Vivian Hansen is President of the Paramount School Board. A member of the community for over 40 years she feels honored to serve the students of PUSD. Mrs. Hansen's husband, Tom, is a graduate of Paramount High School and their three children attended Paramount schools. Active in community affairs, Mrs. Hansen has served in the community through the following organizations: Paramount Lady Elks, Paramount Soroptimist and PTA., and in 2002 was named Paramount's Most Valuable Citizen of the Year by the Paramount Elks. She also serves as an elected representative to the Delegate Assembly of the California School Boards Association where she is able to influence statewide educational policies. Mrs. Hansen is a liaison to the Ad Hoc Committee for the City of Paramount. She encourages strong partnerships among parents, teachers, administrators, and employee groups. Vivian is a passionate, articulate and informed advocate for public education and believes her primary role is to make certain that every student has the resources to achieve academic success.