Kimberly Binning Chevlin
Kimberly has been a teacher at MVUSD since 1997 and a part of MEA since 1999. Since becoming President in 2019 Kimberly has dedicated her time to making sure educators rights and desires are being held to a highest standard. Her goals as President of MEA
are to advocate on the behalf of our members . To promote unity and inclusion among educators of all levels, and to continue the work of the organizing committee to establish a strong line of communication with our members .
Lisa Van Ryzin, MSN, RN
Lisa began as a site rep and quickly ascended the ranks to become our organizing chair. And from that point, there was no looking back as Lisa has proven time and again her passion for the membership of MEA. She has since stepped up to become our bargaining chair and Vice President. She is currently a 7th math teacher, at Dorothy McElhinney Middle School
Lisa has been a credentialed school nurse for MVUSD for the past 18 years. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science from Point Loma Nazarene University in 1995. She then went to San Diego State University to receive her Master of Science in Nursing, Community Health, and School Health, and a Health Services credential. She has been the MEA treasurer since 2017.
Elementary School Director
Brittany was raised here in Murrieta and is a product of our schools. Growing up, she was passionate about two things: leadership and babies (hence her degree). She graduated from ASU with a BA in Early Childhood Education. She has been an educator for over 8 years. Brittany taught Kindergarten in Arizona for 5 years before returning back to Murrieta to raise her own family. She subbed for MVUSD for 2 years before accepting a 2nd grade position at Rail Ranch Elementary. She is now a 1st grade teacher at Monte Vista Elementary School. As the new MEA secretary she would like to thank you for allowing her the opportunity to serve the members of this wonderful union.
Middle School Director
Julie received her Master's Degree and Teaching Credential from Azusa Pacific University. In 2016, She completed my Administration Credential as well as a Single Subject Matter in Math Credential.
She have worked in education for over 21 years and has taught 2nd, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade.
Julie has been married for 28 years. They have three children, Jaclyn, Johnny, and Lexi.
Her hobbies include camping with her family, sewing, martial arts (4th degree Blackbelt in Taekwondo), Angels baseball, and collecting Coca-Cola memorabilia.
High School Director
Chris holds a BA in English, a BA in English Education, and an MA in English--and has been a member of the Vista Murrieta English Department since 2016. In his 20+ years as an educator, his adventures have included teaching in Title I schools, serving in numerous site leadership and extracurricular capacities, and engaging in a variety of civic leadership/advocacy roles. Chris welcomes the challenges of representing the interests of his fellow secondary educators and is honored to serve as MEA High School Director.
Sp Ed. Director
Heidi began working in Murrieta in 2003. She was a Resource Specialist at Warm Springs Middle School for 7 years before taking the leap to High School in 2010. "Working at Murrieta High School has been incredibly rewarding as I have grown as a person, and a teacher.
I can honestly say, I love my job!"
Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies/ CSUSM
Master's Degree in Education / CSUSM
MultiSubject, Special Education and Administrative Credentials / CSUSM
Cynthia is a Speech and Language Pathologist at Antelope Hills Elementary. She has worked for MVUSD since 2011. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 1995. She received her Master of Arts degree in Communication Disorders and her Speech-Language Pathology Services Credential from California State University, Fullerton in 2011. She has been the Specialized Student Support Personnel director for MEA since 2019.