In 1983, Jill and her young family relocated from Minnesota to Southern California. With her oldest child ready to start kindergarten, residency in Mountain View School District was chosen on the basis of district size and impressive test scores. Each of her children attended Mountain View School District and have gone on to pursue careers within the educational field.
Ms. Coulter believes a strong education and community involvement are essential to the success of every student. Based on this belief she has always been actively involved in the school district through classroom volunteering, Site Councils, Scouting (girl scouts and cub scouts), church organizations, AYSO, Little League, and local Club Soccer, as well as a puppy raiser for International Guiding Eyes. While her children were in school she worked in Mountain View School District as a noon supervisor and noon sports coordinator and also worked as a substitute proctor for the Chaffey Joint Union High School District. In 1998, she took a full time job assisting students with learning disabilities in the Chaffey, Chino, and Upland Districts to transition from high school to the area workforce.
As Co-chair of Citizen's for Measure X she facilitated the passage of a bond measure making Colony High School a reality. She has served on the Ontario Agricultural Preserve Planning Committee preparing for growth in South Ontario and making sure school facilities were on the forefront of the development.
A Mountain View School District board member since 1993, Ms. Coulter believes in providing all students with a strong fundamental education, employing and supporting the best teachers, employing the area's leading educators as administrators who will implement the Board and District's vision of educating the whole child within a balanced budget.
She works within the community as Chairwoman of the Business Retention Committee - a partnership between the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the City of Ontario. Her life-long dedication to community service garnered her the 2009 "Woman of Distinction" award from Assemblymember Bill Emmerson, as well as 2010 "Ontario Woman of the Year" from Senator Gloria Negrete-McCloud.
Ms. Coulter's term in office expires on November 30, 2018.