorpark to bring up their families. Mindy and Howard are blessed to be grandparents of Jack, Nicholas, Emma, Blake, Ava, Wyatt, Bella and Brooke.