President's Message

President's Strategic Plan

Mission Statement

The Rotary club of Fountain Valley seeks to improve the quality of life in our community and beyond through the actions and generosity of its members.

Vision Statement

Helping people form social bonds while strengthening their community, with a special emphasis on the welfare and development of youth.

Strategic Goals and Action Items

Increase membership
• Increase membership
• Invite local business leaders, journalists, and public officials to speak at club meetings. Promote Club membership and ask for referrals. Ongoing action.
• Designate the 2nd Tuesday of each month as an evening meeting to be held at Ozzie’s Sports Bar and Lounge inside of Fountain Bowl at 5:30 pm. Ongoing action.
• Publish advance notice of fundraising and award events in the Fountain Valley Living Magazine and other Social Media. Invite the public.
• Calendar all events and send notice two months in advance. Increase Financial Resources
• In months where there is 5 Tuesdays, hold an evening Wine Tasting and Appetizer event to raise fund for the club and enjoy social time with club, their spouses and guests.

Increase Service
• Visit Thomas House Shelter 3 times during the course of the Rotary Year to serve dinner and play team building games with the children.
• Continue our Most Improved Student, Teacher of the Year and Every Student Succeeding Programs.
• Fund projects for local schools through our fundraising efforts
• Start and maintain an Interact Club for High School Students so they can join us in providing service to the community,

Increase Member participation
• Assign every member a task or committee by 30 September of each year.
• Make all feel wanted and important.
• Celebrate our successes.
• Email every member a recap of every meeting and event.

Our Standards

Is it the TRUTH?
Is it FAIR to all concerned?
Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Dr. Mark Johnson


Mark Johnson is proud to be the President of the Fountain Valley Rotary Club for the 2017-18 year. He has been the Superintendent in Fountain Valley School District since January 2015. Prior to becoming a part of the FVSD family, he spent considerable time in the Los Alamitos Unified School District, where he served for 15 years as a middle school teacher, site administrator and most recently as Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services. Under his leadership, the Fountain Valley School District successfully passed Measure O, the first general obligation bond passed in the District’s history. This $63 million bond will dramatically enhance the teaching environment in our classrooms with plans to improve air quality and air climate through much needed facilities upgrades. Over the last several years, Dr. Johnson has led numerous change initiatives in education related to improving student outcomes. Some of these changes include: long-term facilities planning, leadership development, educational technology and online learning, Common Core, Depth and Complexity, Cognitively Guided Instruction, Advanced Placement for All and College and Career Readiness. In addition, Dr. Johnson is committed to developing new and emerging leaders as an adjunct professor in the Rossier School of Education Doctoral Program at the University of Southern California. Dr. Johnson earned a Bachelor of Science in biology and a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, a Master of Arts in education administration from National University and a Doctor of Education in educational leadership from the University of Southern California. Family is a big part of Dr. Johnson’s life, and he resides locally with his wife Susan, an elementary school teacher, and three young daughters.