Gunnell has lived in Glendale since 1974. She attended Eugene Field and Mark Keppel elementary schools, Toll Middle School and Hoover High School, where she was a member of the water polo team. Her son is enrolled at Edison Elementary, and her nieces and nephews attend Fremont Elementary and Wilson Middle School. Gunnell has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, and a master’s degree in human development.
Why are you running for school board?
I am running for school board because I want more parental and community involvement, resources focused on classroom and school sites, and transparency and accountability for financial and policy decisions.