Barb Mozdzen

Key Facts

Party N/A; nonpartisan election
Status Incumbent


Barbara (Barb) Mozdzen has a bachelor’s of science in nursing and physics [5]. Mozdzen was first elected to the CUSD Governing Board in 2008, won reelection in 2012, 2016, and 2020, and currently serves as the Board President [1, 2]. Mozdzen is the former Booster Club President for Chandler High’s Swim and Dive team, a retired legal assistant, and volunteered for the Chandler Education Foundation. Mozdzen was the president of and is a former board member of Desert Sun Child Development [1]. Mozdzen faced criticism for her response to a situation of bullying, in which a young man came forth about his experience with being bullied, to which Mozdzen pointed out that the bullying had not occurred in the district [6]. In response to her “lack of empathy”, parents started an effort to recall Mozdzen from her position on the Governing board in March of 2024 [4].

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2 BallotPedia – Barbara
3 Chandler Independent
4 BallotPedia – Recall
5 Chandler EA
6 Queen Creek Tribune