Elected to the Board November 2007
Current Term Expires December 2020
Don Lee was elected to the School Board in November 2007. He is a longtime Torrance resident, moving here with his family in 1960. Don attended Torrance schools and is a Torrance High graduate. Don has committed himself to community service and has had various leadership positions in the Torrance community. He was Parks and Recreation Commissioner for 6 years and Planning Commissioner for 4 years. Don also served as president of the Torrance Historical Society, Chairman for the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce, President of the Torrance Junior Chamber of Commerce, and has been a member of the Torrance Rotary Club. Additionally, Don has been a Member to the Torrance South Bay YMCA Board of Directors. Don has always supported Torrance Unified School District and is a long time Advisory Board Member for the Torrance Education Foundation. In 1992 he was elected to the Torrance City Council where he served for 8 years. For the last 40 years Don has been a Farmers Insurance Agent and his current office is in Downtown Torrance. Don has three sons, Zachary, Andrew, and Devin, and a Daughter, Nicole, who all attended TUSD schools. Don's wife, Jean, is an educator in a near by school district focusing on Special Education.